The latest video in our ongoing series on medical marijuana and PTSD with Bonnie King and Dr. Phil Leveque; former Combat Infantryman, retired Physician, Pharmacologist and Forensic Toxicologist.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Medical Marijuana, PTSD and sex are subjects that many people avoid; but that is not the case in today's video with Dr. Phil Leveque and Bonnie King from Salem-News.com.
We get our share of letters from people whose lives are impacted by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. It probably does not come as a surprise to many that PTSD greatly affects the sex lives of those who suffer from this complex disorder.
Dr. Phil Leveque has written dozens of articles about PTSD. Two particular articles, Depression, Anti-Depressants: Male Sex Boobytraps and Sex, Men, Women and Pussy Wussies address the problems when it comes to sexuality.
Leveque says doctor assisted suicide is the camouflaged elephant in the living room, but "this" he says, "is the camouflaged elephant in the bedroom."
"During WWII there was a sexual revolution. I have no idea why that happened but it did happen and I know because I was there," Leveque said.
"Every port of embarkation in the United States had a red light district or hookers or whatever you want to call it."
Leveque explains that the term "hooker" is derived from the Union Civil War General "Fighting Joe" Hooker who had a camp following including women who were willing to work as prostitutes for the soldiers. They were said to have been called "Hooker's girls". This general was also known for making sure other benefits existed for his troops, and he believed their loyalty was the reward.
Hooker once said of the rival, Confederate Army, "I have the finest army on the planet. I have the finest army the sun ever shone on. ...If the enemy does not run, God help them. May God have mercy on General Lee, for I will have none."
Of course today's soldier or Marine at war knows nothing of sex for the entire length of their deployment unless they break the rules. With rare exceptions of married couples living on the same bases, celibacy is the order of the day for today's American combat forces.
If you or someone in your life is adversely affected by PTSD, please send your questions, comments or stories to Dr. Phil Leveque at: email@example.com. We will be continuing the discussion regarding sex and PTSD in upcoming video reports.
Here is the latest video in our ongoing series on medical marijuana and PTSD with Bonnie King and Dr. Phil Leveque:
Tip: Hit Pause by clicking on the Video and allow Video to Buffer for a few, before watching video; it will work smoother.
There are many controls to use in the Player; not all player skins are the same; so I will only show icons from the default player.
The Full Screen Button (I recommend you watch video's full screen; hit Esc to to go back to normal)
The Play Button ; you can also click anywhere in the video to pause or play
The Pause Button ; you can also click anywhere in the video to pause or play
The Progress-bar ; it shows where you are, how many minutes have played and how many minutes total.
The Stop Button
The Volume control
Note: if you change the Player skin in the middle of a video it will restart it from the beginning.
You can Right click on top of the video and pull up a menu.