The souvenir no one wants – post-war trauma

Combat related health issues are concerns that cannot and should not be ignored. While these are not complaints that only servicemen and women are ‘confronted with’, when returning home from deployment, they are also not always injuries to the physical body of the combat personnel. Many servicemen and women bringing home non-visual injuries. Mental injuriesContinue reading “The souvenir no one wants – post-war trauma”

Homeopathy for PTSD? Really? The ‘Totality’ is key!

Homeopathy has to date been little investigated for its efficacy in the treatment of PTSD. However, states of anxiety, depression, panic, trauma, fear, irritability, sleeplessness, and mental and physical distress have long found relief by homeopathic treatment.  Homeopathy is a medicinal treatment considered as complimentary to conventional medicine. It is tailored to treating the individualContinue reading “Homeopathy for PTSD? Really? The ‘Totality’ is key!”

PTSD and Homeopathy

We are today at a time that sees a growing incidence of natural catastrophes, global terrorism, ongoing and potentially looming military conflict. The disasters of late and in particular the wars of the recent past have brought to the foreground frequently ignored, and often misinterpreted health issues. Anxiety and trauma disorders are increasingly becoming moreContinue reading “PTSD and Homeopathy”

Railway Spine, Soldier’s Heart, Shell shock…

Although it was only acknowledged and labelled as such in the 1980’s, PTSD, post-traumatic stress syndrome existed much earlier. When trains were initially introduced as means of travel and transportation this innovative creation gave rise to much excitement, critique and a new type of fear disorder. Travel became different, louder, faster, and the number ofContinue reading “Railway Spine, Soldier’s Heart, Shell shock…”