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Military Service And Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 21 May 2010 11:18am Military service is a cause of post-traumatic stress disorder in some veterans and is also associated with multisymptom illness, gastrointestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and psychiatric problems such as anxiety disorder, says a new report ... Read on »
Sufferers Of Acute Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Must Seek Treatment Options by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 12 Apr 2009 11:21pm During the Civil War, survivors of one of the most bloody and casualty laden wars in recent world history developed unusual symptoms after returning to their loved ones. Flashbacks, nightmares, trembling, sweating, rapid heartbeat, and being easily startled were reported over and over by weary soldiers searching for peace after witnessing the hor ... Read on »
Post-traumatic stress disorder increases Dementia Risk in Veterans by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 13 Jul 2009 11:35pm The study followed 181,093 veterans aged 55 years and older without dementia. 53,155 veterans diagnosed with Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and, 127,938 veterans without PTSD The study used data from the Department of Veterans Affairs National Patient Care Database. The study found that in a predominately male veteran ... Read on »
Yoga Helps Post Traumatic Stress Disorder by Teal Marie Chimblo Fyrberg Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:01pm Great article from Psychology Today on how yoga can help us to overcome stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Yoga: The Strongest Stretch An ancient tradition, yoga gains modern muscle. By PsychologyToday.com After the tsunami ripped through Southeast Asia in 2004 came a tidal wave of psychic devastation. The ... Read on »
Understanding PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) by Dr. Silva Medical Doctor Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:38pm The term "PTSD" (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) has entered the popular vernacular, such that it is a term that is bandied about fairly commonly, and often incorrectly. Many times what people mean when they say "PTSD" is actually what psychiatrists classify as an Acute Stress Disorder (308.3), or an Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety (309.24) ... Read on »
Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Study Suggests by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 May 2012 9:05am Find the connections to get some relief I continue to think a lot about the connections between mild TBI and PTSD. After going off the rails last month over some stressful stuff at work… and continuing to struggle with stress and how it affects me, I cannot help but see a lot of connections between the stress I’m under, the way I respon ... Read on »
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder DSM Criteria PTSD by Untreatable .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 06 Mar 2009 2:11pm Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) DSM Criteria Criterion A: stressor The person has been exposed to a traumatic event in which both of the following have been present: 1. The person has experienced, witnessed, or been confronted with an event or events that involve actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the ... Read on »
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder — Can it be healed?, Part 2 by Michele Rosenthal Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 6:51am "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers." -- Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM Last week I posed the question, Can PTSD symptoms be healed?  This week, I say, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder be d@%$ed ! I’ll be honest with you, I’m tired of hearing the naysayers. Every so often I just hit a fed up wall about th ... Read on »
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder — Can it be healed?, Part 2 by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 7:00am “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM Last week I posed the question, Can PTSD symptoms be healed?  This week, I say, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder be d@%$ed ! I’ll be honest with you, I’m tired of hearing the naysayers. Every so often I just hit a fed up wall ... Read on »
When A Friend Struggles With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Michele Rosenthal Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 7:42am Guest Post by Stanley Popovich What do you do when someone you know has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional who can lead them in the right direction and give them the help they need. In addition, here are some other techniques you can ... Read on »