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Talk to me Please RE: Iraq illness

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posted on Apr, 24 2008 @ 09:29 PM
I am a young disabled female combat veteran.

My wounds are all internally. I suffer from the "unknown" and the "undiagnosed". I suffer from this whole "IRAQ DISEASE"
I suffer from my one and only deployment.

I was a truck driver in the U.S. Army, hauling the military supplies and mail to each post across Iraq and Kuwait, back in 2004 with the 66th Transportation Company. In only 14 months we drove over 1.5 million miles. We drove like robots- a lot of times with little sleep, had to hurry up and make/finish missions, had to hurry up to wait.
Early in my deployment, I became ill with various ailments, allergies and just weird #-to include many things.
I have been pushed off by many different medical personnel, for the last 3 years- and my illnesses are worsening. I question daily, "How much time do I have left?" I can not help it. My pains are god awful and no one seems to care.

It's like I am standing in a glass box in the middle of a crowded downtown and people are just staring at me.. I am screaming my head off but No one Can Hear ME! It's as if they can not hear me because they do not care to. They are not listening to me... Just like the VA doctors~How can you give me medication for an illness you tell me is "undiagnosed" or "unknown"?

I have immense troubles in anything and everything I attempt to commit to: people, jobs, and school~I blame my pain. It takes over me- causing me to scream out in pain full of tears (who wants to see that?!)

It starts as an ache until its sharp and stabbing me-it comes and goes and comes comes comes again. It is still unknown... undiagnosed..

I cry out for people- in my situation with this "DU" "GWS" "IBS" "CFS" "CLBP" "CSTS" "PTSD" oh god- what did I leave out? I mean seriously, there is just way too much to keep up with! I am sick of being sick. I want like people to contact me.

If I was naked- standing alone in the street; I guarantee everybody would stop then...But I bet they still would not listen. Some people just don't get it.

I referenced a lot of my information to the following:

posted on Apr, 24 2008 @ 09:48 PM
You may want to contact Joyce Riley. She's an advocate for Gulf War Vets.

Check out these sites. You may have to browse around to find an e-mail address for her, but I think she'd be a good place to start. She did an interview with George Noory on C2C about Gulf War illnesses.

posted on Apr, 24 2008 @ 10:02 PM
Seeing and experiencing Iraq would like cause some form of depression or mental illness. It shows you how life can be taken in the blink of an eye. This would be along PSTD lines. If you felt good chemically, you wouldn't probably be feeling much this way.

Anytime you have overwhelming stressors that creep up on you, it takes one final blow to cause a chemical imbalance.

Our brain has a certain threshold to stress. It modern times this threshold is often over-run as modern times are more stressful. War is worse and more impactful than in the past. The looming threat of Nuclear and Biological warfare can way heavy. Our ancestors did not have to deal with such stress, and therefore, evolutionarily speaking, our tolerance for stress is minimalistic compared to today's real-world events.

posted on Apr, 24 2008 @ 10:02 PM
reply to post by Mason_A

If I were you, I'd contact a specialist in chemical toxicity, like Dr Sherry Rogers;

Dr. Rogers

and also Dr. Russell Blaylock;

Dr. Blaylock

Dr. Rogers is an expert is toxicity...." Dr. Rogers believes man has neglected one fundamental biological rule - to check and see if the organism is adapting to its new environment. She contends we are the first generation to be exposed to such an unprecedented number of chemicals. The work of detoxifying this intensive chemical exposure causes serious deficiencies. This maladaptation due to inability to adequately detoxify the body has resulted in chronic disease. But Dr. Rogers points out that disease is not a drug deficiency. The common goal of her current research projects is to help people adapt naturally in lifestyle changes and reverse chronic disease. "


Although I have enormous confidence in these two doctors ^^, I just ran into this one, which is right down your alley;

Project Day Lily

And please stop back to give us updates...


[edit on 24-4-2008 by toasted]

[edit on 25-4-2008 by toasted]

posted on Apr, 30 2008 @ 12:10 AM
I really hope this isn't your problem... but read this:

"In May, 2003, the United States dumped 2,200 tons of depleted uranium on Iraq, according to reliable sources, and it's logical to assume that more depleted uranium is being employed in the current attacks on Faluja that began April 8 to put down Iraqi resistance to the American presence there.

According to independent geoscientist Leuren Moret, the war on Iraq - like the war on Afghanistan - is a nuclear war. "Depleted uranium is a nuclear weapon and it is a weapon of mass destruction under the U. S. government's definition of weapons of mass destruction," Moret says.

The Pentagon has repeatedly denied that DU is harmful, despite the symptoms of half the returning veterans from the first Persian Gulf Wars who are now disabled. But researchers have shown that the Pentagon has been fully aware of the consequences of what is called "low level radiation" since 1942, when depleted uranium was first suggested for development as a military weapon under the Manhattan Project.

On Sunday, April 6, the New York Daily News reported that nine soldiers who returned from Iraq last summer had symptoms typical of DU poisoning. The News arranged for them to be tested by Asaf Duracovic, a former colonel in the Army Reserves who served in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, and one of the world's foremost experts on the medical effects of radioactive weaponry. Depleted uranium was found in the urine of four of the men - Sgt. Hector Vega, Sgt. Ray Ramos, Sgt. Agustin Matos and Cpl. Anthony Yonnone - the first confirmed cases of inhaled depleted uranium exposure from the current Iraq conflict."

Full article

Good Luck.. I'll pray for you.

posted on Jun, 12 2008 @ 08:16 PM
reply to post by Mason_A

You need to contact a doctor who under stands Gulf War Syndrome.
This is now recognized by the US and England.

Chemical weapons were used during the first gulf war and possibly in
the second gulf war.

You need to under go a extensive toxicity screening for any thing

If you have to go to a privet lab and have them do it.

Hope this helps!

WO2 Wing-Nut

[edit on 6/12/2008 by Wing-nut]

posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 01:24 PM
reply to post by toasted
Thank you for your response... my health is worsening!! I have yet been able to prove my illness let alone get past it! I have now been diagnosed with "Asthma" and have spent thousands of dollars on medical care.
No one seems to care about me~majority of doctors blame my health on "PTSD" well then it may as well been called "DU Poisoning"!

My illness has transformed into something new and stronger and I have become much more 'sensitive' to smells and things I am unaware of but my allergies finds them... and my mouth begins to hurt and 'my whole body gets like chicken skin' and in the roof of my mouth it becomes very dark! It is so disgusting!!! I get weird rashes and itchy skin!! I am so disgusted of this..
I can not leave my house as I become very irritable and then ill and then pass out... I fight it with everything I got; but it's taking over big time! I have tried to prove it but will need a lot of money, and that I do not have!
So I am going to use what little I have left for a hollistic doctor to begin some kind of 'chelation therapy'.

I read that if I eat 'Miso Soup' and 'Seaweed' that'll help, so I did. I became very ill in the ways that I am used to consisting of being on the toliet all day; unlike this new transformed illness, I completely lose consiousness!

It is hard for me to write on the computer it's messing me up badly! I should get away from this thing but I must be heard!

The Federal employees of 'god only knows' what agency is following me around and I have seen them taking notes about me, following me, and tapping into my vehicle (lol, ha ha I see you)!!!
"They" have tapped my phone, followed me around the city of Tampa, Florida and "They" have to go somewhere else because I am sick and "they" know it and "they" know what "they" did to me and millions of others is inhumane and WRONG! WRONG WRONG WRONG!!!! HOW DARE ANYONE MESS WITH ANOTHER'S CHILDREN! THAT IS GOD AWFUL; ALIEN BABIES ARE BEING DELIVERED?! FROM WHO SATAN??


I warned them on the phone while talking with a friend about following unlawful orders.. everyone knows you don't do everything you are told because when you follow an unlawful order it is illegal and unjust and inhumane and who cares about money and pension on JUDGEMENT DAY?

That is EXACTLY what I want to know~ When you sleep and dream of holding millions of dollars, where is it when you wake up???

Yeah that is right WE can not take any of this here with US when WE die therefore how dare WE use any excuse, as any reason to continue to allow this to happen. I SAID IT HOW DARE WE USE NUCLEAR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WARFARE IN OUR OWN COUNTRY LET ALONE OTHERS!!!

I have found a petition you may sign up to ban the Use of depleted uranium in weaponry; www.ICBUW.ORG
It asks you to pay $2... but so what! What is money anyway?? Yet another thing this Government has developed to control us! I hope that you and everyone that reads this is willing to go on their website and sign the petition at the least and then if you can donate... I tried but they would not allow me to do both on the same card!

posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 01:50 PM

I am praying for you ..and ASKING FOR GOD TO HEAL YOU NOW in the name of THE LORD JESUS CHRIST

Sorry I do not know what to say other than that .
My Stepdad who passed a few years ago had many illnesses due to Agent Orange from Vietnam ...the VA hospital would lose his charts etc and sometimes they said they didnt even know he was in there ..when I would call to check on him..
We finally just quit taking him there .Of course the outside Hospitals and Drs. were not much help either .In fact once in there ...the bed sores (That he didnt have before being put in there) made him get gangrene (because they did not even treat them) and also he contacted MRSA while there ..AND that is what finally KILLED HIM >.....(he was doing great at home after having a stroke ...until he went in for a simple operation for a hernia that was necessary) and he didnt get to come home after that ....

I get madder at our Gov about the LACK of CONCERN and treatment for our Vets than I do anything else they do ....
My Dad gave them his all for 25 years ...and recieved numerous Purple hearts ..even died twice while being blown out of the sky while he was saving others (he was a helicopter pilot that flew the wounded out) ....
And they would not even pay for his DENTAL (That was about all he was mad at them for lol).....And they sure didnt care whether he had enough money to survive on once he got out .........
He also gave his life in the VA when he signed for them to use new treatments on him to help save others who had Agent Orange (which I am sure didnt help his own illnesses and probobaly aided in his death)

[edit on 14-10-2008 by Simplynoone]

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