“Now, After” (PTSD From A Soldier’s POV) [contains graphic imagery]
“Finding hope for those who are troubled
or even hopeless,” observed Stephen Young of Ew Publishing, “is considered to be in the realm of
religion, but thanks to new cannabinoid research, it is also in the realm of
In Publius’ PTSD Re-Homeostasis ~ A Veterans Day Update on the Bryan William Brickner Blog,
the health of a veteran’s cannabinoid system (CS) – and everyone’s – is honored
and celebrated. The post focuses on new CS PTSD research from the National Institutes
of Health (PubMed) with articles discussing: mild brain injury combined with
depression, diet and PTSD cues, facilitating
fear extinction (and its recall), and a music therapist for World War I Shell
Shock, Paula Lind Ayers.
healing in mind, Ew Publishing also highlights and honors US veteran Keith Marker; Marker served in Afghanistan, suffered suicidal PTSD upon returning
home, and found CS relief via New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program.
“It seems intuitive that music can be
therapeutic,” noted Young, “and the new research on World War I Shell Shock
confirms the intuition.”
“When it comes to protecting our brains,”
Young commented, “shouldn't everyone have a chance at preventative
neuroprotectection? I mean, no one knows who is going to sustain a brain injury
before it happens.”
cannabinoid system is like a nimble army,” closed Young, “ready to help where needed
and when needed ~ you know, like a vet.”
Young is the author of Maximizing
Harm: Losers and Winners in the Drug War (2000), How to Inhale the Universe without Wheezing (2008), and
part of Publius and The Cannabis Papers (2011). In 2009 he produced the hemp
documentary Government Grown: How Polo Illinois Helped Win the War, and in 2015
is releasing a booklet on a serotonin system suicide headache journey.
The Bryan William Brickner Blog is a collection of published works and press
coverage and an ongoing resource for the political science of constitutions and
the biological science of receptors.
Publishing’s Veterans Day Run continues tomorrow (Monday 10 November) with a
review of Muhammad Ali’s greatest fight, Cassius Clay v. United States, by William
Abens on the BWB Blog.
The Cannabis Papers is available at online retailers and for
free by download.