Also ask docs to see if Korean Vets have same health issues as vets from other eras ... if it is a common chemical of harm:
If caused by 2-butoxyethanol aka Ethylene Glycol Monobutyl Ether it is AIHA or IMHA
a flu or an ongoing cough or some new symptoms back then?
What other symptoms do you have?
At any rate, the flu-causing chemical would cause many things. It it was exposure to 2-butoxyethanol you would have red blood cell fatigue (not often found by doctors except in the most extreme cases) Ask your doctor to have the lab tech LOOK at the red blood cells and gather all possible info on them. (Fragility of membranes? 'Bites out of them?' Spikes on them? jpg)
This same chemical causes autoimmune central nervous system issues of which sleep is one
These are symptoms of hemolytic anemia - what this chemical is said to cause.
Check your blood tests *
Loose your temper easily?
Central Nervous System * damage
(partial list of clues for this)
and which I think there is widespread application
Those with CFIDS should fill in the checklist ... for 'the pattern' *
if you have it, ... share with your doctor/s
Check these basics *
Some ways your body might 'complain' about too much of some kind of chemical *
This chemical won't do just one thing - If you only have one health issue, and/or your parent doesn't have 'the odd assortment of CFIDS symptoms,' don't suspect 2-butoxyethanol poisoning.
Compare EVOS Robin to Gulf War Vet Donny
Various cancers possible *
No Chemo for Cancer Treatment 'in the works'