PTSD UK Blog
You’ll find up-to-date news, research and information here along with some great tips to ease your PTSD in our blog.
Emotional Freedom Techniques or ‘tapping’ for PTSD Albert Einstein proved in the 1920’s that everything (including our bodies) is comprised of energy. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or ‘tapping’ is a scientifically proven technique which can release any ‘blockages’ in this
The link between PTSD and hair loss Oscar winning actress and producer Sandra Bullock has recently revealed details about her post-traumatic stress disorder, which has helped to create new conversations and openness about this issue. Especially as she has also
The connection between sleep paralysis and PTSD Common expressions used to describe medical terms can sometimes add to widespread misunderstanding and stigma. That’s certainly the case with ‘Old Hag’ syndrome, often depicted in art as a demon sitting on someone’s
Virtually guided exposure therapy improves outcomes in patients with PTSD “Virtually guided prolonged exposure therapy reduced post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms more effectively than prolonged exposure alone in a pilot study of 40 civilians and veterans. The study was conducted
Treatments for PTSD
It is possible for PTSD to be successfully treated many years after the traumatic event occurred, which means it is never too late to seek help. For some, the first step may be watchful waiting, then exploring therapeutic options such as individual or group therapy – but the main treatment options in the UK are psychological treatments such as Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Traumatic events can be very difficult to come to terms with, but confronting and understanding your feelings and seeking professional help is often the only way of effectively treating PTSD. You can find out more in the links below, or here.