Post-traumatic stress disorder refers to a mental health condition in people who have experienced or through a deadly or traumatic event. Incidents like road accidents, natural disasters, assault, or physical or mental abuse, and so on can cause PTSD.  If we go by the words of...

The human body has a tendency to detect danger and fight it as per its ability. In order to survive, the body goes through several changes, and the contraction of muscles is one of them. People having PTSD are always in the fight-or-flight mode. Therefore,...

Say you experience a frightening event, like a deadly car crash, natural disaster, brutal war, or physical abuse. The aftermath of any of these events can make you feel shattered, and you may find it challenging to cope with the trauma. If you can’t get...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms can be prolonged and debilitating. It causes a negative impact on a person's mental and physical health, work, and relationships. A person with PTSD may feel isolated, have trouble maintaining a job, be unable to trust others, and may fail...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is often accompanied by residual symptoms. Residual symptoms are different from PTSD symptoms. The symptoms are visible when a person starts recovering from the disorder. These residual symptoms last for approximately 24 to 48 hours. Physical pain, dissociation, and disorientation are...

You deserve a peaceful life. You must have been motivated by your loved ones with lines like, 'if you are worried about this pandemic, look for ways to distract yourself,' and 'don't feel bad for yourself, do things that make you happy.' No matter how cliche...

A huge population around the world go through trauma during their lives, be it experiencing personally or as an observer watching someone in hardship. People who come across traumatic events experience a wide range of distressing feelings after the incident. In most cases, these feelings...

PTSD treatment is a long, arduous process and depends significantly on the patient's symptoms and background. However, psychotherapy or talk therapy, family support, and adding medication to the treatment process can significantly help people with PTSD restore normal, healthy life. Several PTSD treatment centers are...

Resulting from exposure to a traumatic or life-threatening event, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder. Current data suggests that 8% of the U.S. population are prone to PTSD. While the main reasons for PTSD include combat or assault experiences, a wide range of...

To begin with, don't give up on them and do your research. PTSD has some symptoms that are designed to push people away from them and keep them isolated. The main symptom clusters are avoidance, a re-experiencing, negative change in mood, and hyperarousal. All of those...