TOWIE’s Yazmin Oukhellou unveiled as PTSD UK’s first celebrity ambassador We’re delighted to be able to announce our exciting news, that we have an inspiring celebrity ambassador. Television personality Yazmin Oukhellou is best known for being part of the cast
Can our brain structures help predict who will develop PTSD after a trauma? There’s a key question when it comes to PTSD and C-PTSD research and understanding: why do some people get PTSD or C-PTSD from trauma, when another person
Fireworks Open Letter – a national charity collaboration PTSD UK is proud to be part of a coalition of national charities, lead by Dogs Trust, who have issued an open letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and
Yoga Therapy for PTSD: A Multidimensional Approach – Guest Blog The complex nature of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) makes it a challenging condition to treat. In the UK alone, PTSD is estimated to affect 1 in 3 people who
Remember remember… those with PTSD When you have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD or C-PTSD), any loud or sudden noise can be a trigger, leading to flashbacks, uncontrollable shaking, panic attacks, heart palpations and many other physical and emotional symptoms.
What can cause PTSD?
PTSD can affect anyone who has been exposed to a traumatic event – an event which provoked fear, helplessness, or horror in response to the threat of injury or death and therefore can affect anyone.
What are the symptoms of PTSD?
PTSD can cause a wide variety of physical, mental and emotional symptoms such as hypervigilance, irrational anger & fear, panic attacks, flashbacks, digestive issues, feeling numb, nightmares and exhaustion.
What are the treatments for PTSD?
It is possible for PTSD to be successfully treated with psychotherapies such has EMDR and CBT, even many years after the traumatic event occurred, which means it is never too late to seek help.
Are you looking to fundraise for PTSD UK?
THANK YOU!! We are a small charity so our main goals at the moment are to increase awareness that we exist (so people can get the support and information they need) and to maximise fundraising to allow us to achieve our mission of supporting everyone in the UK affected by PTSD, no matter the trauma that caused it.