What is the average VA rating for migraines? Specifically, the 30 percent disability rating for migraine headaches can be broken down into three main components: (1) characteristic; (2) prostrating; and (3) average of once a month over the last several months. In this case, characteristic essentially means “typical”.
How do I get 50 VA disability for migraines?
- 50% – with very frequent completely prostrating and prolonged attacks productive of severe economic inadaptability.
- 30% – with characteristic prostrating attacks occurring on an average of once a month over the last several months.
Is it hard to get VA disability for migraines? The maximum VA rating for migraine headaches is 50 percent under 38 C.F.R. 4.124a Schedule for rating disabilities with VA diagnostic code 8100, under Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders. VA also rates migraines at 0%, 10%, and 30% for Veterans suffering from migraines due to an in-service incident.
What VA disabilities are secondary to migraines? There may also be secondary comorbidities such as neck, eye, or back injuries, fibromyalgia, and mental health issues. There can also be other secondary issues from the migraines such as sleep disorders, sleep apnea, chronic mental health issues such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.