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“I don’t know why,” I texted to my partner yesterday, “but I’m nervous about my therapy appointment.”

“Well that’s odd you are not usually anxious,” she texted back. 273 more words


Dr. Christopher Fitchner on treating PTSD with cannabis (Video)

Dr. Christopher Fitchner is the former Mental Health Director for the state of Illinois. He sat down with Cannabis Planet to discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and how cannabis can be an effective treatment.


winning the war with PTSD, facing the battle to come

I did something big today. And one reason it’s an even bigger deal is because it didn’t really occur to me just how big a deal it was until hours later. 490 more words


Nightmares, a common denominator and being a good person.

One of the realities of living with post-traumatic stress disorder is sleep disturbance, namely nightmares. It’s spectacularly inconvenient and unpleasant – things can be rolling along quite smoothly, only to be interrupted by sleep-disrupting dreams which leave me unrested and uneasy the next morning, and which often tint the following day with their own insidious brand of anxiety. 433 more words


Riding Waves with a Dog

Dogs can do incredible things. When I first started reading Ricochet: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspired Millions by Judy Fridono, I thought it was just another one of those uplifting dog stories I enjoy reading from time to time. 894 more words

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Civil War soldiers may be first to document PTSD

By Morgan Stringer

The first documentations of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome in soldiers may have occurred during the American Civil War.

This was one of the topics discussed recently during an event hosted by The Center for Civil War Research at Ole Miss. 701 more words


should you switch ob/gyns after your baby dies?

After Jake died we did switch ob/gyns but not initially.  Evan and I decided that so few people knew Jake and our ob/gyn at the time was one of those few.  187 more words

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