Health Tip: Warning Signs of PTSD

Health Tip: Warning Signs of PTSD

Health Tip: Warning Signs of PTSD

Including frequent flashbacks

(HealthDay News) -- Post-traumatic stress disorder can occur after many events that can range from witnessing a trauma, living through a natural disaster or even the death of a loved one.

The Womenshealth.gov website says typical warning signs of PTSD include:

  • Having flashbacks or bad dreams about an event.
  • Having uncontrollable, frightening thoughts.
  • Avoiding reminders of a trauma.
  • Having feelings of hurting yourself or someone else.
  • Having difficulty sleeping
  • Lashing out in anger.
  • Having feelings of loneliness, sadness, guilt or ongoing fear.
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