Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) impacts up to 6% of the population . It is a severe anxiety disorder that can occur in some people after they experience a severe psychological trauma or ongoing psychological “toxic” stress. It results in flashbacks, unpleasant intrusive memories, mood and behavioural changes, and can also result in many unpleasant physical symptoms, as well as depression.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is now being linked to central sensitivity syndromes like fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and multiple chemical sensitivity,  Although additional research regarding the link between PTSD and central sensitivity is necessary says Dr Yunus.
Like people with central sensitivity syndromes, people with PTSD experience HPA axis dysregulation. and imbalances to the neuroendoimmune systems. When people are not in balance they can experience a wide range of physical, psychological, environmental and stress related symptoms.
A great resource for helping sufferers of PTSD is PTSD Coach Online https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/default.htm
You may like to read PSTD fact from Beyond Blue.
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