National Center for PTSD

National Center for PTSD

The National Center for PTSD contains in-depth information on PTSD and traumatic stress for a general audience. They answer commonly asked questions about the effects of trauma, including basic information about PTSD and other common reactions. You can find out…

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Rural Assistance Center

Rural Assistance Center

The Rural Assistance Center knows that many returning soldiers and veterans living in rural areas fail to get the help they need because of barriers to healthcare. The primary barrier facing this population is the geographic distance from the nearest…

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Wounded Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit which provides a range of services for severely injured service members, including sports programs for disabled vets, peer mentoring and Wounded Warrior Backpacks, which contain items like clothing, toiletries, calling cards, CD players…

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Ask the Expert: Headache Causing Disability Probably Not Tension

Ask the Expert: Headache Causing Disability Probably Not Tension

Q. I am under the care of my doctor for headaches. After reading about tension-type headaches, I feel like these are what I have been having. I have mild-to-moderate headaches for two weeks at a time. No over-the-counter (OTC) medicine helps….

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The Complete Headache Chart

Allergy Headaches Symptoms: Generalized headache; nasal congestion; watery eyes Precipitating Factors: Seasonal allergens, such as pollen, molds. Allergies to food are not usually a factor. Treatment: Antihistamine medication; topical, nasal cortisone related sprays; or desensitization injections Prevention: None Learn more…

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Reader’s Mail: Eye Symptoms Common With Migraine Disease

Reader’s Mail: Eye Symptoms Common With Migraine Disease

Q. I have recently noticed that the whites of my eyes become less bright, red, or even streaky during a migraine. Is this common? Is it a problem? A. “Bloodshot” eyes are a fairly common occurence in migraine. About 45%…

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Post-Traumatic Headache

Post-Traumatic Headache

Headache is a common result of head injury and it might persist for months or years following even mild head trauma. Although it is most frequently associated with a variety of symptoms such as dizziness, insomnia, difficulties in concentration and…

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