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Four Tips For Veterans Struggling With PTSD

PTSD might seem like a novelty disorder. However, that’s not exactly true. This anxiety disorder has always been a constant companion of war veterans. It’s just that, in recent years, it’s gained notoriety thanks to extensive research and outreach programs developed by health organizations. Unfortunately, PTSD is not a rare occurrence that affects only war veterans. It can happen to anyone. However, it’s most common in soldiers. Around 30% of men and 50% of women veterans experience some symptoms of PTSD. This anxiety disorder is not a sign of weakness. It is not something you can control. However, you can manage it. It’s important to get help and not ignore the problem. Direct exposure to trauma or injury significantly increases your chances of developing PTSD. A shocking...

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The War within Himself: The Battle He Fought to Overcome PTSD after Serving in Vietnam

He is a compassionate man with a special place in his heart for suffering Veterans. He is a caring individual who deeply loves his family and devotes his time as an advocate for veterans. Rendon shares his concerns for his country by expressing them through public speaking and writing. He loves his country and he has shown his love through the heroic sacrifices he has made for his country. Still, with his busy schedule, he still finds time to participate in local political events and volunteer work. Fred Rendon Jr. was born in Dallas Texas and served in the United States Marine Corps as a Lance Corporal. E-3. He served in Camp Pendleton California, Camp Lejune North Carolina, Camp Butler Okinawa, and DaNang Vietnam. Stacey Chillemi: So...

Natural & Herbal Remedies For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Natural & Herbal Remedies For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects millions of people around the world in countless different ways, but fortunately, there are a number of home remedies for PTSD, which include the use of holy basil, chamomile, green tea, stinging nettle, valerian, aromatherapy, kava root, skullcap, and dong quai, as well as behavioral remedies, such as social engagement, avoiding reminders of the event, and reducing emotional arousal. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Although many people have heard of post-traumatic stress disorder, not everyone fully understands it, and the emotional repercussions of the disorder can be hard to comprehend unless you have experienced it personally. Post-traumatic stress disorder (commonly called PTSD) is a mental disorder that develops in many people following a traumatic event, such as a physical assault, armed conflict, rape, accidents...

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PTSD: The War Disorder That Goes Far Beyond the Battlefield

PUBLISHED IN THE HUFFINGTON POST   I found this book to be very heartwarming, informative and motivational. ‘Only the dead have seen the end of the war,” Fred Rendon, Jr. writes. “This is the shadow that darkens every cradle. Trauma is what happens when you catch a surprise glimpse of that darkness.” This passage captures the sadness, pain and profound weight of “My Battle with PTSD,” Rendon's exploration of post-traumatic stress disorder. Rendon weaves together an autobiography of his own experience with PTSD, packed with memories from growing up, touching stories from his exciting journey in military, the traumatic obstacles that crossed his path in Vietnam and a critique of modern treatment that help him overcome his battles with PTSD. The book is timely, coming out when...