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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
- 130 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
- 151 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.
Scaring The Japanese People With Radiation Is Criminal
Health & Wellness  (tags: Japan, Fukushima, Fear, PTSD, Exploitation, Sensationalism, Hysteria, Mental Health, Stress, Fear of Radiation )

Brian
- 183 days ago - forbes.com
"Ironically, it has repeatedly been shown that the worst health effects from Fukushima have come from the fear of radiation and the forced evacuations, not from any radiation effects."
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 184 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
- 431 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
- 530 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: The Soldier's Private War
Health & Wellness  (tags: military, troops, vets, war, horror, wounds, post traumatic stress disorder, ptsd, surviving, VA, Veterans Administration, failing, suicide, homelessness, despair )

Brian
- 715 days ago - truth-out.org
"The VA system can't handle the influx of veterans with PTSD. The reason, says Hughes, is the downsizing of the military, which makes more veterans eligible for care in VA hospitals. Their alternative? Often, says Hughes, it is suicide."
PTSD: Know the Symptoms and When to Get Help
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, wellness, PTSD, suffering, depression, tramatic, safety, treatment, prevention, protection, risks )

Dee
- 851 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
- 1391 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
- 1503 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
- 1506 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..."
40 Excellent Blogs for PTSD Support
Health & Wellness  (tags: PTSD, Therapy, Trauma, Health, Medical )

Nancy
- 1542 days ago - nursingschools.net
Use these resources as a stepping stone towards stability and peace, though please understand that none of the advice provided here takes the place of professional therapy.
Vets for Common Sense and Religious Freedom Org Slam Christian Proselytizing in U.S. Military, Going to God Won't Make It for PT
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, american veterans, Body-Mind-Spirit, drugs, environment, ethics, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, proselytizing, PTSD, religion, research, risks, science, society, treatment )

Kit
- 1599 days ago - veteranstoday.com
Attempts to reverse the Dr. Sally Satel-Dallas Theological Seminary School of Treatment for PTSD--stressing belief in a Christian God over disability benefits and professional medical care--have met resistance from the institutionalized practice of-> READ
War Vets, Shelter Dogs Heal Together in Program
Health & Wellness  (tags: Vets, dogs, shelter, heal, PTSD, war, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Tonya
- 1828 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
Dave Sharpe was troubled by thoughts he could not share after he returned from a tour in Iraq.
America's Medicated Army
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S. Military, depression, anxiety, PTSD, medication )

Blue
- 2394 days ago - time.com
...The doctor sent him back to war armed with the antidepressant Zoloft and the antianxiety drug clonazepam. "It's not easy for soldiers to admit the problems that they're having over there for a variety of reasons," LeJeune says. "If they do admit it,
 

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