alie 30 United States Army
My husband served one year in Afghanistan. He came back from deployment nearly a year ago, march 17th, 2009. He was involved in an incident with an IED while he was the gunner in his vehicle. We actually thought he was fine, sustaining only a concussion and no other injuries. So we thought. Since then, he has been diagnosed with PTSD and TBI. There are days when he does absolutely fantastic. Then there are days when I wonder how someone who sustained nearly zero physical injuries could be so affected by such a blast. But thankfully, there is always hope and I am thankful to the Va, family and friends who support us.
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Blain 3 months ago
We may be able to help. We are recruiting 6-10 soldiers for a dual stem cell therapy for TBI patients that has great outcomes.
Dawn 7 months ago
My name is Dawn Kendrick. I'm a reporter at the CBS affiliate in Cleveland Ohio. I'm working on on a series on "The Real Cost of the War on Terrorism". I would love to hear more of your story. Could you email me back when you have a minute? God Bless, Dawn firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Kathy Pool over 1 year ago
My son experienced the same thing while in Afghanistan last year as an Army Combat Engineer. He has a TBI and now a diagnosis of PTSD. Like you I am amazed somedays at how he functions. He experiences anger and depression at times. He is being treated at the VA but I wonder to what degree it is helping. I am a nurse myself and hate to see him going through this. It is frustrating.
Davud Lewis almost 3 years ago
Try HBOT. Hyperbaric oxygen.