Gulf War Syndrome

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What is Gulf War Syndrome?

Gulf War Syndrome describes a number of health problems associated with military service during Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn.

What is it like to have Gulf War Syndrome?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Nothing reported yet
Meloxicam, Amitriptyline
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet
Mirtazapine

What do patients take to treat Gulf War Syndrome and its symptoms?

No-data

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Who has Gulf War Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 8 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 3 say Gulf War Syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 3
50s 4
60s 0
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

71% Females
29% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Gulf War Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
Last updated:
No-data

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