Recognizing PTSD

Today’s veteran faces a range of physical and psychological injuries that have lasting, if not permanent, effects. While Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is somewhat familiar, it is becoming evident that what we call PTSD is actually a collection of issues related to combat stress, brain injury, and sexual trauma. It is imperative that veterans recognize the signs of PTSD and seek assistance right away in order to maximize their treatment and support services.

The National Center for PTSD advises that the most common symptoms are:

Symptoms can vary between people and range in severity. PTSD <span class=”spelling” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-weight: inherit; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;”>can be a very serious issue and veterans should seek medical help if these symptoms are present. While PTSD is not a new phenomenon, treatment options and support mechanisms are evolving to provide help for our veterans. It can get better. If you are struggling with your benefits related to PTSD, contact us. We would be pleased to assist you to pursue the maximum benefit to which you are entitled.

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