November 2, 2022
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Everything You Need to Know About Reconsolidation Therapy for PTSD

Reconsolidation therapy is an effective treatment that has shown promise in helping people living with mental health disorders. Although some mental health professionals shy away from reconsolidation therapy as a treatment option, it has been particularly helpful in treating patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. Let’s discuss the treatment and how it can benefit patients living …

    October 12, 2022
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Everything You Need to Know About Depression Treatment in Canada

In any given year, one in five Canadians experiences mental illness. Depression is a serious medical condition that impacts millions of people worldwide. It can significantly impact your quality of life, but effective treatment options are available. This article will help you understand the basics of depression, how to get help if you or a …

    September 14, 2022
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Therapy Treatment for Anxiety Disorders

Millions of individuals are living with anxiety disorders worldwide. Whether you’re suffering from panic attacks, debilitating phobias, or unrelenting fear, some therapies can help you limit anxiety symptoms. In fact, therapy is the most effective treatment option for most anxiety problems. Let’s explore the benefits of therapy for anxiety disorders.  How Does Therapy Impact Those …

    July 10, 2022
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Tips to Help with Anxiety Disorders in Summer

The weather undoubtedly affects our mood, whether you’re living with anxiety disorders or not. The gloominess of winter with cloudy skies and cold temperatures can cause anyone to feel a little down. Still, Seasonal Affective Disorder and depression are common in the winter due to weather changes.  While you may think that the summer is …

    June 6, 2022
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PTSD Treatment: What Are Your Options?

Recovering from trauma can be challenging. Since the right PTSD treatment is different from one person to the next, the recovery process can be slow going as you work to find what’s best for you.  Sometimes finding the best PTSD treatment requires trial and error. Still, the treatments available are the same for everyone. Let’s …

    May 4, 2022
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What Is C-PTSD? 5 Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

Many people are familiar with post-traumatic stress disorder, the anxiety disorder that results from a traumatic event. The disorder was once referred to as “shell shock,” commonly found in veterans and soldiers exposed to war zone deployment, training accidents, and military sexual trauma. Today, PTSD has gained national awareness, and the disorder is found in …

    April 5, 2022
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Distraction Techniques: Tools for Intrusive Trauma Symptoms

Navigating the symptoms of PTSD through daily life can be challenging. Approximately 44.7 million people are struggling with PTSD in the United States alone. Recognized as a psychobiological mental disorder, those with PTSD have the highest rates of healthcare service use. While effective treatment plans vary from patient to patient, some at-home techniques can help …

    March 7, 2022
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Panic Attack vs. Anxiety Attack: What’s the Difference?

Many people use the terms panic attack and anxiety attack interchangeably. However, the two are not the same, with the primary difference being the cause of these attacks. Both panic and anxiety attacks cause intense, overwhelming, and emotional feelings that significantly impact your everyday life. So, what is the difference between the two, and how …

    February 8, 2022
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Sleep Strategies for Complex PTSD

Sleeping problems affect over 80% of patients with complex PTSD. Even a single traumatic event can create lifelong psychological trauma that impacts your body over time. Since lack of sleep can significantly impact your overall health, it’s crucial to get your sleep habits under control.  Healthy sleep habits can reduce the symptoms of PTSD and …

    December 9, 2021
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How to Cope with PTSD Flashbacks

Posttraumatic stress disorder is a psychiatric disorder that occurs in individuals who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event. While the term was commonly associated with veterans and active-duty military years ago, PTSD can occur in anyone. Recent studies show that PTSD affects approximately 3.5% of U.S. adults each year, with an estimated one in …