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Post traumatic stress disorder
I have been under treatment for the past 5 years for PTSD. The medications were working well but i was addicted to those. Also, the medications were affecting my work hours. I choose to discontinue it. It's been 4 months I have left those. My condition is turning worse. I have no clue what to do next. I don't want to continue with any medicines but on the other hand want to live a very normal life. Kindly help. Thank you.
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Do consult  a psychologist,  immediately.
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I am assuming that you have been diagnosed with PTSD by a professional. PTSD is a type of anxiety disorder wherein certain emotional dysfunctions develops in relation to a trauma manifesting with physical and psychological symptoms of anxiety. It is common and treatable. A holistic approach is taken to treat PTSD. Medicine although is important in moderate to severe cases, it is still only a part of the whole treatment plan. More focus should be given to psychological treatment like cognitive behavior therapy, lifestyle modifications, addressing any other issues like physical health or stresses etc.
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please consult a psychiatrist to determine whether you need medicine or not and to plan appropriate cognitive behavior therapy
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