About Me: Female, 45, Lake in the Hills, IL, member since Nov 2012
I am usually an outgoing person, who has experienced a lot of bad things. I am a good person, looking for a way to deal with stress on top of ptsd. I have a 19 year old son whom I love dearly. I have supporting family and friends. Looking to make more friendships with
[More] people who understand me.
i hope you will be alright, try to be strong even while the bad thoughts& feelings emerge i am not big in religion but i do pray for help, courage,hope and understanding i too don't remember much before my brain-injury sometimes i can't remember my own kids it is hard but i am recovering which is a good start please ask for help when u need it ok. i take zoloft and prazosin for PTSD they treat this with anti-depressants prazosin reduces the blood pressure to help against nightmares( veterans affairs study) and i don't like emdr i don't reccomend it ok google this stuff and find out what u may want :)
Hope you feel better soon! ptsd is complex and i want you to write down all your questios you have for the doctor and please be precise when you talk to them flashbacks nightmares feeling of worthleesness, anxiety& panic attacks triggers that set you off think about these symptoms you may have try to tell them what is going on in your life escpecially if you have self-harm or feelings of harming others( i still have this) i was diagnosed in '95 i still have this illness and it does not go away ok feel free to message me or send a note i am on here often in the mornings and nights :)
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