Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD is a debilitating and serious medical condition that can occur in individuals who have experienced a traumatic event themselves or have witnessed or heard of an event that has happened to a loved one.

Symptoms include:

  • Flashbacks of the event
  • Insomnia
  • Recurrent dreams or nightmares of the event
  • Irritibility
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Avoidant behaviour : eg avoiding people or places that remind them of the event
  • Hypervigilance

Treatment options include medication and psychotherapy.

Contact us at 021 683 1237 or 081 8766 179 (Whatsapp) Claremont Doctor for medical appointment