Season 2 Episode 14: PTSD & Your Heart: The Stress Connection



7-8% of people will develop PTSD after experiencing a trauma. In this episode, we dive into what PTSD is, the impacts it may have on heart health, and why the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the urgency of the PTSD conversation. We also discuss that when it comes to a PTSD diagnosis, the news is not all bad.

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***FOR MORE INFORMATION***

–National Center for PTSD:
https://www.ptsd.va.gov/

–SAMHSA National Helpline:
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

–More information on PTSD signs, symptoms, risk factors, & treatment:
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/

–PTSD Self-Assessment:
https://adaa.org/screening-posttraumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd

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