PTSD and Acupuncture
We hear a lot these days about PTSD. What is PTSD?
The American Psychiatric Association describes Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war/combat, rape or other violent personal assault.
A recent randomized control study showed significant improvement in those suffering from PTSD.
Acupuncture also can also help: reduced depression and pain, improved mental and physical health functioning.
These are two great articles that discuss both recent studies:
Treating PTSD with Acupuncture