Possible Reversal of PTSD-Related DNA Methylation by Sympathetic Blockade (pdf enclosed)

Publication: Journal of Molecular Neuroscience Date: March 2017 Author: Eugene G. Lipov & Kenneth Candido & Elspeth C. Ritchie Abstract: Studies have shown that brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) level increase is associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) risk. BDNF may be a missing-link^ that mediates the interaction between genetics, environment, and the sympathetic system. Trauma has been shown to … Continue reading Possible Reversal of PTSD-Related DNA Methylation by Sympathetic Blockade (pdf enclosed)

V.A. Evidence Brief: Effectiveness of Stellate Ganglion Block for Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (pdf enclosed)

Publication: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration,Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Health Services Research & Development Service Washington, DC 20420 Date: February 2017 Author: Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP), Coordinating Center, Portland VA Health Care System, Portland, OR, Mark Helfand, MD, MPH, MS, Director Summary: Emergence of an intervention’s first randomized trial is always a highly anticipated event. For SGB, however, findings from its first … Continue reading V.A. Evidence Brief: Effectiveness of Stellate Ganglion Block for Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (pdf enclosed)

With War-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Being Resistant to Pharmaceuticals is it Time to Give Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) a Shot? (pdf enclosed)

Publication: Journal of Trauma and Treatment Date: August 2015 Author: Eugene Lipov* Advanced Pain Centers, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA Abstract: A large number of war veterans have PTSD in US military punctuated by a very high suicide rate of 22 per veterans per day. Current VA gold standard” treatments protocols will effectively reach no more than … Continue reading With War-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Being Resistant to Pharmaceuticals is it Time to Give Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) a Shot? (pdf enclosed)