To the plethora of mental illnesses in this mental illness-ridden age of ours, we can now add another. We’ve all heard of PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. During this past year, something we can call TTSD has emerged. TTSD is Trump Traumatic Stress Disorder. It is also known as “Trump-phobia,” for such is the fear.. read more →

One of the big challenges in facing my health through these years has been managing the relationship with my body, my mind, and my self awareness. I have had times where I’ve broken those connections and taken myself to harm’s way without conscious intent. Whether that was living and eating unhealthily, or living in denial.. read more →

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk is higher among women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research. PTSD is a condition resulting from a stressful or traumatic experience and is characterized by intrusive memories of the event, increased arousal, avoidance of experiences associated with the traumatic event, and loss of interest in activities and relationships. To.. read more →

Dr. John Bienenstock (left) and Dr. Paul Forsythe in their lab. The researchers are studying whether bacteria in the gut can be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or …more Could bacteria in your gut be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress.. read more →

Having a baby is an emotional time, including excitement, fear, joy and sadness. Unfortunately, for some women the feelings they experience are difficult to understand. One in 10 women will experience depression during pregnancy and about 15 percent of women experience significant depression following childbirth. The percentage of women experiencing depression is even higher for.. read more →

Financial stress is no joke. It can screw with your appetite, your sleeping habits, and it can even affect how well you perform on the job. But a new study by a financial wellness company shows a surprising and serious result of difficult money problems—posttraumatic stress disorder. PHOTO: STOCKSY That’s right. According to the Payoff.. read more →

Find out how debt is turning the American Dream into the American Nightmare—and what to do about it The American Dream has long been seen as the ultimate goal for life happiness and success, but how we get it, and the ensuing debt, is quickly turning it into the American Nightmare. Over 80 percent of.. read more →