Posted on May 06, 2008 | Comments 0
Have you ever heard of Post traumatic stress disorder? This kind of anxiety disorder can occur in any one of you, if you see or experience any kind of traumatic or shocking event like natural disasters, car accident, and rape, in your life.
Generally, these traumatic events can make you feel very frightened or helpless and requires immediate psychological treatment.
Many people, who are mainly involved in these kinds of shocking or traumatic events, have a brief period of difficulty in adjusting and also to cope up in normal life. But, with the help of certain healthy cope up methods, post traumatic stress disorder can be treated well.
In certain peculiar cases, the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder can last for several months and also for several years and becomes more worse.
Post traumatic stress disorder can disrupt your entire life, from your job to other personal and professional relationships and also interrupts in the enjoyment of your every day activities. Post traumatic stress disorder, if left untreated, can lead to several other health and also certain psychological conditions. Some of the most common conditions mainly include:
- Addiction to drugs
- Feeling of shame or despair
- Certain eating disorders
- Addiction to alcohol
- Developing suicidal feelings and actions
Help yourself by following these essential guidelines!
If you are subjected to distress, which is mainly caused by any traumatic event in your life, seeking help from your personal health care provider is very essential. You can also follow certain measures to help yourself in order to cope up simultaneously with your regular treatment for post traumatic stress disorder [Treating anxiety disorder]. Some of those important measures mainly include:
- Follow the instructions sincerely given by your health care provider. Even though it will take some time to feel the benefits of the treatment, most of you can feel much better within few weeks of the treatment.
- Avoid self medications. Addicting yourself to drugs or alcohol in order to numb the feelings is not at all healthy for your body, as they can lead to more health problems.
- Try to talk to someone who is much closer to you or stay always connected with your supportive family and caring friends in order to deviate yourself from that traumatic feeling.
These are certain ways which can be helpful for you to cope up from post traumatic stress disorder. Try to discuss openly with your personal health care provider in order to get better solution for your problem.
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