By Nancy Dowdy
Well here we are again in the middle of the night. Waking up full of guilt – you know, that moment after the alcohol wore off and you realize what a total disgrace you were. Every single time we feel bad. Every single time we say we won’t do it again… and then every single time we do. We take that first drink and it’s like or best friend found us again. We are funny. We are young. We are who we were before. Wait. There it is. Who was I – BEFORE?
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By Safe Call Now Admin Staff
Post-traumatic stress disorder, which is often shortened to PTSD, is a significant problem that impacts countless people across the country. Individuals can develop PTSD following a car accident, a traumatic experience, childhood trauma, or even experiences related to combat.
Those who suffer from PTSD are often subjected to flashbacks that might be triggered at any time. Symptoms of PTSD often include shakes, sleepless nights, emotional lability, depression, anxiety, and changes in appetite. The quality of life issues that are created by PTSD can make it hard for someone to go to school, hold down a job, or even carry out their daily routine. Therefore, it is important for everyone to understand the various treatment options available for PTSD. Individuals who suffer from this disorder are often asked to take prescription medications. Unfortunately, these medications can also have serious side effects. This is where Neurotherapy can be helpful.
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By Cheryl Conklin
Sleep and mental health have a complicated relationship. When you don’t get enough sleep, your mental well-being can suffer, lowering your mood and making you fatigued. Meanwhile, stress and anxiety can keep you up at night, creating an endless loop of poor sleep and poor mental health. In order to break this cycle, you need to focus on relaxing and winding down at night so you can get the shut-eye you need.
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