Navy veteran explains why fireworks are a PTSD trigger



A lot of people look at the Fourth of a July as a huge celebration, and to celebrate, they set off fireworks. Some veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), like Marion Owens, see this day as a trigger and do everything they can to get away from the loud noises. Owens served in the Navy for 20 years and was diagnosed with chronic PTSD in 2008.

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