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I have written many agencies and medical offices trying to find some information. My husband was in the Air Force and did two tours in Viet Nam stationed on the front lines as a weather observer. The weather observation area was on the flight path surrounded by fuel and chemicals...Agent Orange and others. The bladders leaked, personnel spilled fuels and chemicals, etc.

Approximately 15 years ago my husband could no longer produce testosterone, he later developed adult onset diabetes, neuropathy, hypertension, had to have stents in his heart. The most recent developments are ones that I am trying to research with little luck...within the last 11 months he has developed both hypotension and bradycardia. The cardiologist says the EKG, stress test and holter monitor do not show anything he is concerned about.

My father was in Nam for 2 tours, died at age 60 after 2 1/2 years of declining health. He looked 80 years old. He was told he had Wegener's Granulomotosis, his kidneys failed, he could no longer produce red blood cells. His first heart attach was at age 46, he developed diabetes before his death. The cause of death on his death certificate is hypotension.

I would appreciate any information or leads you can provide regarding other veteran's experiencing hypotension, bradycardia, any reports or studies that have any information at all would be most appreciated. Thank you for your time.
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replied August 27th, 2007
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Re: Agent Orange And Bone/marrow Cancer
curious74432 wrote:
I have written many agencies and medical offices trying to find some information. My husband was in the Air Force and did two tours in Viet Nam stationed on the front lines as a weather observer. The weather observation area was on the flight path surrounded by fuel and chemicals...Agent Orange and others. The bladders leaked, personnel spilled fuels and chemicals, etc.

Approximately 15 years ago my husband could no longer produce testosterone, he later developed adult onset diabetes, neuropathy, hypertension, had to have stents in his heart. The most recent developments are ones that I am trying to research with little luck...within the last 11 months he has developed both hypotension and bradycardia. The cardiologist says the EKG, stress test and holter monitor do not show anything he is concerned about.

My father was in Nam for 2 tours, died at age 60 after 2 1/2 years of declining health. He looked 80 years old. He was told he had Wegener's Granulomotosis, his kidneys failed, he could no longer produce red blood cells. His first heart attach was at age 46, he developed diabetes before his death. The cause of death on his death certificate is hypotension.

I would appreciate any information or leads you can provide regarding other veteran's experiencing hypotension, bradycardia, any reports or studies that have any information at all would be most appreciated. Thank you for your time.


Hi!
I found some informations about scientific evidence regarding associations between health outcomes and exposure to chemical compounds in herbicides used in Vietnam. Scientists say that there is inadequate or insufficient evidence to determine whether an association exists between exposure to herbicides and the bone cancer and circulatory disorders and limited evidence for type 2 diabetes. There are some other health conditions that are involved, but you were interested in these once.
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