Tag Archives: heart

Who gets PTSD?

This film looks at who can get PTSD. The answer to this question is anybody who has been in a situation where they were exposed to threat or danger and where they thought they might die. Most people manage to cope with these events, especially those who have good support from family and friends. Gill… Read More »

Battle fatigue – did it affect soldiers in the ancient world?

We know that soldiers today suffer from the mental stresses of combat, but did those of the ancient world do too? Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige The mental symptoms suffered by soldiers who have been in war include depression, insomnia, nightmares, flashbacks, substance abuse, being constantly hyper-alert, and emotional numbness. Most soldiers do not suffer… Read More »

Trauma Series Episode 1: Flashback Friday

We apologize for our long absence. I started residency in June on 2017, but due to unfortunate circumstances I started having panic attacks at the hospital. I was pulled out of training and have been through hell and back trying to figure out what was wrong with me. The final diagnosis? Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.… Read More »

#26 – Michael Cotts | Mission Before Man

Canadian Forces Sargent Major Michael Cotts enlisted at the age of 17. He served overseas six times, in Kuwait, Somalia, Bosnia, and Afghanistan as a master warrant officer and combat engineer. After 25 years of service Michael received a medical discharge in 2012 for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. After returning home Michael has ventured through dark times… Read More »