Wednesday, December 23, 2009
traumatic stress disorder is a type of anxiety disorder. PTSD
occurs after witnessing a life-threatening or severely frightening experience. This condition
is prevalent among veterans, and is also common in victims of violent
crimes, abuse, accidents, natural disasters, and other psychologically
Symptoms of PTSD may occur immediately after
the event, or several months later. It is expected to be in shock for a
few hours to a few days after any highly stressful experience. However,
if the symptoms interfere with your daily life to a significant degree,
or if the symptoms persist for more than 4 weeks, professional
treatment may be necessary.
People with PTSD often have
difficulty sleeping, may feel more “on edge” than normal, and can have
flashbacks or disturbing thoughts that interrupt their daily
activities. Some people will block out memories of the traumatic event,
or become emotionally “numb” in an attempt to avoid the stress caused
by the experience. Many people with PTSD will feel depressed or
detached from others, and often turn to alcohol or substance abuse to
medicate their depression or anxiety.
who are interested in treating the underlying cause of PTSD, one of the safest and most effective treatments is
classical homeopathic medicine. Homeopathy is a natural method of
treatment in the form of small sublingual pills made from natural sources such as plants or
minerals. This medicine stimulates your body’s innate ability to heal,
restoring health naturally. Rather
than suppressing your symptoms like most conventional treatments,
homeopathy helps you heal from the inside out, working towards a cure
of your illness.
thousands of homeopathic remedies, and each one is used to treat a
specific set of symptoms. In order to find the correct homeopathic
medicine for your case, I would need to listen to your story, and
understand all of your symptoms in their entirety. This usually takes
about 1-2 hours, and is a very comprehensive consultation. By treating
you as an individual, the patient can get better results, leading to a
faster and more complete recovery.
Tara Peyman is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Arizona.
She has an expertise in treating bipolar disorder and depression with natural
medicine. Dr. Peyman has also developed comprehensive, naturopathic
programs for weight loss, diabetes and smoking cessation. She practices
at East Valley Naturopathic Doctors in Mesa (480.985.0000) and in Tempe
(480.456.0402). Visit www.DrTaraPeyman.com for more information.