Image courtesy of Pixabay Parenting is tough at any time of year, but when the holidays roll around, look out! It’s that magical time of year when anxiety can kick in and take over – overthinking, overeating, overspending. Next thing you know you’re just over it, all of it. But you know what? You can […]Read More Anxiety Management Tips for Parents Facing the Holidays
A new study supports what a small group of military researchers hassuspected for decades: that modern warfare destroys the brain. In early 2012, a neuropathologist named Daniel Perl was examining a slide of human brain tissue when he saw something odd and unfamiliar in the wormlike squiggles and folds. It looked like brown dust; a […]Read More What if PTSD Is More Physical Than Psychological?
Throughout thirty-five interviews with Canadian veterans of Afghanistan and a review of several war memoirs and documentary accounts, missing combat stood out as one of the most common sentiments. … Source: On Missing CombatRead More On Missing Combat
While it’s something that many people don’t want to talk about, sex matters to people. Sexual function and sexual desire can be important parts of a person’s life, particularly if he or she is in a relationship. And, unfortunately, what we know is that combat posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects a veteran’s sexual desire and […]Read More Sexual Desire, Function and Combat PTSD
For all too many veterans, returning from military service means coping with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). You may be having a hard time readjusting to life out of the military. Or you may constantly be feeling on edge, emotionally numb and disconnected, or close to panicking or exploding. But no matter how long […]Read More PTSD in Military Veterans Causes, Symptoms, and Steps to Recovery
Nonprofit Overview Causes: Emergency Assistance, Military & Veterans Organizations, Transportation Assistance, Veterans Mission: The Veterans Airlift Command provides free air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. Our priority is on the veterans of Iraqi Freedom and […]Read More Veteran Airlift Command