No surprise this month to see Tinnitus questions as one of the top discussions. Tinnitus is the most common service connected disability. In the military there's a lot of boom boom and jet engines, while hearing protection has improved it's not always practical in real life situations. All related Tinnitus Information Click Here How is tinnitus tested by VA for compensation … [Read more...] about Top 10 Discussions June 2017 – Veterans Compensation Claims
Continuing the trend for a few months are posts about Retroactive Back Pay, does this mean more veterans are getting their claims granted? Who knows? It does however bring up a good tip. When figuring your retroactive compensation pay make sure to use the corresponding year and rate see this chart VA Historical Disability Compensation Rates Another trending topic "What does … [Read more...] about Top 10 Content Sept 2016
VA disability claims for noise-related hearing loss or tinnitus, there are certain things you’ll want to do to help your case: Provide detailed statements that explain the noise exposure you experienced during your military service. Cite the sources of the noise such as the machinery you used or the environment you worked in. Cite the duration of the exposure, and explain … [Read more...] about Tinnitus – VA Disability Claims
The search for new tinnitus treatments and potential cures is ongoing. Here are some of the cutting-edge therapies currently in development — but which have not yet been fully validated for effective clinical use.Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.ata.org … [Read more...] about Experimental Therapies | American Tinnitus Association
Sometimes I’ll hear a really high-pitched sound and nothing else. What’s going on?This is technically tinnitus, or the perception of a sound that isn’t there, says Daniel Jethanamest, MD, the director of otology, neurotology, and skull-base surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. But it’s not the chronic tinnitus that seems to affect … [Read more...] about What Is This God-Awful Ringing in My Ears?