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Ask The Doc

Welcome to "Ask the Doc", the Military Health System's own health care advice column. Here, you'll find answers to questions on an array of subjects and concerns from military doctors, nurses, specialists and personnel who know them best.

Explore our past health topics below and bookmark this page so you can follow our column each month! 

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Healthy Heart for Body & Soul

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2/17/2021
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February is American heart health month and the Military Health System wants to help you maintain optimum heart health utilizing the Total Force Fitness tool.

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Sleep and TBI

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2/8/2021
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Sleep disturbances are common for service members and veterans following a mild TBI, also known as concussion.

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One Soldier’s Journey-From Tragedy to Triumph

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4/28/2015
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Retired Maj. Damon T. Armeni served with 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, deploying three times during his seven years assigned to this unit. In 2004, he was severely injured when his Stryker combat vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade. He is sharing his story to help others understand the importance of teamwork and to encourage those who have sustained combat injuries, including PTSD, to trust their leaders and most importantly, seek help.

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