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Medical Cannabis for Military Veterans Passes Congress, Heads to Obamas Desk
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vets, ptsd, medical cannabis, congress )

Stephen
- 33 days ago - rt.com
Military veterans, particularly those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may soon get access to medical cannabis in states that allow it after Congress voted to lift a federal ban.
Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: sweat lodge, PTSD, veterans )

Judy
- 134 days ago - koaa.com
A centuries-old tradition has become a new form of treatment for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the Native American sweat lodge on Fort Carson is leading the way for military installations around the country.
In Unit Stalked By Suicide Veterans Try to Save One Another
Health & Wellness  (tags: Marine battalion, VA, Afghanistan, PTSD, suicide, restive region )

Dandelion
- 275 days ago - nytimes.com
Members of a Marine battalion that served in a restive region in Afghanistan have been devastated by the deaths of comrades and frustrated by the V.A.
Summer Camps for Children Suffering From PTSD Open Throughout Gaza
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza, trauma, children, PCRF, Palestine Children's Relief Fund, PTSD, Center for Mind Body Medicine, CMBM, Cycling4Gaza )

Evelyn
- 317 days ago - pcrf.net
Summer camps for children who are suffering from psychological trauma after last summer's attacks on Gaza, and the continuing siege. After careful selection of children traumatized, volunteers got training from the Center for Mind Body Medicine (CMBM)
Doctor: Childhood Trauma Can Destroy Your Health Decades Later, Yet America Ignores It
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, trauma, PTSD )

Freya
- 360 days ago - alternet.org
In the mid-90s, the CDC and Kaiser Permanente discovered an exposure that dramatically increased the risk for seven out of 10 of the leading causes of death in the United States.
VIDEO - UK Doctors Shocked By Israeli Barbarism in Gaza That Kills and Dismembers Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, U.K. doctors, terror, ceasefire, humanitarian disaster-crisis, PTSD, trauma, children, treatment, healthcare, ethics, health, news, environment, medicine )

Jess
- 481 days ago - stopwar.org.uk
Six months on from the conflict in which more than 2,000 Palestinians and 73 Israelis lost their lives, tales such as WeamâEUR(TM)s are far from uncommon. But for the British doctors who helped treat her, such cases are still a shock.
Please Sign: VA, Offer Pituitary Screening to All Veterans!
Health & Wellness  (tags: pituitary, hypopituitarism, veterans, EID blasts, PTSD, TBI, hormonal imbalance, corisol, adrenalin, depression, suicide, US Veterans Administration, Dept of Veteran Affairs )

Susan
- 675 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Pituitary.org says that 1 in 5 people suffer from pituitary dysfunction - even more so if you have suffered any kind of jolt to the head, as have many war veterans. Screening for this condition will certainly save lives and quality of life for many vets.
VIDEO - Gaza: Is This a War on Children? | Channel 4 News   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS, PTSD, TRAUMA, Gaza siege-airstrikes 2014, STOP THE BOMBING, LIFT THE SIEGE, Vyoutube, USA, END ALL US MILITARY AID TO ISRAELwar cri, humanitarian crisis, WAR ON CHILDREN, NOW!, WORLD, OBAMA-KERRY, healthcare, medicine, warning )

Jess
- 697 days ago - youtu.be
July 23, 2014 - Warning: this report does contain distressing images of injured children. Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they're coping with living in a warzone.
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 729 days ago - cbsnews.com
Some vets with PTSD swear by it, but because marijuana is still considered a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, there has been very little research into the effects of pot and post-traumatic stress disorder
Syria's Grinding War Takes Toll On Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: Syria, war, Syrian chlldren, trauma, PTSD, horrors, 2 million children displaced, workshop for conflict zones, Alexandra Chen )

Judy
- 976 days ago - npr.org
Trauma experts "need to know enough to understand exactly what's going on in the brain of the children they are working with," Chen says of her trainees. Her course stresses the science of severe trauma, which can be toxic for the brain.
Help Battle PTSD - PLEASE SIGN THE PLEDGE!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: PTSD, support )

Monica
- 1075 days ago - takepart.com
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder that can occur after any type of traumatic event and can persist for a lifetime if not treated. Stand with organizations like Hidden Wounds and give the support they need.
PTSD: Know the Symptoms and When to Get Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, PTSD, suffering, depression, tramatic, safety, treatment, prevention, protection, risks )

Dee
- 1396 days ago - cnn.com
The brain is by far the most complex thing that we know of in the universe. And yet, for all its complexity, sometimes the brain responds to events in ways that are so remarkably predictable that we can use these responses to help people who are suffering
10 Common Misconceptions About PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: Misconceptions, PTSD, soldiers, war, mental disorders )

Anna
- 1936 days ago - x-raytechnicianschools.org
Commonly associated with soldiers who've experienced unthinkable tragedies while at war, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can disrupt the lives of various people from various backgrounds.
The Top 50 Bloggers Shedding Light on PTSD
Health & Wellness  (tags: PTSD, Stress, Disorder, Anxiety, Mental Health, Psychology, Blogs )

Sophie
- 2048 days ago - mastersinpsychology.net
Posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a severe anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to any event that results in psychological trauma. Some of the more common forms of PTSD can be found in victims of sexual abuse, the military,and anyone.
How New Age "Tapping" Is Turning Psychology On Its Head
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, treatment, Energy Psychology, Tapping, PTSD, phobias )

Mac
- 2051 days ago - alternet.org
"I can't fully express how surprised I am to find myself standing here telling you that the key to successful treatment, even with extremely tough cases, can be a mechanical, superficial, ridiculously speedy physical technique that doesn't require..."
 

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