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PTSD Wrap Up Jul 27, 2021

There is so much information out there on PTSD. If you do suffer from PTSD please do your research. First, you want to find the right mental health professional and begin treatment ASAP.

People with PTSD have intense, disturbing thoughts and feelings related to their experience that last long...

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EMDR & STELLATE GANGLION BLOCK TO TREAT PTSD Jul 27, 2021

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) is a type of therapy in which a patient briefly focuses on the trauma memory while at the same time experiencing eye movements, which is associated with a reduction in the directness & emotion associated with the trauma memories.

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PTSD Treatments Jul 12, 2021

  

The main treatments for PTSD are psychotherapy, medications, or both.  An experienced mental health professional can help people find a treatment plan that is best for the individual, based on their symptoms and needs.

Some people with PTSD could be living through an ongoing...

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The 4 Categories of PTSD Symptoms Jul 11, 2021

PTSD symptoms may begin within one month of a traumatic event, but sometimes the symptoms may not appear until years after the event. The symptoms can cause significant problems in social or work situations and in relationships of all sorts. Believe it or not, they can also interfere with the...

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What Are the Symptoms of PTSD? ptsd Jul 08, 2021

 

PTSD is usually diagnosed after a person experiences ongoing symptoms for at least a month following a traumatic event. Nevertheless, symptoms may not appear until several months or even years later. PTSD is represented by three main types of symptoms:

  • Re-experiencing the trauma through...
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What is PTSD? Jul 07, 2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD) can occur in all people, of any ethnicity, culture, and at any age. According to the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, PTSD affects approximately 3.5% of US adults every year, and an estimated one in 11 people will be diagnosed with PTSD...

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Topic of The Month: PTSD Jul 01, 2021

Post-traumatic stress disorder, better known as PTSD, is a mental health condition that is triggered by an event.  That event is considered scary or horrible, it is either experienced or witnessed.  For most people, it is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic...

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Herbs to help Borderline Personality Disorder Jun 23, 2021

Borderline personality disorder is a complicated disease.  The symptoms that are associated with this disease can be treated with medication.  Not the traditional medications, but with herbs.  Any use of herbs should be discussed with your doctor first before trying them.

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Is Bipolar Disorder the same as Borderline Personality Disorder? Jun 22, 2021

Like BPD, a person with bipolar disorder experiences extreme shifts in the mood but between depressed states & episodes of mania, they may experience periods of a stable mood.  Bipolar disorder begins with the brain structure itself, genetics, and family history.  It is also mostly...

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Treating BPD with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Jun 17, 2021

Cognitive-behavioral treatments are the pillar of therapy for people with a borderline personality disorder. It can help people utilize healthy coping skills & achieve a good quality of life.

CBT is a type of talk therapy that targets the thinking-related and action-related aspects of a...

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The 4 Types of Borderline Personality Jun 07, 2021
  1. Discouraged Borderline: People that exhibit discouraged borderline symptoms are often needy & dependent, but secretly suppress a lot of anger towards others and are often shattered. Those that are referred to as discouraged borderline, have a strong desire for being accepted & seek...
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The 9 Symptoms of BPD Jun 02, 2021

BPD rears its ugly head in many different ways. In order to be diagnosed with BPD, one must show at least 5 out of the 9 symptoms. The symptoms must be long-lasting and impacting many areas of the person's life.

1. Unstable Relationships: People with BPD tend to have relationships that are very...

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