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Physical Effects of PTSD in Men

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Authored By Sharon Findlay Sharon Findlay read more Published: December 29, 2021 Updated: December 8, 2021 Men deal with unique circumstances around the development of trauma due to the social stigma of post-traumatic stress disorder (or PTSD) symptoms. However, PTSD and addiction are…

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Common PTSD Triggers

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: September 27, 2021 Updated: September 27, 2021 Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that happens after a terrifying, traumatic event. Later, PTSD triggers can cause the individual to experience nightmares, flashbacks, and anxiety. Learning what triggers PTSD is necessary so that…

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Can Addiction Trigger Your PTSD?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 17, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 Most people are aware of the unnecessary hardships associated with untreated trauma. One unfortunate consequence of untreated trauma is the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD increases rates of addiction, incarceration, poverty, and unemployment.…

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National PTSD Awareness Day

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 27, 2019 Updated: March 18, 2020 Did you know that over 224 million Americans experience traumatic events? Some of them struggle with trauma on a daily basis. Among them, nearly 20 percent or 44 million end up with PTSD. Thankfully, National…

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The Connection Between Alcoholism and PTSD

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 18, 2019 Updated: May 7, 2021 People can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for a variety of reasons. This disorder often occurs after someone goes through an extremely stressful, traumatic experience like witnessing a violent crime or serving on the battlefield.…

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Alcoholism and PTSD: Is There a Connection?

Added By Red Oak Recovery Red Oak Recovery Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 5, 2018 Updated: May 7, 2021 Is there a link between substance use problems such as alcoholism and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)? Many people want to know the answer to this question. What they may not realize is that there’s already…