PTSD Treatment

PTSD Treatment

What is posttraumatic stress disorder (PTD):

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTD) appears after the exposure to severe traumatic event. The traumatic event is so severe that endangered life or physical integrity. (Road traffic accidents domestic violence sexual abuse etc.). The individual either experienced the traumatic event or just witnesses it. The common symptoms of this disorder are frequent nightmares and flashback as if the traumatic event is reoccurring. The patients try to avoid everything that is the reminder of the traumatic event. There is marked anxiety and guilt feeling.
The treatment is usually in the form of psychotherapies. Medicines are required if the condition is severe.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a combination of reactions that may occur in a person after she/he has gone through some traumatic event. The chances of developing PTSD is depending upon the type of event experienced during that event. The percentage of people suffering from PTSD may vary from country to country or region to region. There could be several factors that might trigger PTSD in a patient. But usually, there are one or more incidents that have occurred with the person in the past that keeps revising itself in the brain of the patient. The person suffering from PTSD might experience flashbacks, insomnia (lack of sleep), low self-esteem, low confidence, painful thoughts, seizures and unpleasant emotions, sadness, and depression. Doctors at Psychiatry Clinic recommend several treatments such as:

  • Medications
  • Therapies
  • Stress Inoculation Training
  • Prolonged Exposure Theory
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing

PTSD Treatment in Lahore:

PTSD can either be acute or chronic (long-term). For patients with acute PTSD, symptoms may last for almost 1 month to 3 months after the occurrence of the traumatic event. The patients suffering from chronic PTSD may experience the symptoms for more than three months after the occurrence of the traumatic event. The Psychiatry Clinic offers the best PTSD treatment in Lahore such as:

  • Medications
  • Therapies
  • Support Groups
  • Stress Inoculation Training
  • Prolonged Exposure Theory
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing

Best Psychologist for PTSD Treatment in Lahore:

There are several types of treatment provided to patients suffering from some kind of PTSD at the Psychiatry Clinic. Our doctors will first thoroughly diagnose the patient and then prescribe the best treatment to effectively treat it once and for all. Or at least the treatment keeps improving their life standards gradually with better control on traumatic episodes. The person seeking help from PTSD must be experiencing PTSD symptoms for about 1 month or more. The doctors offer several treatments for PTSD episodes and recently, Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) is considered as one of the effective treatment options. It is an injection-based treatment applied by expert doctors into the neck of the patient.

Benefit of PTSD Treatment

The benefits of PTSD treatment at the Psychiatry Clinic offers a range of benefits to the patients and their families. If a patient suffering from PTSD is struggling with the related issues then, there is no better PTSD treatment centre than the Psychiatry Clinic in Lahore for this purpose. We have shortlisted several symptoms that may occur in a patient suffering from PTSD and when these symptoms appear the patient must apply evasive measures. The symptoms could be:

  • Fatigue
  • Sadness
  • Anxiety
  • Less sleep
  • Depression
  • Hopelessness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Trouble focusing
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Disturbing dreams
  • Detachment feelings
  • Flashbacks of traumatic incidents
  • Intrusive thoughts and memories

Here are some benefits of Trauma focused-therapy:

  • Practice trauma processing
  • Decrease in extreme PTSD symptoms
  • Learn about controlling PTSD symptoms
  • Develop and practice healthy coping skills
  • Identify triggers and take evasive measures

Best PTSD Treatment Clinic:

Psychiatry Clinic is undoubted, the best PTSD treatment clinic in Lahore with highly qualified PTSD experts. These experienced doctors are trained and gain experience in treating chronic and acute PTSD in patients. Although the process of recovery could be slow but long-term. Our experts are trained with all ages of patients with 100% proven results. When patients suffer from PTSD, their hypothalamic, pituitary, and adrenal system release a surge of hormones to prepare them to fight with it, flee or freeze at that moment. We are offering data-driven and result-oriented treatments such as:

  • Medications
  • Medications
  • Psychotherapies
  • Neurological therapies
  • In-door/At–home coping tools
PTSD Treatment