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PTSD Is Genetic Says New Study

PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is usually associated with war veterans, or persons that have undergone tragic accidents or been the victims of violent crime. However, while some such persons succumb to PTSD, others endure utterly horrific events and show no sign of being affected by PTSD, and now scientists believe they have discovered why. A new report published in ...

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PTSD Is Genetic Says New Study

PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is usually associated with war veterans, or persons that have undergone tragic accidents or been the victims of violent crime. However, while some such persons succumb to PTSD, others endure utterly horrific events and show no sign of being affected by PTSD, and now scientists believe they have discovered why. A new report published in ...

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Dr. Bronner’s Pledges Millions To MAPS For MDMA Drug Trials To Help PTSD Sufferers

Dr. Bronner’s, the family-owned company that manufactures the popular natural brand of soaps, announced this week that it will donate a total of $ 5 million to a nonprofit organization that was just given a green light by the FDA to start Phase 3 drug trials of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to treat treatment-resistant PTSD. Dr. Bronner’s will donate $ 1 million ...

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How PTSD Differs From Other Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety can come in many forms, and not all of it is a disorder. Anxiety is a natural situation in which the body senses a real or perceived threat and responds with heightened sense of awareness, increased pulse rate, and the physical ability to flee from danger. This is a healthy and protective mechanism designed to keep people safe when ...

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Adolescent Girls Have Greater Chance Than Boys Of Acquiring PTSD Due To Brain Differences

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a condition that doesn’t just affect adults, but young people as well, as it could happen to anyone who has suffered through a traumatic event in one way or another. But why does it tend to happen more frequently to young girls, as compared to young boys? Classically, those who suffer from post-traumatic stress ...

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Ever Suffered From Concussion? Your Brain Might Be Vulnerable to PTSD, Studies Suggest

For years, scientists have surmised a link between Concussions and PTSD. Scientists have suspected that even a mild brain injury can increase the chances of PTSD. The evidence to support these claims is mounting with several recent studies. Most people after suffering from concussions even a mild one, feel its effect on their brain for days and even weeks. Doctors ...

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PTSD, Binge Drinking Persist For Survivors of 9/11 in Epic Proportions

When discussing the tragedy that was 9/11/2001, many people speak of the people who died, who perished while working for Cantor Fitzgerald in the twin towers, who died on a plane that crashed into the twin towers or in a Pennsylvania field, the hundreds of firefighters who lost their lives, entire companies wiped out in one tragic instant. Many speak ...

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PTSD Therapies: Safe And Natural Treatments For Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Are Being Rediscovered

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is being treated in new ways, many of which are actually old ways being rediscovered. A new generation of war veterans and others need this treatment after being impacted by the disorder following various traumatic events. Doctors are rediscovering that treatments and therapies don’t have to be complicated or invasive to be effective. Sometimes, post-traumatic stress ...

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DEA Reverses Stand On Smoking Marijuana? Legal Medical Uses Of Pot May Soon Include Smoking Weed To Treat PTSD

The DEA appears to have reversed its staunch opposition to smoking marijuana. The regulator has, for the first time ever, approved smoking marijuana as legitimate medical research, which might make it easy for medical practitioners to prescribe smoking weed as a line of treatment. Currently the trial is restricted to PTSD, but if the results are promising, it could open ...

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Will The DEA Legalize Marijuana Across America If PTSD Study Shows ‘Acceptable Medical Use’?

Is marijuana about to become legal across America because of a study being authorized by the DEA for cannabis use as a treatment for PTSD in veterans? In the past, there have been promising signs that marijuana would be legalized at the federal level. For example, marijuana legalization advocates were expecting that the Supreme Court would make a decision that ...

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