Can Agent Orange cause PTSD? (2023)

Does Agent Orange cause PTSD?

Combat exposure and injuries in Vietnam are significant risk factors for PTSD among Vietnam veterans on the Agent Orange registry.

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How common is PTSD in Vietnam veterans?

Estimate - I know that close by30 von 100(or 30%) of Vietnam veterans have had PTSD in their lifetime.

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What were the 4 different long-term effects of Agent Orange?

bladder cancer. Chronic B-cell leukemia chloracne. Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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Does Agent Orange cause mental health problems?

Agent Orange has been linked to serious health issues including cancer,severe psychological and neurological problemsand birth defects, both among the Vietnamese and among men and women in the US military.

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Why do so many Vietnam vets have PTSD?

Many psychiatric mental health professionals attribute the high incidence of PTSD in Vietnam-era veterans to this.lack of “decompression time”..

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What are the 4 symptoms of PTSD?

Common symptoms of PTSD
  • vivid flashbacks (feeling the trauma is happening)
  • intrusive thoughts or images.
  • Nightmares
  • Intense distress with real or symbolic memories of the trauma.
  • physical sensations such as pain, sweating, nausea or shaking.

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Can Agent Orange affect you later in life?

Unfortunately,Exposure to Agent Orange has had long-term health effects for many Vietnam-era veterans, including multiple myeloma, Parkinson's disease, and several types of cancer..

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What medical problems does Agent Orange cause?

Other illnesses caused by exposure to Agent Orange
  • AL-Amyloidose.
  • Chloracne (or other types of acneiform diseases like these)...
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2.
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • hypothyroidism
  • Ischemic heart disease.
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS)
  • Parkinsonism.
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Did Vietnam Veterans Get PTSD?

National Longitudinal Study of Vietnam Veterans (NVVLS)

The results confirm that while most Vietnam veterans are in good physical and mental condition,a significant number still suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)and other chronic health issues related to your service.

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What diseases does Agent Orange cause?

Veteran's diseases related to Agent Orange
  • AL amyloidosis. A rare disease caused when an abnormal protein, amyloid, invades tissues or organs.
  • bladder cancer. 🇧🇷
  • Chronic B-cell leukemias.
  • Chloracne (or similar acne-like condition)...
  • Diabetes mellitus Type 2. ...
  • Hypertension.
  • Morbus Hodgkin. 🇧🇷
  • hypothyroidism.
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