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PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder is a psychological condition, that results from witnessing or experiencing a terrifying event. The symptoms include recurrent memories of the event, nightmares, avoiding places or people that remind of the event, hopelessness, lack of interest, and negative thoughts.

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Faced domestic and sexual abuse. Now, PTSD is ruining my life. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, PTSD is controlling my life. I was raped six to seven times and faced domestic abuse for four months until I escaped. Each time sex has been hard for me. After the domestic abuse, it is so bad that I have to stop in some strokes and if not then I will throw up on them.Sometimes it happen...  Read Full »

Dr. D. V. R. Poosha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for sharing your concern with me. I can understand your situation and feelings. I can assure you that this is not going to be with you forever. You would benefit from counseling and therapeutic techniques such as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) by a clinica...  Read Full »

Can I experience pain all over my body due to poor posture?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old male. My weight is 58 kg, and my height is 174 cm. I am doing yoga, and some basic basketball exercises 2 to 3 times a week. Overall I am doing a sitting job and having a healthy diet, taking vitamins, good progress in yoga, working on my posture, no alcohol, no smokin...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I passed carefully through your question and reviewed your X-ray images carefully, and would explain that your symptoms could be related to a wrong posture during childhood. Still, I do not see anything serious in your X-ray studies. For this reason, I would recomme...  Read Full »

Why is my father having a sudden change in his behavior?

Query: Hello doctor,My father has a history of being severely abused, physically and mentally, by his parents. He is a great father and a kind man. Two weeks ago this switched, he is now angry, aggressive, threatening, and convinced that me and my family are against him. He once threatened suicide with a g...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurav Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If this change that you have mentioned is sudden then it is most likely that he needs proper medical attention. He will have to provide me with more details about his behavioral changes and the reason behind them. It has nothing to do with what he experienced in the pa...  Read Full »

My son has a history of psychosis and has a habit of playing with feces. How can we overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, My 15-year-old kid has ADHD, PTSD, general sadness, general anxiety, and psychosis but has not been treated for the previous four years. He has had a lot of issues with him playing in his feces. He puts it on his fingers and rubs it all over his room. The issue existed when he was on R...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Gohil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you mentioned, your son suffers from ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), depression, anxiety, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), and psychosis. I would like to know who made these diagnoses. Have you been advised of all of these diagnoses by your ps...  Read Full »

I have mental issues which keep me awake at night. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was recently diagnosed with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety panic disorder, PTSD depression 1 and 2, manic and hypomanic. I am also on Latuda 20 mg. I recently ran out of my prescription, and my doctor refuses to give me any sample packs because I went over the limit. My bipola...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your situation. You may have Major depressive disorder (as per the above details). There is non-pharmacological management for it, you should try to follow the below guidelines to deal with it. It will help you. 1. You should exercise daily for 30 to ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for PTSD, depression and anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor,What is your recommendation for someone with PTSD, depression, and anxiety?  Read Full »

Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If a person is suffering from PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder), depression and anxiety, they will probably need a combination of medication and psychological therapy to manage their condition. Lexapro (Escitalopram) is a good antidepressant that can be helpful in...  Read Full »

I have PTSD, anxiety, depression and started noticing blackouts. What can I do?

Query: Hello Doctor, I recently consulted a counsellor suggested by my probation officer and discovered that I have extreme post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression, etc. I wonder if any of this could be related to the trouble I have got myself into. When I get very overwhelmed with emotion...  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You should get yourself investigated for the blackouts and memory problems you face. First, you should consult a neurologist for that. Once every other neurological issue are cleared, then only we can diagnose whether it as related to your anxiety, depression or PTSD (...  Read Full »

I am suffering from PTSD comorbidities due to emotional trauma. How do I cope with it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from what I think is depression comorbid C-PTSD due to the emotional trauma I received from people whom I lived with for a year. Institutional betrayal because my problems were not addressed by superiors, infidelity and sexual harassment of a friend in the institution, who ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ruhi Satija

Answer: Hi,Welcome to understand your concern.Long-term stress and traumatic experiences tend to cloud our thinking processes. You have been through a lot and have not taken care of yourself. I would suggest you talk to a therapist or a counselor. First, you must vent out and get past the tra...  Read Full »

What are the ways to manage OCD and PTSD in my friend's mother?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a friend who is in very much need of an expert. He has been living with his abusive mother his whole life, she even tried to kill him multiple times. Her behavior shows symptoms of OCD, PTSD, and even bipolar. He even tried to take her for counseling, but that made matters worse...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your friend's mother is showing an aggressive and abusive behavior which indicates serious mental illness. There can be an element of delusion of persecution that is suspiciousness of being killed by her son, which is making mother so violent. I would advise you to tel...  Read Full »

How do I manage PTSD and bipolar disorder?

Query: Hello doctor, I have PTSD and bipolar disorder type II and it is getting harder for me to function daily. I have already seen my health care provider. For this, she gave me a prescription and I still have the manic episodes.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concerns. I would like to inform you that most of the psychiatric medications take too long to show effects on individuals. Since you were prescribed Risperidone just a week back, there is no need to wait for more time. Most pat...  Read Full »

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