Over half a million of our Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from Post Traumatic Stress (PTS). It stopped me in my tracks when one of my patients said, “it can happen once in your life, but one hundred times in your mind.” The echoes linger on… This is a very serious dilemma not only for our nations veterans, but for countless individuals that have experienced any variety of serious trauma in their lives.
Traumatic stress is a type of stress that exists on an entirely different level than that of the stress we encounter on a daily basis. Our bodies do not know how to process the impact that these scarring events have had on us, and in return the impression left on the brain is one that needs healing and recovery to restore its natural state of holistic functioning.
Infographic by - Norman Rosenthal, MD.
He’s not a dog, he’s a Marine.
Is this about that Marine who died a couple years back, and his story was all over, about how when he died and his comrades tried to help, his dog would bark at anyone who went near him because he was protecting him? And then after returning to the US they let the fallen Marine’s family keep his dog? D:
Q:Absolutely amazing blog!
Thank you! Yours is pretty awesome as well!
I have buried you in every place I’ve been. You keep ending up in my shaking hands.
Reading these textbooks makes me want to drop out of school. No longer is school about learning the hard facts about things. Everything I read is biased and overly opinionated and complete bullshit.
I’m a criminal justice major and it seems like everything says, “conservatives approach law this…
Drinking decaf coffee is about as pointless as drinking non-alcoholic beer.