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Longer ICU Stay Can Lead to PTSD

A stay in an intensive care unit (ICU) as in case of life-threatening condition of acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS may actually cause post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

 
 

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PTSD Healing By Managing the Five Koshas

Anxiety disorder or Post Trumtic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur following experiences that are extremely frightening, threatening and traumatic. Intense failings of fear, helplessness and horror are generally involved. While most trauma survivors exhibit short-term psychological reaction (acute stress disorder), some develop long-term, serious problems, showing that the body has failed to return to its pre-traumatic state.

 
 

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Top 10 Herbal Remedies for PTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a psychiatric condition that often arises after an individual witnesses or is involved in a life-threatening event such as a disaster, rape or violent assault. Common characteristics of someone who has PTSD include re-experiencing the trauma, avoidance behaviors, negative changes in mood and brain function, and hyper-arousal (it should be noted that post-traumatic stress manifests somewhat differently in young children).

 
 

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Pregnancy

Exposure to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life can possibly lead to PTSD.

 
 

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Are You a Case of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? Alarm Against Obesity

Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) gain weight more rapidly and are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard School of Public Health.

 
 

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Lift your Spirits via Food

The food you eat affects your mental health as well as your physical well-being. A bad diet can be one of the causes of depression on food swings. A healthy diet, on the other hand, may be enough to lift your spirits without the need for medication and counseling.

 
 

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Yoga & Depression

Depression is one of the most common mental health problems in the world. Tens of millions of people across the planet are diagnosed with some form of depression every year. While many cases of depression are tied to personal issues that affect the emotions, some have biological roots.

 
 

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Exercise Benefits for Those Suffering from Bipolar Disorder

Vigorous exercise (physical activity for 20 minutes or more at least 3 days a week) is positively associated with the incidence and prevalence of psychiatric disorders, particularly bipolar II disorder and alcohol dependence, according to US researchers report.

 
 

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Rate Your Stress Level

People have different personality traits and sometimes these can become sufficiently exaggerated to be classified as a disorder. The eight questions below may be a guide to helps you to judge how well you cope with the stress of everyday life. Some surroundings are more stressful than other.