I have multiple blood circulation problems, coronary artery diseasae, peripheral artery disease, and Raynaud's Phenomenen. I was exposed from March 17th, 1958 till June 12th, 1958 to multiple atomic and nuclear bomb tests at the Pacific test site, Eniwetok. I was an aircrew member which photographed Wahoo and Umbrella, both Hydrogen bomb detonations as well as witnessing 44 other atomic tests. I believe the radiation has had an influence on the scarring of interior walls of the arteries. I have a claim in with the Veterans Administration and any direction or assistance would be appreciated. Thank You
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