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2013-06-27 23:22:18

June is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and YogaFit wants to remind you that there are ways to help heal PTSD, such as breathing and meditation exercises, and several poses, which require no pharmaceutical medication. YogaFit seeks to spread their Yoga For Warriors program that features trainings on how to help those who has suffered from traumatic injury or who currently suffer from PTSD to overcome the disorder. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 YogaFit, the...

Vietnam Vets Who Have PTSD Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Heart Disease
2013-06-26 12:27:08

NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Male twin Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop heart disease during a 13-year period, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. This is the first long-term study to measure the association between PTSD and heart disease using objective clinical diagnoses combined with cardiac imaging techniques. "This study provides further...

2013-06-20 23:03:50

Individuals unable to work due to PTSD may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance or VA disability benefits Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 June 20, 2013–Nearly eight million Americans have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the National Institutes of Health. June is PTSD Awareness Month, and PTSD Awareness Day is June 27. Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance(SSDI) representation and VA disability appeals,...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Often Follows Stroke
2013-06-20 11:26:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For many, suffering a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is unfortunately just the beginning of their battle, as a new study from the Columbia University Medical Center shows that these folks often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after such events. According to the new report in the open access journal PLoS ONE, almost 1 in 4 people suffer from symptoms of PTSD within the first year following the event and 1 in...

Ambien Heightens Recollection Of Bad Memories
2013-06-16 04:45:19

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once asleep, we all experience five different stages in our sleep cycle. That being said, one would be hard pressed to find anyone who is familiar with any of the cycles besides REM sleep, or rapid eye movement sleep, which is typically characterized by quick and random movements of the eyes combined with muscle paralysis. During REM, neural activity in the brain intensifies showing a similarity to the activity associated with...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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