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Let -- a serious problem for many people our troops returning home from war with the battle scars invisible to BI.
An estimated thirteen to 20% of all veterans.
He served in Iraq or Afghanistan may have posttraumatic stress disorder or PT SD and now.
Some positive news about any treatment that can keep the effects of PP ST that day but the simple injection and appointment joins me now to talk more about how the treatment works and a.
Well in -- -- this is a treatment that was actually originally used to treat hot flashes.
And women and it's commonly used in labor at the girls SGB horse the late game William block is an anesthetic injection that takes about fifteen minutes to administer into the neck.
Posttraumatic stress disorder or PT SD is often debilitating leaving people suffering from anxiety nightmares paranoia and often leading to depression and substance abuse.
Following an SGV treatment relief from symptoms often happens.
Within thirty minutes Chicago doctor Eugene -- Bopp is championing the treatment receiving a waiver from the FDA to perform as GB.
Sometimes the symptoms start to combat slow.
And then it doesn't usually go from doing really well to really bad it's -- so once you see that people cause something don't mean you are tune up.
-- -- -- is not backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs for treating PT EST but doctor -- Bob says the procedure works.
And 70% of patients showing at least a 50%.
Improvement in symptoms.
I have to imagine that this is changing a lot of lives -- what really has night and day for a lot of people and at the biggest thing for them is no war kills patients remain off all related medications following SGB.
The most market -- improvement isn't sleep the night they are simply going away.
Doctor -- bothers treated 65 patients from 25 states including Vietnam that.
-- -- -- -- He came back from war in 1968 and -- slept at night for decades.
Angeles first -- treatments.
I was a little apprehensive when I went into it but.
No it's not painful at all and if I had to do it again.
I'd say let's go forward.
The cost of the injection is approximately a thousand dollars inheritance fully covered by doctor Lee Bob nonprofit which is called Chicago medical -- -- that's incredible what a blessing heat haven't slept through the night.
Now minutes in 1960 right and this treatment is also helping women.
Who are victims of sexual abuse and have PT FT from that so that's been been working on a lot a lot of other issues as well incredible and -- thank you very much well and.
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