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Making it Work

by Bianca Strzalkowski One military spouse fulfills a need for returning service members.. When wars began in Iraq and Afghanistan, no one forecasted what to expect from service members returning to...

U.S. Navy veteran Larry Dodd says practicing yoga has already have positive effects on his health.
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Yoga helps veterans with PTSD

By Jill Sheridan, WBAA.org An estimated 8 million people in the United States suffer from PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. In Indiana, as many as 50,000 Hoosier veterans could be dealing with...

Tai Chi is practiced today as a graceful form of exercise that involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner accompanied by deep breathing and mindfulness. In addition to physical improvements in flexibility, strength and pain management, there is evidence that Tai Chi improves sleep and reduces depression and anger. NeuroscienceNews.com image is for illustrative purposes only.

PTSD veterans find help through Tai Chi

Tai Chi Helps Manage Intrusive Thoughts in Veterans With PTSD Summary: Researchers report practicing Tai Chi can help to alleviate some of the symptoms of PTSD for veterans. Source: Boston University...