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How To Help Someone With A PTSD Episode

How to help someone with a ptsd episode

A PTSD episode can be extremely distressing and may cause the person to feel out of control, disconnected and lonely, or fear for their life. This can be a severely overwhelming experience. If you are close to someone with PTSD, it’s important to know how to support them during a PTSD episode. 

How Common Is Neuropathic Pain?

How common is neuropathic pain?

Millions of people experience pain – physical and psychological – but while it’s subjective and affects everyone differently, there are options to manage your discomfort. One of the most common forms is neuropathy, or neuropathic pain.


What are the four types of ptsd?

Soldiers who fought during World War I often exhibited mental distress afterward, with their condition sometimes referred to as “battle hypnosis.” A century later, we understand this to describe a mental health disorder known as PTSD. However, PTSD affects millions of people, not just soldiers, and many symptoms are manageable.

What Lifestyle Changes Can Help My Depression?

What lifestyle changes can help my depression

There are about three million new cases of depression each year in the United States, and it’s estimated to affect nearly 300 million globally. Depression is also regarded as a major source of disability by the World Health Organization, but its symptoms can often be managed with psychotherapy or medicine like ketamine.

Why Do People Go to Therapy?

Why do people go to therapy

People often need therapy, but sometimes have a problem with it. They’ll ask themselves questions – do I really need it? How long will it take? What will my family or friends think? – and waste time in the debate instead of getting the help they need. But why do they need it?

Can Anxiety Cause Stomach Pain?

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Anxiety can affect anyone, often at the most inopportune times. But if fear, sadness, tiredness, and other warning signs happen frequently, they also could lead to physical symptoms like stomach pain and gastrointestinal discomfort. Anxiety and stomach pain can affect your quality of life, but certain treatments might help.

Does PTSD Cause Headaches?

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You survived a deadly car crash, and you just can’t shake the memories. You’re losing sleep, avoid driving your car, and now you’re experiencing hours-long headaches. It’s possible PTSD causes these headaches, and treatment is available to help manage the symptoms to regain control of your life.

Do You Know How Long PTSD Lasts?

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  You served in the Army 10 years ago and are still haunted by flashbacks. A close friend survived a tragic car accident and hasn’t gotten behind the wheel in years. You both lose sleep, avoid things that serve as reminders, and are constantly watching for danger. You may have PTSD.

What Are the Types of Depressive Disorders?

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Anyone can experience episodes of deep sadness and grief. Such feelings normally drop away within a matter of days or weeks, depending on individual circumstances. But sadness that lingers for more than two weeks and restricts your ability to function could be a sign of depression. Thankfully, depression symptoms are treatable.