Homeless Veterans Living With PTSD

By Amy Morin Medically reviewed by Aron Janssen    CatLane / E+ / Getty Images It's hard to imagine someone who served our country in the military living on the streets. Unfortunately, for many veterans, homelessness is a sad reality. Although there’s no official count, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that nearly … Continue reading Homeless Veterans Living With PTSD

Special Forces: How Ibogaine is Helping Former Special Operations Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

By Wesley Thoricatha In this continuation of our first conversation with Marcus and Amber Capone of VETS, we discuss ways that traumatic brain injury (TBI) can overlap and complicate post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and how the psychedelic root bark iboga and it’s derivative ibogaine can treat both disorders. Marcus is a former SEAL Team operator who exhausted every conventional treatment … Continue reading Special Forces: How Ibogaine is Helping Former Special Operations Soldiers with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD

PTSD in Military Veterans

Causes, Symptoms, and Steps to Recovery 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 … Continue reading PTSD in Military Veterans

‘Higher levels of PTSD among veterans’, says study

By Laurel Ives BBC Health Image captionTV dramas like the BBC's Bodyguard have helped increase awareness of PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder of serving Army personnel and military veterans has increased in the last 10 years, a new study suggests. Most sufferers were veterans who saw active combat; 17% reported symptoms of probable PTSD. Experts said … Continue reading ‘Higher levels of PTSD among veterans’, says study