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Irony in medicine

And in a study of heart attack survivors, patients who developed PTSD symptoms from the stress of having a heart attack are more likely to die within the next five years.
January 2022

Letters to the Editor

men, also has a risk of being raped, a significant cause of PTSD. ... Jean E. Howard, FACP. Address withheld by request. I read your article entitled “Post-war, vets face new battle with PTSD.” This is certainly an extremely important problem, and I
November 2008

QD: News Every Day--Soldiers' brain injuries may benefit from nutrients

Soldiers with traumatic brain injury (TBI) should get protein and calories immediately and continue them through the first two weeks of trea...
January 2022

Mandate puts e-prescribing on front burner

You can read the comments and post your own. Also, Jessica Berthold reports on the challenges of diagnosing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in returning war veterans. ... The story offers tips on how to screen for PTSD, as well as
September 2008

Cholesterol management becomes more complicated

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) typically develops after a stressful, life-threatening event—and that can include a medical event, like a heart attack or an ED visit. ... Internists, who often manage follow-up of such conditions, can look for
November 2015

Don't be anxious about psychiatric diagnoses

identify panic problems or “Have you ever had anything happen that still haunts you?” for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). ... The patients can't get toxic on this,” Dr. Combs said. She also offered a drug treatment pearl for PTSD.
June 2013

Breaking the cycle of patient trauma

traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Dr. ... Rittenberg said. For example, if people feel like their PTSD is triggered by being in a small enclosed room for a long time, then let them sit with the door open,
February 2019

Conversing about cancer at ASCO conference

When we look at survivors of adult cancer, the prevalence of full PTSD is about 10%. ... PTSD may present as nightmares, difficulty concentrating, or avoidance of care, among other symptoms.
September 2018

Mind-body role may matter in heart disease

Studies on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are also showing an association with heart disease, from decreased cardiac blood flow to increased risk of heart disease events, said Beth Cohen, MD, ... She is also principal investigator of the Mind Your
October 2015

ADHD more than a ‘condition of childhood’

Han noted. “We see a pretty high or increased prevalence of anxiety disorders, things like generalized anxiety disorder and PTSD [post-traumatic stress disorder] in particular, as well as mood disorders,
June 2020

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