Monday, 12 September 2016

What is PTSD?


For numerous people, stress is a part of life, and most of us have experienced it at some point, but depending on the circumstances, the intensity of the stress may vary. Sometimes, following a trauma, someone can become overwhelmed by stress, and this can lead to a lack of ability to cope. Anything that reminds us of the trauma, even ordinary day to day experiences, can trigger off symptoms like nightmares, anxiety and flashbacks (feeling as if you are reliving the trauma).