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One Veteran's Treatment For PTSD? Going Nude (Video)

Max Sanchez in Vietnam
Max Sanchez in Vietnam

Max Sanchez is an Army veteran who saw combat in the Vietnam War. As a result, he suffered from PTSD for decades, with traditional therapies doing little to quell his symptoms. But now Sanchez is enjoying life again, thanks to an unconventional, out-of-the-boxers stress reliever.

Sanchez told Tampa television station WTSP-TV that ever since he moved to The Fountains at Paradise Lakes Nudist Resort in the small Florida community of Lutz, he's found peace:

"I forget about the whole world."

According to the National Institutes of Health, roughly one in three Vietnam veterans suffers from PTSD.


WTSP-TV reports there is actually a group of veterans who live at The Fountains at Paradise Lakes, and find shedding their clothing also helps them shed many of their post-war demons: