Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Blue Stones Saying Relax, Body, Soul with Flower in Background
Blue Stones Saying Relax, Body, Soul with Flower in Background

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) usually develops following a traumatic event. PTSD can affect anyone in any situation like a car accident, assault, natural disasters etc. The event needs to be an overwhelming life experience, that is unpredictable or uncontrollable will usually trigger PTSD.

PTSD is usually associated with soldiers who have seen military combat. Post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD Hypnotherapy can remove all symptoms of this condition. 

It can affect a wide variety of people those who experience the event. People who witness an event, or those who work as police or emergency officers who deal with the event afterwards. It can even occur in friends or family of people who know the people who actually went through the event/trauma.

PTSD can develop in different ways depending on the person. The signs or symptoms can develop in the hours, days or weeks, months and sometimes years after the event.

Traumatic events that can cause Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • War
  • Natural Disasters
  • Car or Plane crashes
  • Terrorist attacks
  • A sudden death of loved one 
  • Rape
  • Kidnapping
  • Assault
  • Sexual or physical abuse
  • Childhood neglect

Symptoms of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Re-experiencing the traumatic event
  • Intrusive, upsetting memories of the event
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Intense physical reactions to reminders of the event
    (e.g. pounding heart, rapid breathing, nausea, muscle tension, sweating)
  • Anger and irritability
  • Anxiety and fear
  • Guilt, shame, or self-blame
  • Substance abuse
  • Depression and hopelessness 
  • Suicidal thoughts and feelings
  • Feeling alienated and alone
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Feelings of mistrust and betrayal
  • Avoiding activities, places, thoughts, or feelings that remind you of the trauma
  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Hyper-vigilance (on constant alert)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may affect all aspects of your life in a negative fashion. It can also impact those close to you like family friends etc.