06 Oct 2017
October 6, 2017

Slaying the PTSD monster FILED UNDER

Post traumatic stress disorder is a sobering topic. In some ways it’s like a cancer, initially going unnoticed by the afflicted while gestating and evolving into a monster. There is an explanation for its presence, and its presence is purely malevolent. There is no benefit for those burdened by this beast. The incessant heightened awareness,.. read more →

08 Jun 2017
June 8, 2017

Study maps areas of brain linked to PTSD

Heightened fear responses occur in certain areas of the brain in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study report. The research included 67 U.S. military veterans who served in Iraq or Afghanistan after Sept. 11, 2001. All had been involved in traumatic events, and 32 of the veterans had been diagnosed with PTSD… read more →

One of the big challenges in facing my health through these years has been managing the relationship with my body, my mind, and my self-awareness. I have had times where I’ve broken those connections and taken myself to harm’s way without conscious intent. Whether that was living and eating unhealthily, or living in denial of.. read more →