Post-Traumatic Stress: You are not alone

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can disrupt your life in a variety of ways. Mild symptoms may be brushed off but severe symptoms can take one back to the event with a full panic attack. You may find it difficult to get through the day with worries that traumatic memories will come back at any time. You may try to avoid situations or people that trigger memories of the traumatic event. You may even avoid talking or thinking about the event. 

The disorder is characterized by three main types of symptoms:

  • Re-experiencing the trauma through intrusive distressing recollections of the event, flashbacks, and nightmares.
  • Emotional numbness and avoidance of places, people, and activities that are reminders of the trauma.
  • Increased arousal such as difficulty sleeping and concentrating, feeling jumpy, and being easily irritated and angered.

 

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You are not alone.

If you have symptoms that last longer than four weeks, cause you great distress, or disrupt your work or home life, you should seek professional help from your primary doctor or a licensed mental health counselor. 

We can help.

The Sinha Clinic utilizes a combination approach to improve negative symptoms associated with PTSD. We offer medication management, counseling referrals and neurofeedback as an alternative approach. Medication aids in the short and long term symptom management. Research has shown that the overall effectiveness of neurofeedback without the use of medication for post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adults and children suggest a promising approach to treatment. All of these modalities offer many benefits depending on the person’s specific needs.

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