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Veteran depression, Do I have it?

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It’s no secret that veteran depression is at a higher rate than the rest of the population. What some might find surprising is how high the rate actually is.  The VA estimates that up to 33% of Vets suffer some symptoms of depression. 20% have severe symptoms, and up to 12% suffer from Major Depression, […]

Supportive Communities Are Vital for Veterans in Crisis

Supportive Communities Are Vital for Veterans in Crisis Veterans in crisis can benefit from support groups.

For many Veterans in crisis, there is no way to plan for the challenges you face after leaving the military. VA Claims Insider identified ways to find support.

Top 10 Mail-In Voting Tips for the 2020 Election

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How should Veterans vote in the 2020 elections? Or how do active duty service members vote? These are the two questions most veteran and active duty service members are asking themselves leading up to the general election on November 3, and many might want to consider mail-in voting.  With the added complication of this year’s […]

Sleep Apnea Secondary to PTSD? It’s time to start thinking outside the box…

Sleep Apnea Secondary to PTSD? It’s time to start thinking outside the box… Sleep Apnea Secondary to PTSD? It’s time to start thinking outside the box... Think Outside the

At VA Claims Insider, we specialize in connecting you with the right medical professional to help service-connect your conditions to prove the “Nexus” requirement under the law, and in this post, we’re discussing Sleep Apnea Secondary to PTSD. Remember that in order to be eligible for VA disability compensation, a disability or condition you suffer […]

How to Get Benefits for Anxiety

How to Get Benefits for Anxiety How to Get Benefits for Anxiety

As of 2016, an estimated 20 percent of veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan suffered from anxiety, stress or depression.  From 2000 to 2012 the reports of anxiety disorders from service-members increased 327%. In other words, if you’re suffering from anxiety, you’re not alone.  It’s believed that the main reason behind the increase of anxiety reports […]

8 Step VA Claim Process Explained

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The purpose of this article is to explain the 8-step VA claim process in detail and provide veterans with some tips on what happens after you’ve filed a VA disability compensation claim for VA benefits. At VA Claims Insider, a lot of Veterans want to know, “Brian, what happens after I’ve filed my VA claim?” […]

Military Sexual Trauma – What are my options?

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MST is a devastating trauma that victims want to forget. I will be opening up this sensitive topic today for those who would like more information about the compensation for conditions associated with this trauma. Also, how the VA recognizes this and how to be compensated for this devastating, lifetime injury. Because it is hard […]

How to file your migraine claim

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Migraines can truly be debilitating for those suffering from them. Majority of the time, it is not just a headache you will be suffering from either. Other symptoms include throbbing pain, nausea, dizziness, and sensitivity to light and sound. A migraine is usually characterized by a pulsing sensation on the side of the head. The pain […]

Total Disability Individual Unemployment: Myths & Facts

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Did you know that there are actually a lot of myths following Total Disability Individual Unemployment (TDIU) today? We want to take some time to do a little myth busting and explain the facts behind TDIU’s! As creatures of habit, we sometimes tend to rely on others for information rather than follow-up to confirm the […]