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Stress and Trauma and Healing Power of Pets

How a Dog Saved a Vet with Trauma and PTSD In this 7-minute video, an ex-Marine talks about his PTSD and how a dog saved his life. This video is inspiring and full of heart. Enjoy. “ ~ It is … Continue reading

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Battle Neurosis and PTSD–“Let There Be Light”

A John Huston Film on WWII Vets Recovering From PTSD While serving with the U.S. Army Photographic Unit during World War II, John Huston made three documentaries. In 1945, he filmed “Let There Be Light,” the third and final one … Continue reading

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Independance Day for Vets with Stress and Trauma

Vets Share Their Stress After Coming Home As you watch this short video, remember that trauma and PTSD is treatable. The suffering these brave men and women still go through is totally unnecessary. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlLl4SI_Ydc&feature=player_embedded Notice that many of the vets … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD-Part 1

Who Will Have Trauma and Get PTSD? This is the 1st of 5 blogs that will show graphics on various aspects of trauma and PTSD. Although the data in these graphics are geared towards trauma and PTSD in the military, … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD – Part 2

What is Trauma and PTSD? This graphic shows who is more likely to develop PTSD from trauma. Although the symptoms of trauma and PTSD are the same, it is considered a trauma for the first 30 days. If the symptoms … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD – Part 3

Percentage of Combat Vets with Trauma and PTSD since WWII. This graphic shows the prevalence of drugs and alcohol amongst combat vets, even those seeking treatment. It also gives the percentages of combat vets with PTSD from all the wars … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD – Part 4

Combat Vets Receiving Treatment for Trauma and PTSD Check out the graphic on the left. It shows how many combat vets suffering trauma and PTSD don’t receive treatment and the main reasons why. After going through so much, it is … Continue reading

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Combat Vets, Trauma and PTSD – Part 5

Military Suggests How to Prevent and Treat Trauma and PTSD   TheĀ  graphic to the side comes from the Military Health Matters website. I give a wholehearted endorsement to the suggestions in the balloons that tell you how you can … Continue reading

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Holidays Affect Trauma and PTSD

How to Survive the Holidays with Trauma and PTSD. The following 8.5 minute video by Dr. Harry Croft provides insights into why the holidays aggravate trauma and PTSD. He also explains the symptoms of PTSD and why they are particularly … Continue reading

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Oxygen Therapy for trauma, PTSD, and TBI

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy improves lives of vets with Trauma and PTSD. The Journal of Neurotrauma reports that treatment with hyperbaric oxygen significantly improved the quality of life for veterans with trauma, PTSD, and TBI. This treatment was given to vets … Continue reading

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