Tag Archives: Health Care

How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime | Nadine Burke Harris

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve… Read More »

Professor Jon Bisson – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Active military service is well recognised as a risk factor for the development of psychiatric disorders. Since its introduction as a psychiatric diagnosis in 1980, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has evoked considerable debate; its existence has been questioned and its prevalence contested. Source: Youtube

COVID-19 Causing PTSD in Doctors and Nurses | The Latest with Lee

Over the past several months, the COVID-19 epidemic has dominated daily life, with wide-ranging impacts on the economy and public health. However, perhaps no one subset of the population has experienced the full brunt of the outbreak more acutely than the healthcare workers fighting to keep it at bay. Working long hours with oft-insufficient PPE… Read More »

Stop your PTSD instantly. Here's how to do it.

Something wrong? Check your health score for free: https://bit.ly/2y1gXkZ Post traumatic stress disorder is an anxiety disorder caused by a very stressful or distressing situations. Like the sudden death of someone closed to the family have a bad experience in life like being assault. They can relive the dramatic event through flashback and nightmares and… Read More »

Mental Health is Important | Mind Serenity Services

t’s often overlooked, even ignored, but health experts say mental health conditions are real and should be addressed. “Physical illnesses are tangible. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder is hard for someone to understand because it’s not tangible,” explained Jayme Hodges, director of behavioral health with Lee Health. But they are treatable—if people seek help. “Sometimes… Read More »

Healthcare Facilities Disrupted Amid The Clampdown In The Valley

Ludhiana-based psychiatrist Anirudh Kala who went to Kashmir along with several social activists says there might be a rise in the number of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) cases in Kashmir amid the clampdown after the abrogation of Article 370. _______________________________________________________ Subscribe for more videos: https://bit.ly/2lwPZPh Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GoNewsFeed Follow us on Twitter English:… Read More »

The future of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy | Rick Doblin

Could psychedelics help us heal from trauma and mental illnesses? Researcher Rick Doblin has spent the past three decades investigating this question, and the results are promising. In this fascinating dive into the science of psychedelics, he explains how drugs like LSD, psilocybin and MDMA affect your brain — and shows how, when paired with… Read More »

Nurses and PTSD

Being a nurse in any healthcare setting today is full of daily challenges, stress and sometimes occupational burnout. What is much worse, is when nurses experience a traumatic event and then develop post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Some nurses may present behaviors including irritability, tearfulness at work, detachment, and some type of personality change. While… Read More »

Patient view: Life after deep brain stimulation for PTSD

Serena Kelly, a patient with hard to treat PTSD, explains how deep brain stimulation has impacted her life. On February 7, 2019, Serena became the first patient in Canada to be treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment resistant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as part of a new clinical trial. Read more: http://health.sunnybrook.ca/research/deep-brain-stimulation-ptsd/ Source:… Read More »