Trauma and PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
Life is hard, and some life events that a person has experienced make it even harder to cope with leaving the person stressed and anxious. As the reactions to previous events continue to play over in a person’s mind the original trauma becomes harder and harder to deal with. Often leaving the person stressed, anxious or having a response to something that is not expected. Family and loved ones are confused and feel lost, not knowing how to help.
Over 7.7 million people are diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This chronic stress interferes moderately with their lives and even affects their health causing symptoms from high blood pressure, chest pain to even palpations. Certain events can trigger these feelings even more and the person has little control over their reaction.
There are treatments for people with PTSD. Psychotherapy, medications or even a combination of both have been proven very effective in treating this. Everyone is different so that a treatment that works for one may not always work for another. Regardless of what treatment option you chose be assured Harmony Health and Wellness is here to guide and support you every step of the way.
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