Getting the right amount of assistance from Veterans Affairs (VA) programs is not a guarantee, even if you're not able to transition to a healthy civilian life without help. Although the VA exists to help veterans as they enter and try to thrive in the civilian world, the burden of proof when it comes to getting benefits may be more than the average veteran is ready for. If you're having trouble working through pain or mobility issues, but can't afford therapy or worry about being able to afford therapy in the future, here are a few claim system techniques that could get the help you need--at least the basic level, then working your way up.
If you have ever experienced problems with your teeth or gums, you may have experienced a toothache, swollen or bleeding gums, or tooth sensitivity to hot or cold drinks. What you might not realize is that dental problems can sometimes indirectly lead to muscle pain. Here are three ways your teeth and gum problems might be contributing to your muscle pain and what you can do about them:
Juice cleanses are one of the latest fads when it comes to health and nutrition, and it's easy to see why; the simplistic, holistic approach that juice cleanses take is attractive in its ease of both preparation and actual consummation. But, like in any diet program, juice cleanses can actually hurt your body if they're not done with a strict amount of attention to what your body actually needs to thrive—so what are you to do?
Restless leg syndrome, or RLS, is a painful and irritating nerve condition in which afflicted individuals feel a tingling, pulsing, or even itching sensation in their legs. The condition often begins in the pelvic or hip area and works its way down the legs. Common in pregnancy as a woman's body changes, this is a condition that can be brought on by poor circulation, pinched nerves, or overall misalignment in the body.
Skin cancer affects many people, and in severe cases, it can result in death. It is important to recognize the signs of skin cancer, so that treatment can be applied during the early stages of the disease. Here is some information about skin cancer and how to identify its symptoms:
Can skin cancer be readily recognized?
Most skin cancers occur on areas of the skin that can be readily accessed. Thus, signs of the cancer are usually visible.