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The Over-Prescription of Pharmaceuticals

With an average of 22 veteran suicide’s a day, our conversation with Steve Ellmore about the overprescription of drugs to veterans is long overdue. Listen in as we talk to Steve Ellmore about his first feature-length documentary. Producer, director, and military veteran Steve Ellmore chronicles the lives of fellow veterans, spouses, and family members coping with war-related trauma and the loss of loved ones to suicide brought on by the over-prescription of pharmaceuticals.
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A Veteran’s Story: Using CBD Oil to Treat PTSD

Is CBD oil an effective treatment for PTSD? To learn more, we interviewed Cherissa Jackson, the Chief Medical Executive for AMVETS and host of the AMVETS web series titled, “Who’s at the Table”. As a retired U.S. Air Force nurse who survived 4 deployments, she suffered sleepless nights caused by the flashbacks of war. She tried Ambien, Benadryl, Nyquil, any over the counter medications and nothing worked for her. Then, a fellow veteran suggested CBD oil. Listen to her story and how she uses her current role to educate Veterans on the many benefits of CBD oil. We continue the conversation with our very own U.S. Air Force veteran, Dr. Ben Gonzalez. He clarifies how CBD oil reduces PTSD episodes and decreases the need for treating pain with opioids. Plus, callers share how CBD oil helps with their shingles, PTSD, anxiety and more.
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Can You Use CBD Oil for Anxiety and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Everyone feels anxious and overwhelmed from time to time. When things don’t go your way, it can elevate your stress levels and cause you to panic.
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A Veteran’s Journey as a CBD Advocate and CBD as a Supplement

This week, we welcome back Eryck Stamper. Listen as we learn the reasons that led this veteran to establish a non-profit called Veterans Initiative 22 and how the non-profit works with NORML of Maryland, Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC), Ameri
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and CBD, Featuring Dr Ben Gonzalez

Dr G, a functional medicine doctor and director of Atlantic Medical Wellness Center in Silver Spring MD, served in the military for 24 years. Having earned a reputation as one of the U. S. military’s leading emergency medicine and trauma physicians, Dr G

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