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Cannabis, Medical Marijauna, CBD , and Anxiety Disorders

Evidence suggests that the cannabinoids can be beneficial for managing mood and anxiety disorders because of their ability to modulate the body’s endocannabinoid system. Multiple studies have found that influencing the endocannabinoid system can control the adverse behavioral and physiological consequences of stress by inhibiting fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH), an enzyme that degrades and… Read More »

#SE1E12 SERVICE CONNECTION

Today we’re talking about SERVICE CONNECTION. When we talk about service-connecting a medical condition, disease, injury or illness to military service, we are talking about proving the relationship between the two. 1) Direct Service Connection 2) Service Connection by Aggravation 3) Presumptive Service Connection 4) Secondary Service Connection 5) Service Connection due to Injury Caused… Read More »

#SE2E2+ Cannabis Use and PTSD among Veterans

Cannabis use for medical conditions is an issue of growing concern. Some Veterans use marijuana to relieve symptoms of PTSD and several states specifically approve the use of medical marijuana for PTSD. However, controlled studies have not been conducted to evaluate the safety or effectiveness of medical marijuana for PTSD. Thus, there is no evidence… Read More »

PTSD and Financial Crisis

Finances are always tricky. But more often than now in veteran’s with PTSD it’s a critical issue. While finances is a leading contributor to suicide in all demographics, it often hits hard in the veteran community, and even harder when it spirals out of control as the result of circumstances that are well beyond our… Read More »

Hero ex-soldier blown up by IRA ‘driven to suicide by inhumane benefits system’

An IRA bomb survivor has been “betrayed” and driven to the brink of suicide by the benefits system.  Dominic Felton, 55, has suffered severe post-traumatic stress disorder since being injured in a 1992 terror attack which killed a fellow soldier.  The hero said tests for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) and Personal Independence Payments are inhumane… Read More »

How to get stress-resistant in 10 mins | Benefits of Abdominal Breathing

Can treat symptoms of: – depression – PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) – anxiety Helps emotions of: – anger – fear – sadness Transforms anxiety into: – confidence – focus/performanceconcentration – calmness – it helps you to relax Physiological changes & effects: – lowers the harmfull effect of the stress hormone cortisol by triggering the parasympathetic… Read More »

Liberals defend PTSD benefit for murder

Justin Trudeau and his Liberals claim they are standing up for veterans. Why then do thousands of actual vets wait for services and benefits while convicted murder Christopher Garnier, who killed a police officer, gets his PTSD treatment paid for? Garnier has never served in the military, his father did. So why won’t Veterans Affairs… Read More »

How a 70% VA PTSD Rating Can Get You To 100%

Due to the severe impacts of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on the body and mind, there is a thin line between the 70% PTSD rating and a 100% TDIU rating.Travis analyzes the 70% PTSD rating and explains how this level may qualify a veteran for a 100% TDIU rating. Source: Youtube