Veterans with High Blood Pressure

Veteran Disability Lawyer in Atlanta

Many veterans with high blood pressure go undetected as the symptoms of this condition are not always severe and may be associated with other factors. It is important to have your blood pressure checked on a routine basis. Some of the signs of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, include:

  • Headache
  • Dizzy
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain/shortness of breath
  • Vomiting and/or nausea

If you or a loved one has these signs, you should see your physician and have a thorough medical examination as soon as possible. If you think that this condition is in any way related to your military service, an Atlanta veterans' disability lawyer from our firm should be consulted. You may be entitled to veteran compensation. High blood pressure can lead to heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, damage to the eyes, severe leg pain and aneurysms. It is a serious condition and has been known to affect veterans who served multiple combat tours. There is also research that hypertension may be associated with exposure to Agent Orange. It is also one of the illnesses caused by Agent Orange.

High blood pressure should not be discounted as a serious health risk. Statistics show that some veterans are more inclined towards high blood pressure due to their service in the military. Our firm stands ready to help veterans obtain their just veterans disability. We have witnessed too much injustice in this area. Our experience for 40 years helping disabled individuals obtain disability benefits from large government agencies qualifies us to provide you with the help you need to obtain your benefits. We know the system and we can get results. We fight hard and are tough when we need to be towards our opponents. We make ourselves available to our clients and you will find us personable and caring. Most importantly you will find us effective.