Tag Archives: PTSD

For You Men Out There: Marriage Improves Your Health

The research is in: marriage improves the health of both sexes, but especially for men. Married men have greater longevity, overall physical health, and general happiness levels than their single counterparts. Oh yeah- they have more sex, too. 1. Married … Continue reading

What is Complicated Grief?

Grief is an unavoidable part of the human experience. It is a normal, healthy reaction to the loss of a loved one, and it is also excruciatingly painful. In fact, the loss of a loved one is one of the … Continue reading

Can Anxiety Be Good for You?

Rising to the Challenge For most of us, anxiety can hardly be imagined to be a positive thing- we often are overloaded with work, family, financial, social and relationship obligations  to the point that we never feel relaxed. Many of us … Continue reading

Transcendental Meditation May Help Vets with PTSD

What The Evidence Shows A recently study from Georgetown University Medical School suggests that Transcendental Meditation (TM) can reduce some of the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The study found that Transcendental Medication produces reductions in stress and depression, with … Continue reading

Understanding PTSD through the Lens of 09/11

PTSD is a terrifying, debilitating, and often isolating condition that is little understood among the population at large. In this blog, I would like to examine what is PTSD, why it is so often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, and what can … Continue reading