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Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: startle response and irrational behavior, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, professional psychologist: Lavon, Is this a normal response with PTSD? The simple answer to your question is that it s common for people who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress disorder to experience the symptoms you describe. However, the same symptoms could be attributed to...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trauma, empty nest syndrome, wetting her pants
empty nest syndrome, wetting her pants, home parents: Yes, I definitely think you can call those painful events trauma - a lot of times in the counseling world we talk about Big T Traumas and little t traumas. And sometimes smaller things can be more devastating. For instance, a young child wetting her...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: yeah, blood pressure management, emotional freedom techniques
blood pressure management, emotional freedom techniques, phone sessions: Hi, Kevin I am not sure if you are saying you don t want to engage in a conversation here with me, or that you don t want to do talk therapy There is a medication used for blood pressure management that does wonders for PTSD nightmares. It is called...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Boyfriend with Combat PTSD, ego fears, military publication
ego fears, military publication, rough childhood: Hi Chanin; Thank you for serving our country. If your Marine took a bullet, he would wear that wound with pride. PTSD is a combat wound. It should be worn with pride. Damn sad that ego fears it and wants to hide it. Ego is for survival. It serves no...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post trumatic amnesia/child abuse, abusive environments, childhood experiences
abusive environments, childhood experiences, traumatic experiences: Marcy, It s not unusual for people who have lived in abusive environments to have holes in their memories. One of the ways the mind protects itself is by storing traumatic experiences safely away in the subconscious. The fact that your husband is...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, mental health practitioners, vietnam vets
mental health practitioners, vietnam vets, health fields: Alan, I imagine that a web search using PTSD and your hometown will help you find some helpful practitioners. Go to the EFT website: www.emofree.com and check the list there. EFT is VERY effective for PTSD and we should have large EFT centers open for returning...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD for parent of critically ill child?, sour mood, ill child
sour mood, ill child, time at home: Beth, It certainly sounds reasonable to me that a year and a half in hospitals, worrying about the fate of your son, would qualify as an ongoing traumatic circumstance. Unresolved trauma leads to PTSD symptoms and associated behaviors. Your clue about your...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and an exaggerated startle response.. always together?, auditory hallucinations, mental health problems
auditory hallucinations, mental health problems, stress related illnesses: Hello Jennifer; how highly correlated are these two things, really? A high correlation due to particular anatomical and chemical changes that occur in the brain as it works to help you survive and endure an event that threatens harm. Can one have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I think I might be suffering from post-traumatic stress, non hodgkins lymphoma, post traumatic stress
non hodgkins lymphoma, post traumatic stress, thoughts and feelings: Hi Michelle; The symptoms you have described are common when stress overwhelms the natural system we use to process thoughts, feelings, memories, input from conscience and information received from the environment. That process examines all of that internal...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I NEED YOUR HELP NOW!, child abuse allegations, maternal grandparents
child abuse allegations, maternal grandparents, prosecuter: Hello Tanya; Use what you can control to manage what you cannot control. Save yourself from the decisions of others by making your own decisions. You are already using those axioms, wisely and well. Your life space is sovereign. You decide who enters...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, mid life crisis, dealing with ptsd
mid life crisis, dealing with ptsd, electrical explosion: Renee, After reading your question several times, my two cents is that you have set yourself up for failure; you say that I m desperate for some advice on how to cope, help him and remain married. To try and do all three: cope, help him, and remain...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS after war and marriage, abusive marriage, serious relationship
abusive marriage, serious relationship, ptss: Hello Gail; Your soldier gets an A Plus for truth telling. The part you might be missing is that he is afraid of bonding with any and all females. You just happen to be among the any and all female population. In combat, we bond with fellow soldiers...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: anxiety, stress or depression, nuclear stress test, anxiety stress
nuclear stress test, anxiety stress, physical ailments: Matt, many of these anxiety-related conditions fit into the patterns of children and adults who have unresolved trauma of a physical or emotional nature. I recommend that you investigate the EFT healing process. Go to www.emofree.com and read through the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: How can I overcome my Paranoia?, couples counseling, stress and anxiety
couples counseling, stress and anxiety, undue stress: Dear Belle, You use the term Paranoia to describe your behavior in regards to your husband s actions. Paranoia is defined as a baseless or excessive suspicion of the motives of others; however, in your case, while your suspicion may be excessive,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: service connection, cam ranh bay, signal company
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: service connection, cam ranh bay, signal company, american solders

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: service connection, cam rahn bay, bob cox
cam rahn bay, bob cox, decent money: Hello Robert; The VVA www.vva.org is likely the best help you will find when you launch a service connected claim. Since you already have the time under your belt, a claim filed while in patient at a VA Medical Center MIGHT be given more weight. At very...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Relapse, prospective colleges, dealing with stress
prospective colleges, dealing with stress, steady boyfriend: Hi Jessica; You have the power of decision. There is no higher power. If this universe was created by a minded and willful being, that being would have formulated a decision to create and then managed the creation. I hope it was not something like:...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trouble sleepping with wird dreams on job related isues, mckinley lodge, dreams nightmares
mckinley lodge, dreams nightmares, princess tours: Hello Jose: I am saddened to learn that you have lost five friends. Please accept my condolence. The loss of employment is also a significant loss although a bit easier to process mentally and manage physically. I hope you will soon find employment that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is his behaviour PTSD or just simple abuse, traumatic brain injury, altered mental status
traumatic brain injury, altered mental status, retired marine: Kristin, Whether your boyfriend has P.T.S.D. or T.B.I. (Traumatic Brain Injury), his behavior towards you is violently abusive. The move to your parent s home was a wise choice, given the circumstances. Your boyfriend is in a great deal of pain, and...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Please help my brother suffuring from PTSD from Afganistan war, public health system, specialist care
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Please help my brother suffuring from PTSD from Afganistan war, public health system, specialist care, ptsd

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Please help my brother suffuring from PTSD from Afganistan war, bessel van der kolk, mental health clinicians
bessel van der kolk, mental health clinicians, van der kolk: Oh Jamie, I am so sorry! I hear the desperation in your email, and your love & concern for your brother. If I were you, I would contact Dr. Bessel van der Kolk in Boston, MA. He is one of the leading authorities on PTSD. http://www.traumacenter.org/...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post PTSD, physical senses, acute stress
physical senses, acute stress, emotional behavior: Hi Isabelle; Welcome to life with PTSD, a party that none of us wanted to attend but here we are. You have earned yourself a good start with meds and therapy. Now, what you do not want to here, is that work remains undone. We have an inherent system...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Panic with Bullying People, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Melody, you are suffering from PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) due to the trauma of being raped and abused in the past. Your feelings and reactions, stored in your body and mind, will not change until you receive some effective therapy. You need to understand...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Nicole; The endpoint of a traumatic event is when all your thoughts and feelings during and about the event are acknowledged and processed and resolved so the event can be put on a shelf along with all the other events of a person s lifetime. Sometimes,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: sleeping too much, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Pedro, I am not a doctor or pharmacist, so cannot advice you on the drugs you are taking. You might want to try breaking your sleep time into smaller segments, if that is possible. I believe that you don t need to take drugs to heal PTSD/PTSS. I have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: sleeping too much, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hi Pedro; You can explain this side effect to your doctor. Maybe an adjustment in dosage will help. Your doctor could also suggest at least one alternative medication to try or could even refer you to a specialist with more experience with this side effect....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: traumatic memory loss recovery, traumatic memory, those memories
traumatic memory, those memories, asociated: Karen; Head strong you are. Can you sometimes try to forgive yourself for being a mere human? Correct, few people have any depth in understanding memory. Science does not yet know where it is, let alone, how it works. That part of you which uses the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Chronic Pain, years of doubt, yah
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Chronic Pain, years of doubt, yah, agent orange

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Bf, emotional feelings, deep healing
emotional feelings, deep healing, disagreements: Destiny, the first rule of relationships is that you cannot expect or desire to change your partner to fit your needs. The relationship either is a match or isn t and you have to take your partner as they are going in, otherwise disappointment and disagreements...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Chronic Pain, chronic pain treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy
chronic pain treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, cards on the table: Paul, The simple answer to your question about discussing your PTSD with your chronic pain therapist is, Why not? If your research has shown that both conditions, chronic pain and PTSD, are often comorbid, would it not make sense to make certain...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Helping my (ex)girlfriend understand my PTSD, marine corps veteran, pot smoking
marine corps veteran, pot smoking, rapid succession: Benjamin, You say that, I m here in the program in order to get control over this, and how can I get her to realize that it s not my fault? First of all, is this homeless veterans program, among other things, addressing your Post Traumatic Stress...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: relationship, kind of madness, real feelings
kind of madness, real feelings, americans army: Karin, Whether or not your boyfriend believes or does not believe in therapy, but he does not believe in therapy. He says he can not talk about the things he has seen as he is not allowed to by the army and also it is useless to speak to some kind...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: boyfriend with PTSD, long term relationship, patient treatment
long term relationship, patient treatment, first wife: Chelsea Ive read your question several times. You say that, I want to be with him and am willing to do what it takes. Its going to take a lot. If your boyfriend has burned through two marriages and nothing has changed with him, the chances of...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: anxiety,depression,guilt, inner strenght, emotional numbness
inner strenght, emotional numbness, abilify: It sounds like you are unsure what to do, not necessarily with determination. Like in the United States, it sounds like the psychiatrists deal with medications instead of therapy. You might consider discussing Paxil or Zoloft with the psychiatrist, or switching...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: girlfriend distresse and angry after her terminal illness is gone, committing suicide, catie
committing suicide, catie, terminal illness: Terry, I ve read your question several times, and while I can understand Catie s feelings about suddenly being told, oh, by the way you re not going to die, just take one of these daily and everything will be all right, I would hardly say that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: girlfriend distresse and angry after her terminal illness is gone, combat veteran, thoughts and feelings
combat veteran, thoughts and feelings, committing suicide: Hi Terry; There are two things in your control; the rest is in hers. One: Be there WITH her. The with is empathy. A physical WITH is less important than the empathetic one. Two: Tell her what you want. No information is more important than a clear...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: My girlfriend doesn't want to live anymore although her terminal illness is cured, taking the pills, pain in the butt
taking the pills, pain in the butt, committing suicide: 1) you dhould go to counseling to help deal with this horrific bind that she has placed you both in. 2) Until otherwise counseled continue with the phone calls, utilizing those supports (people) you both know to follow up with her. 3) In those phone...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: memory loss, example names, schedual
example names, schedual, personality disorder: I m not sure of why you don t remember. I would encourage you to see a psychologist (PhD) to see if psychological testing can find something neruological or other difficulty that explains it. Many of us have gaps in our memory of our past, so gaps in memory...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, childhood abuse issues, mental health issues
childhood abuse issues, mental health issues, younger siblings: I am so sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I am taken aback by your email. You have survived and persevered through challenges you should have never had to go through. Your ability to communicate and share is special; I saw in detail and felt your...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD due to car accident, spiritual perspective, traumatic experience
spiritual perspective, traumatic experience, 7 months: Dear Mayla, I am not a psychologist, but I can tell you, you have been through a very traumatic experience and you are still frightened. I can tell you, time will improve things, but I can t guarantee that or give you the date. You ask What s wrong with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: rape trauma syndrome, rape trauma syndrome, information effects
rape trauma syndrome, information effects, rainn: Hello Cindy; An expansive, well researched article is at this URL: http://www.queendom.com/articles/articles.htm?a=5 And here are inputs from community organizations: http://www.rainn.org/get-information/effects-of-sexual-assault/rape-trauma-syndrome...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: can emotional abuse cause PTSD?, adult children of alcoholics, ptsd diagnosis
adult children of alcoholics, ptsd diagnosis, binge drinker: Luana, The simple answer to your question: can emotional abuse cause PTSD? Certainly, but do YOU have PTSD? That s up to your doctor to determine. I cannot diagnose your disorder. That said, if you ve seen countless specialists, have any of them...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Blackouts, ptsd sufferers, union of thought
ptsd sufferers, union of thought, addiction issues: Hi Andie; In the military, we have three accepted methods for managing emotions; drink them under, fight them out, screw them over. I perceive emotion as the union of thought and feeling. When thoughts and feelings combine, the emotion often pushes us...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and continuing millitary career, military career, moral support
military career, moral support, negative impact: Hi Victoria; Our Vietnam data shows a marked insulation against the ill affects of PTSD for people who remained in the military compared to those who returned to civilian status. The prevailing attitude toward PTSD today is acceptance and willingness...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: pstd, thoughts and feelings, tough ones
thoughts and feelings, tough ones, person team: Hi Danny; Yes. Be there with her. Being there with her is for a partner to do. Being there for her is something for a professional to do. Thoughts and feelings arising from an experience that generates PTSD tend to get tangled up because the system...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: -, nasal cavity, nasal surgery
nasal cavity, nasal surgery, anti depressants: ATWAL, After reading your question several times, I feel there are two components to your boyfriend s problem. One is physical, the other is emotional. The physical part of his problem is the aftereffects of surgery to correct a deviated septum:...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: car crash, acute stress disorder, traumatic stress disorder
acute stress disorder, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress: Hi Sarah, So glad you are safe, and sorry that you are feeling the emotional impact. I have cut and pasted some symptoms of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) site. Officially you would not be diagnosed with PTSD until 4 weeks from the accident. Before...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, volunterring, home to heaven
volunterring, home to heaven, blank eyes: Hi Jennifer, I am so sorry about the loss of your mother, and that it was so horrific seeing how she passed away. Yes, people can have trauma over anything, even something that might seem minor like being teased in school. However, that does not mean...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Scared and confused, attempted robbery, crazy steve
attempted robbery, crazy steve, bullet holes: Hi Barbara; Some of the symptoms you are experiencing are due to changes in the anatomy and physiology of your brain. To be fair, your brain means well. It just wanted to help you survive and endure a life threatening moment. Recurrent thoughts of ending...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trauma, deeper the wound, emotional content
deeper the wound, emotional content, video link: Ana, The louder the screaming is the deeper the wound that a person is trying to protect. People who are severely lacking in self-esteem will go on the offense against anyone who begins to seem to threaten their sense of self. Young, hormonal and emotionally...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trauma, thoughts and feelings, video link
thoughts and feelings, video link, traumatic experience: Hi Ana; Regardless of source or manner of delivery, everything you experience is information. The innate system by which you process information has been overwhelmed. Information is waiting to be processed. Talking out your thoughts and feelings (with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Delayed traumatic stress disorder, traumatic stress disorder, emotional difficulty
traumatic stress disorder, emotional difficulty, viet nam: Sally, When I was attending therapy groups for veterans suffering from PTSD, occasionally someone who had fought in World War II would begin attending, having been newly diagnosed with the disorder. The one year time frame to manifest symptoms of the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: "Post" PTSD Effects?, acute stress disorder, emotional rape
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: "Post" PTSD Effects?, acute stress disorder, emotional rape, narcissists

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: "Post" PTSD Effects?, ptsd symptoms, emotional injury
ptsd symptoms, emotional injury, pmdd: Hi Kay, First off, let me say I m so sorry this happened to you. It sounds like you have been through hell and back. You seem to know a lot about PTSD. I do believe it s possible to have lingering effects of PTSD, and no one fits neatly into the criteria....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: wife of PTSD vet, downtime today, max dose
downtime today, max dose, soldiering: Hi Sheri; My thanks to you and yours for serving our country. First, let me make a point that might help you ease your mind. Your husband worked hard to earn his PTSD. It belongs to him. He has the exclusive responsibility to live with it as he chooses....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my daughter has come home to me after 7 years when I lost custody, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: I would have her get counseling. PTSD is treatable. If not treated, most people don t grow out of it. It s as if those toxic memories get stuck in a compartment of the brain, and gets triggered over and over. A counselor will most likely want her...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Fake Vet?, phony vets, military papers
phony vets, military papers, true merit: Hi Jacki; First caution; being stationed in one country does not rule out service in others. During my time of service, I was stationed in Vietnam and then in Germany but I actually served in 6 countries. A person would have to dig into military archives...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: pstd, psyche ward, facial scars
psyche ward, facial scars, neural pathways: Hello Joanna; A psychiatrist is a medical doctor specializing in the central nervous system and, in particular, the structure and function of the brain. Ditto for a psychiatric nurse. A neurologist specializes in the structure and function of neurons (brain...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Stress "blackouts", overwhelming stress, neurological cause
overwhelming stress, neurological cause, history of trauma: Hello Cassandra; With or without a history of trauma or overwhelming stress, a psychiatrist should be consulted to rule on neurological cause. I realize the potential impact for your son. I hope the negatives will be light. What your son can do is go on...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my boyfriend and ptsd, roadside bomb, emotional state
roadside bomb, emotional state, last question: Mary, Let s start with, What can I do as a girlfriend to help him and our relationship? You can tell your boyfriend how his behavior affects you, and your relationship with him. This must be done in a non-threatening manner i.e. When you do this,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EMDR, lazy eye, eye sight
lazy eye, eye sight, bleeps: Hi Claire, I think EMDR would be a great tool. It sounds bizarre -- you re right -- but it is one of the top treatments for PTSD. Our military clinicians have been trained in it for their work with our traumatized vets. Years ago, I tried it with a...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: memory loss, high school reunion, physical senses
high school reunion, physical senses, human brain: Hi Carol; I appreciate the frustration you feel when trying to access memories that you know are in there somewhere yet cannot connect with them. I do not make light of your frustration when I ask you to forgive yourself for being human and for having a...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: myboyfriend, exposure therapy, ptsd
exposure therapy, ptsd, meds: I hope he s in counseling. I don t think it will go away on its own and the meds simply help with the side effect. I would ask his counselor what you can do to be supportive. However, if he gets explosive and angry you do need to walk away. It s not right...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is PTSD curable?, traumatic experiences, taking drugs
traumatic experiences, taking drugs, sensitive person: Hi Ray, I m sorry you have had such terrible events in your life. It does make sense that your body is now regulated towards stress and hypervigelance in the form of anxiety. I don t know about EST. I do know that EMDR is a popular and effective...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: dealing with violence, special education teacher, child psychologist
special education teacher, child psychologist, violent child: Hello Ettina; Thank you for working with children. Perhaps you will help your clients become able citizens and develop into that person which only they can be. It is actually true that we fear what we do not know. Working with a potentially violent child...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Memories, hypnotic regression, distant memories
hypnotic regression, distant memories, hi adam: Hi Adam; Hypnotic regression is often helpful. If a traumatic event occurred somewhere after the memory period you seek, it will be ideal if the person administering hypnotic regression has a good understanding of post trauma LIVING. You can also do...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, court of veterans appeals, gaf score
court of veterans appeals, gaf score, psychaitrist: Hi Barry; To have a look from their side: Compensation & Pension Exam Program http://www1.va.gov/CBO/cbo/cpep.asp Take your meds. Present yourself as you are. Make sure they know what meds you are on and what the meds do or fail to do for you. Resembling...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Narcissists, thyroid nodules, psychologist psychiatrist
thyroid nodules, psychologist psychiatrist, professional problem: Linda, Im happy to hear that you have been in counseling, and that the counseling sessions have provided you some relief. Since your counselor recommended ALANON, I strongly suggest that you find another meeting to attend. If [you] hate living two...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD W/ ADHD, personality and behavior, spiritual perspective
personality and behavior, spiritual perspective, physiological reaction: Dear ERIN, I am not an expert on allopathic medications, but I did do some checking and some of what you are describing was listed as more of the uncommon side affects of Adderall. Could it be, that the burglary triggered a physiological reaction, such as...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd, attempted suicides, sexual predator
attempted suicides, sexual predator, sound sleeper: Helen, It s evident that you re going through a very difficult time in your life. It is also evident that you are scared, I tried group therapy but when it got to deep... Perhaps you were overwhelmed at the time. Initially, group therapy can be a...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: help, military health system, ptss symptoms
military health system, ptss symptoms, emotional freedom technique: Amy, most cases of sexual battery/trauma can result in PTSD (PTSS) symptoms such as yours, especially if there is no support for your case and your personal emotional health. The best and fastest way that I know of to break through the wall of PTSD-related...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: infidelity-PTSD, psychologist psychiatrist, loveless marriage
psychologist psychiatrist, loveless marriage, professional psychologist: Okay Ann, you may feel like you have PTSD, but you probably do not. Only a professional (psychologist/psychiatrist) can make that determination. If you have not done so, you should see a counselor, if for no other reason than to help you work through...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Boyfriend with PTSD, perfect boyfriend, gas mask
perfect boyfriend, gas mask, wonderful guy: Lisa, Before I answer your question, I have a few questions. 1). Has your boyfriend been diagnosed by a doctor as suffering from PTSD? 2). Is he seeing a doctor for his condition? 3). Is he regularly seeing...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my boyfriend left me because of ptsd, five months, long time
five months, long time, vacations: Maureen, Can you get him to watch this 20 minute video that shows how he can get help without drugs and much more quickly than therapy sessions? http://www.emofree.com/splash/video_vets.asp I know he wants to be the brave soldier and tough it out himself,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I Feel Like I Need To Know, god mother, therapy sessions
god mother, therapy sessions, conventional therapy: Alexandria, I am sorry to hear of your god-mother s murder and that you had to be witness to it. This is a classic setup for PTSD and all the symptoms that go with experiencing trauma of such a gruesome nature. It is unfortunate that your previous therapists...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: do i need help, civilian health care, psychologist psychiatrist
civilian health care, psychologist psychiatrist, civilian equivalent: Kevin, Given your multiple tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan, your sleep disturbances, and your use of violence against not only your wife but strangers as well, to say that you need help is an understatement. My suggestion is that you address...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: RE: PTSD in dear friend, push ups sit ups, polar aspect
push ups sit ups, polar aspect, self confidence: Alyson, You are thoughtful and observant about your friend s behaviors and justified in being concerned about his welfare and mental health, based on your description of his symptoms. The bi-polar aspect is a whole separate issue that can be hard to treat...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Losing my grip......, unresolved grief, girls friends
unresolved grief, girls friends, group counseling: Jessica, My best suggestion to get you the quickest support for your situation is to contact Al-Anon - World Service Al-Anon Hotline at 1-800-344-2666. Al-Anon is a support group for people who have problems similar to yours. Though I do not know what...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: mental disorders, depression anxiety, family doctors
depression anxiety, family doctors, severe depression: Robin, Unfortunately, finding supplemental support for prescription co-pays is not an area I ve had much experience in. The best I can do at this point is to give you the address of a web site (eHOW.COM) that may be able to help you out. The address...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, self medicate: Robert, P.T.S.D., or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is a not a condition that goes away over the course of time. With the proper treatment, the condition can be effectively managed and the effect the disease has on your daily activities can be limited....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: how?, ocd clients, obsessive compulsive disorder
ocd clients, obsessive compulsive disorder, emofree: There is a fine line between OCD thoughts and the effects of PTSD trauma, which haunts you until it is remedied. I haven t worked directly with OCD clients, but always thought that that OCD could work as an advantage if the client focused the behaviors...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: We broke up and he still isn't getting help, meaningful treatment, meaningful relationship
meaningful treatment, meaningful relationship, good relationship: Jessica, In response to your first question, ...would I be considered a trigger? In my opinion, no. A trigger, in the case of PTSD, would be something that causes someone to re-experience part or all of a previous traumatic episode. You are not...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD - Sleep, habbit, traumatic events
habbit, traumatic events, eft: Lucy.... PTSD is the result of untreated trauma, caused from child abuse or a million other forms of traumatic events. If you have been abused and you suffer from the experience, it IS PTSD. I strongly suggest trying some EFT (www.emofree.com) for your...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I want to still be there for him. Is that weird?, water faucet, weird question
water faucet, weird question, last question: Jessica, Telling someone that you re supportive of his efforts to help himself and letting him know that you ll be there for him is not dumb, it s showing that you care. The trick now is to let him go about the business of addressing his problems on...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Conducting Research for Paper, occurrence rate, truth at the time
occurrence rate, truth at the time, writing a research paper: Emeline, In my experience, the best preventative measure one can take to prevent the onset of PTSD is addressing the symptoms of the disorder before they become pathological. In my case, had I seen a therapist while I was in the service[Marines] or...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd, temporal lobe epilepsy, organizational difficulties
temporal lobe epilepsy, organizational difficulties, grown boys: Megan, You ve had a number of challenges: ...an horrific assault,15 yrs ago...my 3 young sons witnessed the attack and the attacker then slashed his wrists on the glass door when I ran for help...my diagnosis has since gone to schizophrenia...temporal...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: How can I deal with my soldier boyfriend's PTSD?, long distance relationship, war experiences
long distance relationship, war experiences, talking to girls: Erika, War experiences change people s lives in many ways, that are sometimes subtle and often not. When people have PTSD, they lose control of their voluntary reactions in certain situations. So, as a compensation, they try to control the rest of their...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is this C-PTSD? PTSD? Nothing at all?, small apartment, exact ages
small apartment, exact ages, elderly couple: Talin, Well, I think we can rule out the Is it nothing at all part of your question, can t we? Look at the http://www.sasian.org/papers/cptsd.htm info to see if more than a few of those apply to you, if that is helpful. Sexual awareness and social/cultural...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: My friend's ptsd/ptss, avoidance behavior, ptss
avoidance behavior, ptss, serious relationship: Randall, It sounds like you re on the right track. You re friend is indeed fortunate to have you there for her. I wish both of you the best. If I can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me. Take care. Jim....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Need Advise, terrible nightmares, abusive behavior
terrible nightmares, abusive behavior, ptsd: Anna, I understand your concern for your brother s welfare. You love him and want to help him. My first question is: Has he asked for your help? If he has not, then you re in a tough spot. Does he think he has a problem(s)? If not, then it s considerably...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: The girl I care for has PTSD, protective behaviors, abusive relationship
protective behaviors, abusive relationship, gun shy: Jeff, Since this girl has been traumatized by past experiences with men, it is understandable why she would be reluctant to enter into what she perceives as a potentially abusive relationship. She s gun shy. In view of the fact that you are aware...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is it really PTSD?, cognitive behavioural therapy, anti depressants
cognitive behavioural therapy, anti depressants, suicidal thoughts: Carla, In view of the fact that you are under the care of a therapist, I will only give you some of my observations and suggestions based on what you ve stated. Your therapist will determine whether or not you have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Anxiety due to trama, early adulthood, cant sleep
early adulthood, cant sleep, sleep at night: Dear Laura, You can write back here, or you can contact me from my website beneath my name and I ve added my personal e-mail. I m willing to figure a way to meet for IM or chat or whatever they call it now. I will talk with you and listen. Kind Regards,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD related to others abuse of alcohol, codependent relationship, emotional blackmail
codependent relationship, emotional blackmail, light responses: Mary, Is it possible to suffer from PTSD as a result of emotional abuse suffered from an alcoholic parent? The simple answer to your question is, sure. However, whether or not you have this disorder is a question which can only be answered by a...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Question, sexual abuse, kd
sexual abuse, kd, encouragement: Dear Tracy, That is not an easy subject. Most victims of any kind of abuse blame themselves. If you would like to discuss this further, you can reach me from the website beneath my name at the close of my response. I, personally, believe it takes the power...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Not sure what to do, night mares, traumatic memories
night mares, traumatic memories, abuse assault: Nicole, Being in a committed relationship pretty much requires honesty in all matters, so your partner can understand and be a support for you, as you heal and move forward in your relationship. True, unconditional, love is just that... you love the person...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: disability, vet centers, maine healthcare
vet centers, maine healthcare, anxiety stress: Joyce, The fact that you have a claim in for service connection for Jim s ankles does not preclude applying for service connection for PTSD. Both claims may run concurrently. Since the P.A. is uncertain if Jim s symptoms present for a diagnosis...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I Feel Bad : Is It PTSD?, sexual assult, emotional freedom technique
sexual assult, emotional freedom technique, emotional shock: Alissa, Anytime a person experiences a sudden emotional shock, either firsthand or as a witness, it can be enough to create PTSD symptoms. Certainly, you suffered the shock of suddenly being physically assaulted while asleep, coupled with the shock of...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, vet centers, maine healthcare
vet centers, maine healthcare, sexual trauma: Joyce, In relationships where PTSD is present, both people suffer. That s why it s important that they both receive treatment. That said, the fact that your husband has been the calmest he s been in 30 yrs! may be somewhat unnerving for you, particularly...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, horrific deaths, vet centers
horrific deaths, vet centers, maine healthcare: Joyce, Your husband should have been formally notified that his condition was found to be service connected i.e. a letter from the VA. If he now in fact is going for a rating exam, then at some point the VA must have concluded his PTSD is due to, or aggravated...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Hurricane Katrina Mental Health Issues, hurricane katrina survivors, traumatic stress disorder
hurricane katrina survivors, traumatic stress disorder, mental health issues: Shelley, there are a number of sites with PTSD effects on the brain and behaviors. http://www.aftertheinjury.org/ http://healmyptsd.com/education/ptsd-the-brain http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17290802 http://www.ehow.com/facts_5132904_part-brain-ptsd-effect.html...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: bad acts guilt, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: Dear Supriya, Two things and then I will give this further thought and write back again. First and foremost, you said you have asked G-d to forgive you. Then receive His forgiveness. Second, and I can only speak this from what I ve read in your correspondence....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: bad acts, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: Supriya, Well, there is a lot going on in your life, with conflicts over your normal sexual feelings as a human being, the development stages of your sexuality and exploration, your cultural restrictions about caste and interactions with women and the ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me, kd, correspondence
kd, correspondence, conflict: Dear April, I sometimes ask someone s age because I don t want to offer advice that is outside of their age range. Although my counseling is spiritually based, there are still times it must be very age specific. If you d like to write back and talk, we...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, anger problem, medication management
anger problem, medication management, school counselor: April, We could be neighbors . . . I m in Missouri, also. I am not an expert when it comes to medication management, at all! Here s my recommendation for you. I ll gladly talk with you about what s going on, but I think you need to talk to your parents...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, kd, zip code
kd, zip code: Hello April, The questions are designated with a certain amount of information, and the place from which they originate is one of them. I have no idea the specific location or zip code, it just states a name, a subject, a place, and whether or not you have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, kd, counselor
kd, counselor, time frame: April, I don t know what you mean by hurt you. By your comment awhile back, I m not sure of time frame to which you refer. Have you discussed this situation with an adult, your counselor or doctor? Kind Regards, KD Liz www.thelandofgoshen.co...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, happy life, innuendo
happy life, innuendo, kd: Dear April, I truly do want to help you. I am asking you to please be clear and cease the cryptic innuendo. I have no idea what the original trauma was; as you have mentioned so much since, but I do believe you can find peace and build a happy life with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: suppresed stress, nutrient flow, ptsd symptoms
nutrient flow, ptsd symptoms, disease processes: Daniel, unresolved/unhealed traumatic moments in life just accumulate until you are able to deal with them through therapies of some kind or other. They do NOT go away with the passage of time. Your mind-body just stores all this stuff until you find a release...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Religion, dealing with ptsd, ptsd symptoms
dealing with ptsd, ptsd symptoms, emotional therapy: Hi Nancy, The short answer to your question [ Do you think that faithfully attending religious services, and committing your life to God can/will aid to lessen the symptoms of PTSD? ] is possibly. You would be the best judge in your case. Do you...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, social anxiety disorder, depression anxiety
social anxiety disorder, depression anxiety, anxiety stress: Gary, Many of your concerns i.e. I am dreading going back to work so much that my anxiety is worsening. The days are counting down now, and each day I get more and more nervous and depressed, should be addressed to the therapist you re seeing on...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: VA contradictions on PTSD treatments, physical collapse, deep feelings
physical collapse, deep feelings, feelings of guilt: The short answer to your question is to take another route to addressing your PTSD. This doctor s belief system gives him no right to deny you treatment. The following web site will take you to the PTSD treatment center in Batavia, New York: http://www.visn2.va.gov/VISN2/bh/ptsdbatavia.asp....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Individual Unemployability, disability claim, ptsd
disability claim, ptsd, service organization: Joyce, The short answer is: I don t know. I have not had any recent disability claim experience with the VA. My area of expertise is the disorder, or PTSD. The claims process is circuitous and often varies to some extent, depending on the region where...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: past memories, stages of grief, old mom
stages of grief, old mom, alcoholic parent: Howel, Short answers to your questions are: 1. He could be, especially if he has never been successfully treated for his clinical depression. As a child of an alcoholic parent, he may have never received the kind of love he needed or thought he needed...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, spell caster, waste of my time
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, spell caster, waste of my time

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: please advise me please, poem type, switch blade
poem type, switch blade, two and a half years: Dear April, I don t think you re crazy, but I am not comfortable with your contemplating suicide. I understand your comfort in writing about things rather than talking about them and I understand your feeling of no comfort from family. I am willing to further...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Teenage mistakes, class mate, god god
class mate, god god, eldest sister: Dear Supriya, I am not condoning what you did, but you were a child at the time you were making those decisions. G-d is a forgiving G-d and you say you asked forgiveness and never did those things again. That is repentance and that is what G-d requires....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Resources
Michael, a LOT of people s traumas come from their school years... peer pressure, peer criticism, etc. EFT resources are everywhere! Try www.eftuniverse.com www.emofree.com www.eft.mercola.com I think you will have great results with EFT when...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: fear
Afzal, Chronic fear/anxiety can do as much damage to your mind-body as any actual biological defects or injuries, so we have to shut off the mind-chatter right away. Obsessive compulsive thoughts wring out the adrenal glands, pumping chemicals around in...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Fear of death and ocular migraines also agoraphobia
Helen, I would suggest that you address the phobias/fears/panic attack issues first and then see if the other symptoms subside. Even down in OZ, the EFT movement is strong and vibrant. Do a web search to find EFT + your city to find an EFT practitioner...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: 30+ years of misery, vietnam vet, guerrilla warfare
vietnam vet, guerrilla warfare, overwhelming force: Hello John; I m glad to hear from a brother at arms and sad to learn that life is still dogging you. The brief depiction you share of life since Vietnam is one that I and many other war torn human beings would give. There are reasons that so many of us...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Abuse, soap story, sick feelin
soap story, sick feelin, pages of my life: Hello Tammy; Welcome to an unfair planet full of people who will gladly make whatever use of you they can and let you suffer the cost, the loss, and the pain. On the brighter side, a few people live here who prefer to make their own way and let you make...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Adult child of an alcoholic with PTSS, theropist, stomach problems
theropist, stomach problems, childhood experiences: Cecilia, it is clear that your childhood experiences have led you to your current condition and situation. Clearing your past traumas is the way towards a sense of peace and hope for yourself and healing for your body. Your stomach problems probably relate...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: out of abuse thinking style...., emotional handicap, keen insight
emotional handicap, keen insight, lack strength: Dear Dasy, I understand what you are saying and I think you have some very keen insight into your situation. I know this is going to be difficult for a bit, but you can actually break the cycle in your life. Right now, if you do draw someone that wants...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: abuse, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hello Diane; Stress that is not fully resolved will accumulate and become an additional stressor the next day and so on until someday the accumulations overwhelm us. At that point the symptoms within this syndrome begin to appear. Every day we process...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: animal abuse stress in animals, scottish spca, feline anxiety
scottish spca, feline anxiety, stress experts: Hi Andrew: I ve even seen documentation of plants exhibiting stress reactions so this question is not far flung. Essentially, any organism that has a survival mechanism will exhibit a stress response when that mechanism is activated. Here is a BBC report:...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: anxiety, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Pat, I went through a phase where I was very aware of my heartbeat and it was doing an occasional skip here and there. It was even recorded during a test. They just said to watch it for a few more weeks and it straightened out on its own. If you want to...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Blood Tests for PTSS?, blood test results, childhood trauma
blood test results, childhood trauma, mild depression: If your only concern is physiological, you have no need of a psychologist or psychiatrist. Your medical doctor will know what tests to run to see if stress is causing an imbalance of hormones or neuro-chemicals. If imbalances are found, your doctor will also...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Body Chemistry, hyper vigilance, reproductive hormones
hyper vigilance, reproductive hormones, body chemistry: Hello betterfliaway; Thanks for writing to me. The question you pose is actually a crucial concern for every one of us who endures a traumatic event or becomes overwhelmed by an accumulation of events. Life feels differently to us and we need to understand...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Book research, flare ups, loving relationship
flare ups, loving relationship, ptss: The below text kind of gives you a resource for this type of dialog. As you are writing this, keep in mind who the asker is. The first level of questioning should be in the emergency department. The attitudes of the staff can vary tremendously, so keep this...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: battered womans syndrome, neuro transmitters, apparent fact
neuro transmitters, apparent fact, stalking laws: Hello Angela; I feel saddened and a bit frustrated to learn of the abuse you have had to endure. Males are smucks!! oooops-that includes me ok most males are smucks !! The frustration I mentioned is from being male. Earlier, in a previous life, I was...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: behavior, explosive feelings, hyper vigilance
explosive feelings, hyper vigilance, airtravelcenter: Ro; Thanks very much for writing. Since you mention the VA, I will think that your husband is among my brothers at arms (Veterans). That would make you my sister at arms. I invite both of you to write to me personally at any time for any reason at steve@airtravelcenter.com...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: can I get better, post traumatic stress, please accept my condolences
post traumatic stress, please accept my condolences, stress issues: Hi Rebecca; Please accept my condolences several times over and let me welcome you to life after trauma. The short answer to your question is: yes you can get better and you can start working on that right away. I m 49 years old and I want to be...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: more book questions, counselor support, awkward silences
counselor support, awkward silences, auto reply: Marina, To the parts of your questions, 1) the questions are supposed to be general and open ended. They cannot guide someone into an answer. 2) a remarkable number of people answer truthfully when asked. Points to the need for us just to ask....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Are there any books?, adult survivors of child abuse, sexual abuse survivors
adult survivors of child abuse, sexual abuse survivors, adult sexual abuse survivors: Hi Steph, Most of the books that I know of for family members of people with ptsd are geared toward helping survivors of sexual abuse or adult survivors of child abuse. These books include: Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually Abused...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Child Abuse, adult development, airtravelcenter
adult development, airtravelcenter, pstd: Hi Tanisha; I m sure it does not feel like it to you but you are already ahead of the curve by your resolve to have a successful adult life. What remains is nothing more than learning to live and function well even though symptoms of PTSD will probably...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Child abuse/sexual molestation, target practice, painful memories
target practice, painful memories, care takers: Hi, I think it s great that you are helping your friend and are very supportive of her because it s important for survivors of past abuse to have a good support system. It s very common for a survivor of abuse to want to try to escape the memories of...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: After a Crash & a person then fears, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress disorder: Hello Greg; Forgive me for waxing technical. Bad habit. This would be a trauma induced phobia. It fits in the post traumatic stress syndrome as a commonly shared symptom among persons exposed to traumatic events. If the phobia impedes or impairs daily...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: what's it called when a person fears driving a car after a crash, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, list of phobias: Greg, if you want a list of phobias, to to the www.phobialist.com. What you describe is a PTSD (PTSS) issue and would probably just described as a fear of driving. Fairly common after a car accident. If you want to treat phobias successfully, quickly and...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: cb1100r, rare machine, bill silver
rare machine, bill silver, frame number: Congratulations on getting such a rare machine! Funny that the last three digits are so close together, as to indicate a factory pairing, under normal circumstances. http://www.eskimo.com/~carcosa/1100R.html http://www.cb1100r.com/ http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/CB1100R/...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: childhood neglect, childhood neglect, child psychiatrist
childhood neglect, child psychiatrist, helpless infant: Hello Christina; It seems that you were not encouraged and maybe even prevented from developing into that one unique person that only you can be. When I was 35 years old, I realized that I too had not fully developed. In every literal sense, I made an effort...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: complicated, murder trials, 3 sisters
murder trials, 3 sisters, good behaviour: Hi Lorraine; Welcome to life after trauma. I suppose a world in which your father is murdered by someone who was expected to care for him is not such an appealing world to live in - but I welcome you anyway. Let s go straight to the biggest glitch in...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Dealing with someone with PTSS., abusive marriage, ptsd symptoms
abusive marriage, ptsd symptoms, safe distance: Hello Trey; Bummer. Girlfriend is self medicating something with alcohol. Very likely PTSD symptoms. Also looks like she tried to replicate the abusive experience with you. All the foregoing is quite common behavior post trauma. I strongly recommend that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Dealing with past trauma, leg restraints, metal clamps
leg restraints, metal clamps, long term relationship: Hi Jason; You endured a painful experience and came close to death several times. Pain and death are natural events and easier to accept. One aspect of your ordeal was highly unusual and very difficult to accept. You lost the power of decision. During...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Depression or PTSD?, sun eve, caution flag
sun eve, caution flag, teeth and hair: Hello Brandy; Such changes in affect and behavior for an adult are a caution flag and for a child are a warning flag. We can hope an adult is developed enough to work things through and make adjustments and make better decisions and bring life situations...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Desperate, complex ptsd, endurance test
complex ptsd, endurance test, abusive relationship: Dear Eleanor, I have read your question several times, and the first question I have for you is: Does your counselor know how you feel? If so, what is his or her response? If your counselor is not aware of your concerns, then it is imperative upon you...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my daughter was sexually abuse by her father, flashback episode, physical sensation
flashback episode, physical sensation, those memories: Hello Marnie; Every thought, feeling and physical sensation is memorized. We do not yet know how that is done but it has helped us learn things like why the sight of a particular feather would trigger a flashback episode. In that case, the scene of abuse...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my daughter, sweet little girl, daughter dear
sweet little girl, daughter dear, thoughts and feelings: Hi Tiffany; It tears me up to learn of anyone, but especially a child, suffering such a traumatic moment. It is tough enough for an adult to manage. A child is still a long way from developing capacity and skills to manage such an event. Anyway, getting...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: deep concern about my daughter, inappropriate anger, independent child
inappropriate anger, independent child, getdown: Hello Beth; Let s start by disposing of the word inapropriate. Your daughter, and you, had a reasonable expectation of attending school and school functions without the trauma of life threatening events and the challenges of social bullying. Anger is appropriate....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: depression, dysfunctional upbringing, emotional freedom technique
dysfunctional upbringing, emotional freedom technique, persistent applications: Aaron, Sorry to hear about your girlfriend s woes and hard life, so far. Doesn t sound like a good parental modeling experience, so no wonder she s feeling isolated and withdrawn and depressed. I m not sure if this question is for/about you or her, as you...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: diagnostic criteria for DSM iv, post traumatic stress, dsm iv
post traumatic stress, dsm iv, medical profession: Hi Garth; Have I got a deal for you! Go to this url: http://airtravelcenter.com/ptsd.htm and you will see a copy of the criteria that you can read or even highlight what you want, right click to copy it, and paste it to a file that you can save....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I dont know why i want to kill myself, death gate, no doubt
death gate, no doubt, facets: Hello Megan; You are the absolute owner of your existence in this universe. You entered through the birth gate and maybe that was your decision but the information available suggests that someone else decided. The death gate is another matter altogether....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EFT Healing?, emofree, acupressure points
emofree, acupressure points, kelly kelly: Kelly.... the EFT techniques can be downloaded for free at www.emofree.com. Bio/neurofeedback is helpful, I m sure, but we use EFT a LOT here on almost anything, especially trauma induced anxiety and it is magic! The basis of EFT is a system of tapping on...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EFT and PTSS, trauma event, muscle spasm
trauma event, muscle spasm, stress expert: Lisahn, WE use EFT on everything! I would start by using it to release the original trauma event and see what happens after that. Give it a day or so then go after the physical aspects, spending about 10 minutes on each one, if necessary. We are deeply layered,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EMOTIONLESS, academic accomplishment, short stature
academic accomplishment, short stature, becoming a doctor: Hi Mary; Don t sweat the religion stuff. My most fervent wish is that each person on earth, all six billion of us, would develop their own belief system for their own sake and keep it to themselves unless asked and willing to share it. You seem mostly...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: easiest way to cope, don pendleton, nasty breakup
don pendleton, nasty breakup, anxiety attacks: Hello; I m very sad to hear about this. Not many events are more traumatic. I thought I might look into my own experiences for some guidance but the pain is too great and the lessons are too small. Meds will always offer some temporary relief for symptoms...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: emotional abuse?, post traumatic stress, german resistance
post traumatic stress, german resistance, tragic deaths: Hello Amanda; This opening statement might seem uncaring but it might be helpful to you at some point. It seems that your grandmother had extreme difficulty coping with and processing the vicarious guilt she adopted for her own. It also seems that she...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: cb1100r, john sydney, sydney australia
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: cb1100r, john sydney, sydney australia, cheers

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my daughter was sexually abuse by her father, physical pain
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my daughter was sexually abuse by her father, physical pain

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EFT and PTSS, self hatred, significant improvements
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: EFT and PTSS, self hatred, significant improvements, eft

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Helping a loved one through PTSD, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Helping a loved one through PTSD, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTS, anxiety attacks, handcuffs
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTS, anxiety attacks, handcuffs, nightmares

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD & Friendship
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD & Friendship

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD - can you ever learn to trust again?, long distance relationship, many different things
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD - can you ever learn to trust again?, long distance relationship, many different things, horrible abuse

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Night Sweats, luck david, family dr
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Night Sweats, luck david, family dr, blood work

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, abnormal circumstances, better person
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, abnormal circumstances, better person, ptsd

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, specialist course, working with children
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, specialist course, working with children, coping strategies

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd and children of vets, aussies, good luck
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd and children of vets, aussies, good luck

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd-vietnam-memory loss, vietnam vet, vet center
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd-vietnam-memory loss, vietnam vet, vet center, disabillity

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I recall battle field experience fr WWII, hypnosis therapy, vietnam experiences
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I recall battle field experience fr WWII, hypnosis therapy, vietnam experiences, psycho drama

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: residential treatment for post-traumatic stress, residential treatment facility, poor choices
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: residential treatment for post-traumatic stress, residential treatment facility, poor choices, patient therapy

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: witnessed suicide, severe depression, fort dix
Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: witnessed suicide, severe depression, fort dix, ptsd

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: feelings of numbness, emotional intimacy, close relationships
emotional intimacy, close relationships, acupressure points: Joe, my soon-to-be son-in-law was an EMT and I know that it is a challenging job. That coupled with your abuse experiences would certainly lead you to withdrawing from emotional intimacy with anyone. I would suggest that you not make any decisions about your...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: My friend was stabbed to death and dies in my arms, traumatic stress disorder, emotional freedom technique
traumatic stress disorder, emotional freedom technique, post traumatic stress: Cassandra, it is sad to hear that you were involved in such violence and had to witness your friend s death firsthand. What you are experiencing are classic PTSD sypmtoms (post traumatic stress disorder). Conventional medicine doctors will probably put...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: general, post-traumatic stress, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hello Dave; A traumatic experience that has overwhelmed a person will force them to adapt and to grow. They have to become greater within themselves in order to bear easily the memory of that event and the impact upon their personality. There is no recovery....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Helping a loved one through PTSD, serious relationship, memory loss
serious relationship, memory loss, ptsd: Hi Melissa; Thank you for caring about and supporting my brother at arms. I appreciate it enormously. (so does he - even when it seems to you as though he might not) If your SO (significant other) was released from active duty, I would be all over him...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: help, share dreams, getting images
share dreams, getting images, health care issues: Sarah, In addition to the trauma of having been burnt, you have also suffered the trauma of sexual abuse. The fact that the abuser was your father, someone you should be able to trust, adds betrayal to the physical/emotional violation you have been subjected...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: How do I help my fiancee who is suffering from combat PTSD, group counseling, similiar situation
group counseling, similiar situation, days before christmas: Hello Charity; It took me fifteen years to find my way home from Vietnam. Great encouragement for you, huh? Thousands, if not millions of soldiers are overwhelmed by what they see and must do in combat. Those who have not seen or done those things have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: help? :(, mental health service, physical senses
mental health service, physical senses, local mental health: Hello Kara; Each day, you are processing information from your thoughts, feelings, conscience, memory, and physical senses. That process involves micro electric charges and neuro chemicals and hormones that interact in very complex ways. Something even...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: hi, theory of sigmund freud, change decisions
theory of sigmund freud, change decisions, sexual intercourse: Hello RAVI; Decision is the first mover. I hold complete dominion over this biomechanical device (body) that I operate. That part of me which uses the word I, that part which makes decisions; has not yet been discovered by medicine or science. Maybe...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: hormones during stress, stress hormone cortisol, erythrocyte sedimentation rate
stress hormone cortisol, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, cortisol secretion: Hello Julie; To complicate matters even further, stress will impact on areas of the brain (pituitary and hypothalamus for example) that stir up additional hormones and neuro-chemicals that really twist up commonly used tests. On sed rate: The erythrocyte...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: husband's death (married only 5 years), step by step directions, short term memory loss
step by step directions, short term memory loss, short term memory: Maxine, my apologies for the delayed reply. Obviously the last few years have held you captive in doing, doing, doing, instead of being, being and being. These are certainly challenging life circumstances and your husband was lucky to have you there for him...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Iraq, stress issues, ptsd symptoms
stress issues, ptsd symptoms, conversations: Tammy, it is hard to imagine that anyone could come back from that experience without PTSD symptoms. We suggest that you a: go to the EFT website, download the free EFT manual and learn it thoroughly, so you can share it with him when he returns. ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: iwroteu, mental health authority, mental health association
mental health authority, mental health association, american psychiatric association: Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2004 12:35:27 -0500 [DL] From: donotreply@allexperts.com [ImportAddr] [!Email] [!Relay] To: steve@airtravelcenter.com Subject: AllExperts - Question and Answer for Question answered All headers Name:sasha Subject: psychiatrist left...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: my life, cold dead hands, deep fear
cold dead hands, deep fear, matter of feeling: Helen; In the yesterday that you feel lost in, lives a little girl who was faced with serious events that were beyond her control and beyond her ability to manage because she had not yet had time to develop the capacity and skills required to manage such...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Marriage and PTSD, hate and rage, marriage counseling
hate and rage, marriage counseling, mom dad: Hi Jessica, It is symptomatic of those with certain types of BPD to go into a manic phase and act out with acts of infidelity. Chances are, you didn t do it because you wanted to have sex with someone else, rather it was because you actually could not stop...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Med., traumatic stress syndrome, st johns wort
traumatic stress syndrome, st johns wort, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Jerri; Welcome to life with PTSD. It seems that plan A isn t working very well for you. Will you let me talk about plan B?? That s the plan I ve been on for over thirty years. The goal is to become so greatly developed as a person that it becomes fairly...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Memory loss after a Crash, long term storage, long term memory
long term storage, long term memory, jaws of life: Hi Jessica; WOW! What a horrific experience. Firstly: your symptoms are absolutely normal and you are (by wonderful courage and tenacity) perfectly normal. I will explain the commonality of memory loss in terms that I understand and hope that you...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Mr. Bungard,My son has..., post traumatic stress, stress issues
post traumatic stress, stress issues, second marriage: Hi Scott; Everything you have shared is quite familiar. Been there. Done that. Got the T-shirt. I encourage you to consult with a specialist in post traumatic stress issues. Even in the absense of specific mention of stressors, I have seen enough here...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I'm a newspaper writer, garret mathews, vietnam vets
garret mathews, vietnam vets, airtravelcenter: Hello Garret; I will contribute to your story. When you choose, call me at 1 717 732 7222 (after noon eastern time). You can write to me at steve@airtravelcenter.com if you have any cause for advance notice or additional written input. yours, Stev...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: memory loss and ptsd, post tramatic stress, pang of conscience
post tramatic stress, pang of conscience, new memories: Hi Terry; As you might know, what we actually have more than other causes is a poor access to our memory. We often fail to focus on the effort required to build a good connection to a memory for future use. Personally, I hold the idea that memory operates...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: memory loss and ptsd, daily crossword puzzles, photogenic memory
daily crossword puzzles, photogenic memory, poor memory: Hi Sarah; It is wonderful to chat with a survivor. If you come back later and ask the same question again, It will be wonderful again. btw: any active listener type of confidant will function pretty well as a support group. We can help nearly any...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: mid life crisis or something more serious?, mid life crisis, intimacy issues
mid life crisis, intimacy issues, sexual molestation: Hi Melanie, It is absolutely possible that the recent tragic circumstances have triggered past trauma. However, that said, you won t be able to get him into treatment if he doesn t want to go. That will be hardest for you, to let him get to the point...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: molestation, therapy sessions, different light
therapy sessions, different light, finding information: Kelly, thank you for your follow-up comments, including your own personal experience, which puts your concerns in a different light, as far as how you are feeling about the subject. This also helps me to understand how you are thinking and feeling on the subject....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Neurofeedback, level of anxiety, priorities
level of anxiety, priorities, courage: Hi Kelly; Congratulations on the birth of your daughter and for the courage to manage your anxiety. I ve actually done some lab work with bio and neurofeedback. I was nicely impressed with the obtainable results and many benefits inherent with the procedures....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is this normal? is it ptsd?, 18wheeler, kids and parents
18wheeler, kids and parents, physicaly: Aloha, Bren.... Sounds like you have a rough time of it, this year. Sorry to hear of your accident and your subsequent emotional shifts that are probably primarily due to PTSD, then from the actual physical injury. If your BF is in relative short recovery,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Forget about me???, strong side, honest opinion
strong side, honest opinion, life crisis: Emily, I know you KNOW what needs to be done, the hard part is doing it. I hope you can figure out what that is and can move on from that place of fear. You seem like an intelligent woman; don t forget that because of something HE did. I don t remember...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: The Pain of PTSS, abusive marriage, thoughts and feelings
abusive marriage, thoughts and feelings, abusive relationship: Hello Traci; We are informed by thoughts, feelings, conscience, and environmental senses. Emotions are a call to action. Emotions are a driving energy formed of thoughts and feelings. They compell us toward a specific behavior. With all the above, we...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Posible PTSS, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Hello Martijn; In my world, any event that overwhelms a person is of prime concern and those of us who hold expertise and experience in post trauma adjustment should apply our assistance because what we have learned can be of help. Given your experience,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Stress Delayed Syndrome, viet nam, warm person
viet nam, warm person, mood swings: Raymond, I think your observations are correct in considering that this is a case of PTSD induced symptoms. If you want to treat PTSD successfully, quickly and inexpensively, go to the EFT site: www.emofree.com and download the free EFT Manual file. Print...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post-surgical problems, traumatic stress disorder, pilonidal sinus
traumatic stress disorder, pilonidal sinus, post traumatic stress: Hi Daniel; I have the good fortune of only being able to imagine chronic lower back pain. I also see the pain in the eyes of acquaintances. Those are close enough for me. Body memory is a well studied phenomenon and I m tempted to present it to you as...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post T. STRESS --medical injury, dr stone, medical injury
dr stone, medical injury, ptsd: Caroline, When something is traumatic to us, it can cause symptoms. May things determine what symptoms and how severe they are. However, for it to be PTSD, the level of threat to life or health has to be significant. I can t tell in your question if...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Tramatic Syndrome, post tramatic syndrome, dear elaine
post tramatic syndrome, dear elaine, raw basics: Dear Elaine; It tears my heart out to see my children suffer even a little. Yet that is how we grow and learn and become the persons who we are so, within limits, we let our kids suffer and grow and become greater persons and more steadfast within themselves...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Trauma, traumatic event, short answer
traumatic event, short answer, shapes: Hello Mark; The short answer is anything visible or invisible that you can imagine. Consider the setting you are in as you read this reply. Objects, people, animals, traits, characteristics, components, shapes, forms, configurations, sounds, textures,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress, post traumatic stress, relapse rates
post traumatic stress, relapse rates, combat veterans: Hello Hal; Yes. Beyond question. Among combat veterans, there have been recurring periods of high relapse rates at about seven and fifteen year intervals that are inexplicable. In other populations, anniversary relapses are common. Among individuals,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress, post traumatic stress, vietnam vets
post traumatic stress, vietnam vets, dr stone: Hal, It is very possible. If you have a chance, check out my free lecture at www.TruthAboutPTSD.com In the secion on memory, it discusses how PTSD memories are formed. For some, including many Vietnam vets, the full symptom spectrum remained unexpressed...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, cam rahn bay, south china sea
cam rahn bay, south china sea, traumatic stress disorder: Hi Gary; Somehow, it has long seemed odd to me that we could so well face death in Vietnam yet have such troubles facing life. I left the Nam when you arrived so you can blame me for screwing it all up before you got there. 68-70, 3 corp, 4 corp,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome-Sexual Abuse, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hi Karen; Sometimes we all lose sight of the positive things and the strength we have within ourselves. If our chatter here might help your son rediscover something positive and or remind him that he does have some strength to draw on, then we should share...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hello Richard; Your sister has a wide array of therapies to choose from. I applaud her for wanting to make that choice herself. I am writing a primer that includes a page of links to sources for support and to facilities for research. http://religion-of-one.org/ptsd...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, counselor mentor
traumatic stress syndrome, counselor mentor, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Randy; You invested of yourself in a relationship which you believed would be inter-dependent but your investment was taken by dependence instead. You are now spent. As with any investment, you can mourn your loss, learn from your experience, regain...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, dsm iv tr
traumatic stress syndrome, dsm iv tr, post traumatic stress syndrome: Sarah, I m including below the entire diagnostic criteria for PTSD. It may be a good idea for you to go to my website at www.TruthAboutPTSD.com and take advantage of the Free 40 minute Introduction to PTSD lecture first. The criteria will make...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post -Traumatic Stress Syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Agnes, I am working with Vietnam vets who have suffered all kinds of trauma from their war experiences and they have responded to EFT sessions VERY WELL and very quickly. If there is no one around to help you directly, at least download the free EFT manual...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, near death experiences
traumatic stress syndrome, near death experiences, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Helena; Thanks for sharing your experience with me. While the legalistic criteria for ptss are well defined and somewhat restrictive, I believe it is important to appreciate the experience of each person and their individual response to being overwhelmed...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post Traumatic Stress, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Hello Brenna; We humans have some amazing ways of protecting ourselves whenever we are overwhelmed by an event. As we go through each day, we easily and rapidly process most of the day s events. We store the helpful information (2 plus 2 equal 4) and toss...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Julie; Every word spoken is important to the speaker and to the listener. A child would not have developed a lexicon to explain feelings of being abused mentally or emotionally or those of neglect. A child might also think that physical abuse might be more...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post-traumatic stress syndrome after childbirth, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hi Daniella; I feel saddened to learn of your difficulty in childbirth. I guess we all accept that giving birth is a painfull moment for Mom. It seems that your moment went a bit beyond the expected. One of the hallmarks of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Post traumatic stress, symptoms of alzheimers, early symptoms of alzheimers
symptoms of alzheimers, early symptoms of alzheimers, geriatric psychiatrist: Hi Judy; There is some symptom overlap between PTSS and Alzheimers in the area of memory. A traumatic event can impact a person s ability to concentrate and to perform the initial mental acts required to build a memory and store it. You can study more...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PSTD, nerve conduction study, doctor of osteopathy
nerve conduction study, doctor of osteopathy, sensory neuropathy: Hi Charles; It seems to me that you will not be wasting time to get referrals to professionals trained in post traumatic stress issues and then consult with one or more. I am a cognitive theorist myself, so I am quite pleased (patting myself on the back)...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTS, eye movement desensitization, traumatic stress disorder
eye movement desensitization, traumatic stress disorder, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing: This question calls for a prescriptive answer, and I am not a qualified authority on the various treatment options for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). I can only share my experience with this disorder, and the treatments that helped me. I was diagnosed...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTS & Rape do they go together?, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Hi Sal; An important part of the reason I shared from my own life is that it gives you or anyone something to look for when considering what level of trust to apply toward learning about this cop or any person. Look for claims of responsibility and efforts...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTS, high speed chase, lean on me
high speed chase, lean on me, trouble sleeping: Hello Lu; When I make decisions that put me vulnerable to any form of any force, my conscience will lean on me until I make a decision that reduces vulnerability to an acceptable cost to benefit ratio or eliminates vulnerability. Until I modify my decision,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, krishna krishna, emotional freedom technique
krishna krishna, emotional freedom technique, coronial inquiry: Krishna, It sure sound like PTSD to me and I m sure that any other health professional would concur. The good news is probably you can heal this trauma quickly using EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). Go the the website: www.emofree.com and download the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, fatal traffic accidents, undying gratitude
fatal traffic accidents, undying gratitude, murder and mayhem: Hello Edward; Absolutely Yes. We don t forget what 2 plus 2 equals. We don t forget murder and mayhem. Similar stress accumulates together if not worked through and resolved completely. It can overwhelm a person eventually and uniforms are not protective....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, help jacqui, consistent behavior
help jacqui, consistent behavior, target: Hi Jacqui; Your own behavior will eventually displace any that the cat has experienced before. Patient, concerned, supportive, and consistent behavior from you is the best medicine of all. My wife and I have done this. It will take months and maybe even...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, extreme traumatic event, recurrent dreams
extreme traumatic event, recurrent dreams, lovely bones: Arielle, I am sorry for not getting back to you sooner. I have been extremely busy these past few days, and I wanted to be able to take some time and give you a good answer. So here it goes... PTSD develops when a person is exposed to, witnesses, or...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, differential diagnosis, stress syndrome
differential diagnosis, stress syndrome, traumatic event: Hi Grace; I have no idea how many people have PTSD in the US. I know that because the number changes nearly every minute. Even if I had a moment in time in which the number of people exposed to a traumatic event were revealed to me, I would still have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, cells and tissues, vital fluids
cells and tissues, vital fluids, chronic fatigue: Matthias, I am not an MD, so can t make a diagnosis like that. I can say that in the bigger picture of PTSD that trauma causes fear, which causes tension, which restricts the amount of oxygen and fluid flow in and out of the cells and tissues. Constant tension...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, total hysterectomy, mental wellness
total hysterectomy, mental wellness, stressful moments: Hi Marie; Similar thoughts and feelings tend to accumulate when not processed and resolved. A series of stressful moments or days of the same stress can build up and eventually overwhelm you. Talking things out will give you a better look at your thoughts...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hello K; You said: I want to be everything to him . Can you be anything to him without first becoming and being something to yourself? What about being a fully developed, unique and ultimately precious human being? Then you could form a team of two...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, perfect life, disinterest
perfect life, disinterest, service time: Good afternoon Jon, I apologize that it took me so long to get back to you. The setting on vacation didn t show up. It sounds like you are going through a tough situation, and it seems like your reactions are completely normal. For a diagnosis of PTSD,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD amongst OIF veterans, changes in the weather, suicide rate
changes in the weather, suicide rate, search argument: Kam, I found the following reference to OIF suicide rates. Included here are references to PTSD: The OIF suicide rate was 15.6 suicides per 100000 Soldiers per year for suicides .... OIF suicide rate. The seventeen OIF suicides represent an...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and BP, repressed memories, traumatic memories
repressed memories, traumatic memories, bipolar disorder: Hello, I m sorry to hear that your wife and you are going through this. Concerning the PTSD, yes it s very common for someone with this disorder to have repressed memories and blackouts (sometimes referred to as dissociation). What happens is that the traumatic...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD in children, plausible causes, responsible approach
plausible causes, responsible approach, ptsd: Hello Danielle; It amazes me how well the ADHD industry has marketed itself and how happy schools are to drug children. I agree with you. The more ethical and considerate and responsible approach is to explore plausible causes and contributors to the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD & chronic pain, work hardening program, small apartment
work hardening program, small apartment, disability benefits: Hello Linda; How do I know if I can work and handle it ? My answer could seem somewhat less than empathic and sympathetic so let me promise you that my answer is actually much more caring than it appears to be. My answer is by deciding that you will....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and chronically ill children, traumatic stress disorder, emotional freedom techniques
traumatic stress disorder, emotional freedom techniques, overwhelming anxiety: Dear Diane, You are a hero! Most people will never face a fraction of the challenge you live with day to day. The short answer: I would call what you are experiencing Acute Traumatic Stress Disorder, Prolonged. More importantly, what can be done to help...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD & Friendship, ptsd symptoms, lonely all the time
ptsd symptoms, lonely all the time, casual friend: Hi Jamie; I am profoundly saddened that you have suffered such an overwhelming experience on the same planet I live on. Okay, I vented. Now to you. Can I explain that nothing is wrong with you ? Good. What is defacto wrong is that people you...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD - can you ever learn to trust again?, anxiety attacks, difficult childhood
anxiety attacks, difficult childhood, infidelities: Indeed. Trust until you learn. Then you know. Fear. A message from you to yourself that some risk is inherent with your decision. Resolve. Study the risk. Look for ways to diminish or eliminate that risk. Analyze remaining risk benefit. Example: RISK...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD mixed with tramua, tramua, rd degree
tramua, rd degree, degree burns: Kimberly, This certainly is a sad situation, for all involved. You probably need to find an attorney or go to the hospital administration to see if you can over-ride his mother s blocking of your visits. You have his direct descendant relation in your custody,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD and Night Sweats, night sweats, vague impression
night sweats, vague impression, thoughts and feelings: Hi Christine; Absolutely. Night sweats are very common with PTSD. Also common is no memory or just a vague impression from dreaming. That might be our careful brains protecting us from material we are not yet ready to process and resolve. If you have...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD-Suicide, anti depressants, s song
anti depressants, s song, biological father: Hi Tito; The creator of this universe skipped out; did not even leave us a note. All of human kind can go extinct and the universe will continue to thrive as though we were never here (well, maybe a shrug of relief). Wierd way to start a conversation;...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD Treatment Facilities, joppa road, sidran institute
joppa road, sidran institute, towson md: Hello Ryan; Welcome to life after trauma. Here is a good referral service: Sidran Institute help@sidran.org 200 E. Joppa Road, Suite 207 Towson, MD 21286 USA Phone: 410-825-8888 Also see: http://www.trauma-pages.com/support.php scroll down...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSD, individual education plan, human psyche
individual education plan, human psyche, person deal: Hi Leah; Yup. This one grabs your soul. It is firmly my belief that killing a fellow human is not a natural act. No matter what. There is actually some medical science that supports my belief. I am fortunate that when I killed some of my fellow humans,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, stress syndrome, ptss
stress syndrome, ptss, acnp: Hi Elizabeth; Onset is with the brain s effort to help a person survive, endure, bear great pain (any mix of those three needs) during a highly challenging situation across time or a life threatening event. That s the good part. Once the situation...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, professional clinician, post traumatic stress
professional clinician, post traumatic stress, diagnostic and statistical manual: Hello Heather; What a lovely way to get welcomed to adulthood?!?! At very least, you learned something important about that boyfriend and have no need to repeat the experiment. Depression is surely among the more common symptoms that comprise the...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, browser address bar, ptss
browser address bar, ptss, ptsd: Hello Autisea; A syndrome (PTSS) is a commonly shared set of symptoms. A disorder (PTSD) is an officially defined disease. I will serve as an example. I currently experience many of the symptoms that people with PTSD have but the symptoms do not impair...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder: Hello, Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder are pretty wide and varied and what you are saying about your daughter could possible be related to PTSD. These symptoms can stay with a person long after the abuse has happened and triggering events can cause...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS, earth school, great grandmother
earth school, great grandmother, schoolmate: Hello Pippa; Shalom for you too. Thank you. Even though we will just trade a few words, my day is a little brighter from meeting you. Since your husband has graduated from earth school, I wish him well. Before my mother died, I asked her if she had figured...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is this PTSS?, trauma survivor, heart races
trauma survivor, heart races, ptss: Dear Anon, You are not being a big baby! You had a very traumatic experience and this is a normal reaction. I pray, it does not consume you, but as recent as this situation occurred, your reaction sounds very normal. I noticed through your description...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS/automomic nervous system, traumatic brain injury, how the brain works
traumatic brain injury, how the brain works, ringing ears: Hello Susan; In your shoes, I would want a team of specialists who hold special training in how the brain works and long experience in working with traumatic brain injury. I would think that a psychiatrist, a neurologist, and a neuro-surgeon would serve...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: PTSS - father possibly diagnosed with this, vietnam vet, car bombings
vietnam vet, car bombings, horrible events: Jennie... any kind of violence like that is a trauma and will cause PTSS (PTSD) symtoms. We highly recommend that you all learn EFT from the website: www.emofree.com The site is full of information, as well as a list of practitioners who can assist....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Could I have PTSS?, chronic heart failure, recurrent nightmares
chronic heart failure, recurrent nightmares, stressful job: Hello Sher; Does it matter to name it? How about being human ? Ironic it is but human beings often have difficulty being human . I had a tough time with it myself. I demanded that I should carry knowledge, and responsibility, and emotions...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: p.t.s., post traumatic stress, occasional problem
post traumatic stress, occasional problem, belief systems: Hi Paule; It s nice to hear from you and I appreciate you sharing this part of your life with me. We all must face what we cannot know and either develop a belief system (faith) that works for us or adopt a system that was developed by others. We also...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: pharmacuticals altering the mind?, violent dreams, overwhelming event
violent dreams, overwhelming event, night dreams: Hello Katy; I m sure you feel like you re caught between a rock and a hard spot. I was there too. I m glad that I can provide a little guidance to a softer and more restful place. The appropriate use of meds is to help us mend. In general medicine, that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is it possible to have Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, bremerton naval hospital, traumatic stress syndrome
bremerton naval hospital, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Steve; While Posttraumatic Stress Disorder is defined by a specific cluster of symptoms (syndrome), what I focus on is the fact that similar stresses tend to accumulate when not processed to a point of resolve. We all have a process by which we manage...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post tramatic stress, trauma survivors, offened
trauma survivors, offened, thoughts and feelings: Hello Esther; I am deeply saddened to learn that your mother was taken from us. It is a terrible and wrongful loss. This event is difficult for our entire society to deal with and quite overwhelming for you. I m sure that you don t exactly want to hear...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Do I have post trauma, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Shirley, It sounds like a post traumatic stress disorder issue to me. You were in a very vulnerable situation and were obviously not handled with care and concern for your well being. If you want to treat PTSD successfully, quickly and inexpensively,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is this post traumatic stress?, post traumatic stress, repetitive thoughts
post traumatic stress, repetitive thoughts, intrusive thoughts: Hello Jackie; Intrusive thoughts are a common experience among people who have endured a traumatic event. Since you make no mention of a traumatic event or an accumulation of stress over time that overwhelmed you, what we have are intrusive thoughts. ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post traumatic stress syndrome, street gang members, traumatic stress syndrome
street gang members, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Christopher; Each society has a personality in much the same way as a person does. Each society can also develop an illness like any person can. You have seen an illness in your society and you have become ill by being immersed in it. For both...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hi Josee; Wow. What a terrifying way to wake up. Kinda makes a person start looking for another planet to live on. You are doing the right thing for yourself and showing the way through for your family too. Such an event is just too darn much for anyone...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Tanya, I would first have him given a full evaluation for any kinds of ADD or other biological issues. If his behavior changes when he is interacting with his mother, then those things should be considered as factors in his behavioral outbursts. Children...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post traumatic stress syndrome, posttraumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome
posttraumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome: Hello Sue; Yes. Flashbacks and reliving bad experiences are among the most common symptoms in the posttraumatic stress syndrome. The most positive image of all is being able to tell yourself that you have worked through all the factors of your bad experiences...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: post-traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hi Bill; There are discernable elevations of some neuro-transmitters and a diminishment of others. Hormone levels change as well. All these are directly related to vigilance and fight or flight response. Changes occur when humans are overwhelmed. The...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Is this post traumatic stress?, post traumatic stress, tall bridge
post traumatic stress, tall bridge, soft mud: Mika I can only stress one thing for you in your condition. Please tell your family physician exactly what you have told me in the way you have. He or she should be able to direct you to the right care. If you address this early enough, you can put...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: A pre-teen witnessed a friend being run over, calling 911, eternal questions
calling 911, eternal questions, thoughts and feelings: Hello Carmen; I am pleased that you are being proactive for sake of a child and not reactive when harm is allowed to form. You are already well underway with your advice to keep the child talking. For child and adult, talking things out helps us to see...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I have this problem with facing..., angry all the time, types of behaviors
angry all the time, types of behaviors, recipe section: Myra, you don t mention what you are facing in your past, so it is hard to determine if it is a PTSD issue or not. The symptoms you describe all seem similar to PTSD types of behaviors and fears. If you want to treat PTSD successfully, quickly and inexpensively,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: pstd, clinical psychologist, seizers
clinical psychologist, seizers, serveral times: Hi Dolly; Perhaps the best professional to consult would be a psychiatrist who has some training and experience with PTSD. Beyond that, a clinical psychologist would also be fairly well equipped to differentiate between the neurological and psychological...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd, rape trauma, clean clothes
rape trauma, clean clothes, developmental stages: Rachel, First I want to apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I know you are going through a lot and I do not want you to think that I was trying to put you off. With that said, you packed a great deal into your brief question so I will try...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd, childhood psychology, coping mechanisms
childhood psychology, coping mechanisms, thoughts and feelings: Hi Sarah; When we are children, we do not yet have capacity to process events and resolve them. All we can do is cope. What coping mechanisms and defensive mechanisms we use often work pretty well while we grow up. Two major problems evolve, regardless...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd and children of vets, nam vet, fear of pain
nam vet, fear of pain, poor decisions: Veronica; I apologize to you and to your children. I apologize to my children and to my grandchildren. I ask you to forgive me. It seems unlikely that I will ever forgive myself. But you can forgive, free yourselves of my decisions, and make decisions that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd due to car accident, traffic accident victims, acupressure meridians
traffic accident victims, acupressure meridians, post traumatic stress: Philippa, I would have no doubt that your daughter has suffered PTSD symptoms from an accident of that magnitude. Often a driving phobia results, at the very least, after large scale accidents, like that. I have worked with a number of traffic accident...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd-vietnam-memory loss, long term storage, neural pathway
long term storage, neural pathway, weird habits: Hi Stephanie; I want you first to try a VA hospital. Their work to help you diagnose and treat the current situation will be an important step toward further care. They will also have information for you regarding veterans homes for assisted living and...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsd??, army soldier, twich
army soldier, twich, u s army: Keith, any war experience is traumatic, especially with your recent experiences. Your whole being was in a situation where you couldn t let your guard down and you never felt safe (or probably well rested). I suggest that you make a list of what your symptoms...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptss, abuse and neglect, ptss
abuse and neglect, ptss, marriage: Hi Traci; I am sad to learn of your experiences. This is not the sort of planet I want to live on. But I am here. It seems you have learned that a few people here are worthy of avoiding. Keep a safe emotional distance away from them and you will do fine....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptss, non hodgkins lymphoma, diabetes complications
non hodgkins lymphoma, diabetes complications, emotional charge: Joanna, it is certainly a difficult challenge to be the caregiver for your family as they make their transitions. You certainly had more than your share of sorrow, grief and sadness in losing your family. All you can really do for them is to love them before...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: could i have ptss, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Hello Amy; See if you can get a local referral to a professional who has trained in post traumatic stress disorder evaluation. Such a person will likely be the best consultant for you. If you have an organization or agency for something like family services...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptss, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, post traumatic stress disorder: Hello Joni; Waking up during surgery could feel very much like being chained immoble and raped or psychologically tortured. There is good reason that surgery is referred to as an invasive procedure and you are a witness to it. I strongly recommend that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptss, google search, recipe section
google search, recipe section, medical term: Barry, you can research PTSD (commonly used medical term) at various websites: www.ptsd.com http://www.ncptsd.org/ and others you will find in a GOOGLE search. That you asked the question indicates that you have concerns about your thoughts or actions...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: ptsss, childhood traumas, life in hell
childhood traumas, life in hell, outcome results: Marilyn, There are various current philosophies that talk about creating your own reality, by attracting whatever you focus on. If your life experience has been that of being abused and never healing from that, then some part of you must think that life...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Question, please accept my condolences, stress factor
please accept my condolences, stress factor, thoughts and feelings: Hi Noelle; Please accept my condolences. First you grieve the loss of your Mother and help your Father grieve the loss of his wife and now you grieve the loss of your Father. That is barely the beginning for you. I think I hear a hint of a spouse that...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: question?, ptsd symptoms, stress and anxiety
ptsd symptoms, stress and anxiety, trauma therapy: Hi, You said you were diagnosed with ptsd when you were 30; have you had any treatment for it? Ptsd can cause sleep problems and it s not unusual to have nightmares that consist of traumatic memories. The important thing with ptsd is being able to talk...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Re: no guilt......., reading a book, old girl
reading a book, old girl, guilt: Hi Lorraine; I am happy to learn that you are holding on . Actually, I am proud for you. Just a few points for now: You are the only you on this planet and in this entire universe. Please do not compare the way you manage things with the way of any...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Relationship with Man with Possible PTS, upper threshold, joyful times
upper threshold, joyful times, breast cancer: Hello Kiana; Being there WITH him and being clear about what you want can both be accomplished by a missive that expects no reply. On the other hand, I would really like to grab this man by the ear and drag him off to see a counselor and tell him to...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: I recall battle field experience fr WWII, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress
traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, vietnam era veteran: James, a lot of you veterans were never diagnosed with PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), which you no doubt have and have suffered with for so long. I worked with a Vietnam era veteran, who went through horrific events and 4 hours of EFT pretty much...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Having a relationship with a man abused by a priest as an altar boy, sensual lovemaking, devout catholics
sensual lovemaking, devout catholics, good companions: Hi Cathy; From my viewpoint, the key factor in your ex friend s behavior is having significant persons fail him and go even further to abuse trusted positions for personal gain. Parents whom your ex expected to provide love and selfless care and guidance...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: residential treatment for post-traumatic stress, post traumatic stress, residential treatment center
post traumatic stress, residential treatment center, psychology techniques: Hello Bronwen; Thanks for writing. Medical look up by category: http://www.intellihealth.com/ http://psychiatry.medscape.com/ Medical search by keyword: http://www.mwsearch.com/ The end point of managing PTSD is accepting and then integrating...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Self-Diagnosis, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Hello N.J.; What you have in your experience is enough wisdom to guide you through the rest of this life and part of the next one. Your greatest challenge will be facing today and the future as a fully empowered and franchised adult. In looking back...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Spasms in eyebrow, therapeutic regimen, peripheral nervous system
therapeutic regimen, peripheral nervous system, substantial relief: Hello Lukus; This and other symptoms in the peripheral nervous system are quite common among post trauma and high stress groups. It seems worthwhile to explore the matter with someone who holds training and experience. Remember that I am suggesting a consultation,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Stress, vasopressin secretion, stress results
vasopressin secretion, stress results, urine flow: Hello Nanette; Will you settle for - true if? Or accept the following compromise: Stress results in increased vasopressor secretion and decreased urine flow. (vasopressin to vasopressor) vasopressors: noradrenaline, adrenaline, dopamine, phenylephrine,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: SYMPTOMS, facts index, ptsd symptoms
facts index, ptsd symptoms, recipe section: Eva, if you want to research PTSD symptoms, go to sites like: http://www.ncptsd.org/facts/index.html or www.ptsd.com If you want to treat PTSD successfully, quickly and inexpensively, go to the EFT site: www.emofree.com and download the free EFT Manual...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress?, post traumatic stress, thoughts and feelings
post traumatic stress, thoughts and feelings, symptoms of post traumatic stress: Hello Charlene; I often explain that thoughts and feelings from a traumatic event are messages from you to you about yourself. I encourage people to talk those thoughts and feelings out with a confidant so they can be seen clearly, so the messages can be...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: seizures, invasive brain surgery, traumatic brain injury
invasive brain surgery, traumatic brain injury, mild seizure: Hello David; Seizures are an expected consequence of traumatic brain injury and quite common. It s sorta like a slipping of a car s timing belt causing the firing order to go cafluey. Our brains develop their own firing arrays and orders for every function...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: sexual abuse, time heals all wounds, thoughts and feelings
time heals all wounds, thoughts and feelings, nervous breakdown: Hi Denise; We humans like to believe that time heals all wounds. But wanting to believe something does not make it so. It is not our wishes but our behavior that comes true. There is an unwritten law. Call it the Brungard Law if you like. what goes...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Does this sound like PTSS?, heart races, ptss
heart races, ptss, enormous changes: Hello; The symptoms you share are common and understandable. Your experience was traumatic and dramatic as well. In such a moment, your brain had to prepare you to survive a variety of possible threats to you and your family. It would have made enormous...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, stress issues, confidence builder
stress issues, confidence builder, something in my life: Joe, It sounds like you hit it right on. I am glad that you were able to figure out the cause of your stress. Although I can not tell you what to do, I urge you to spend time thinking about a solution before making any rash decisions. I hope you can come...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, stress issues, solid solution
stress issues, solid solution, neurologist: Hello Joe; If we fail to acquire food, we will die. That is stress. We do not have a cure because we face the same situation again tomorrow. What we have is resolve: I will acquire food today and tomorrow and I will use this method today and that method...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, stress reduction techniques, traumatic stress disorder
stress reduction techniques, traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress: Joe, This is more of a post relationship stress condition than Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I can certailny empathize with your situation. The kinds of stress that can occur with relationships and breakups can be tremendous. This would be...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, traumatic stress disorder: Hello D; In human form, stress exists at all times. Even when asleep, the (physical stress) of gravity applies and when dreaming, the stress of thought (mental stress) and the stress of feeling (emotional stress) apply. Stress is positive and negative....

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, emotional freedom technique, brain chemicals
emotional freedom technique, brain chemicals, adrenal glands: Bryce, this is a rather broad question, without specifics. Stress causes brain chemicals to send signals to other parts of the body, initiating flight-flight responses. Constant stress can eventually drain the adrenal glands and impair their function. Adrenaline...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: stress, state of harmony, emotional transformation
state of harmony, emotional transformation, stress issues: Joe, sorry to hear that you are headed into Christmas with some old baggage dragging behind you. Life is about choices and also about forgiveness and letting go of the past. Relationships often bring some of life s greatest lessons for us to heal. So what...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: symptoms of PTSD, symptoms of anxiety, dear mary
symptoms of anxiety, dear mary, traumatic incident: Dear Mary, Without knowing any of the circumstances, I would never use a label, but generally PTSD deals with repeated symptoms of anxiety that relate to a traumatic incident that occurred earlier in one s life. If you would like to discuss specifics with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: do symptons ever end?, tight fist, nerve damage
tight fist, nerve damage, sexual relationships: Hello John; Talk about being between a rock and a hard place - you are trying to sleep there too. Even though the short and direct answer to your question is negative, hope comes in the reason for it. Every moment of our lives is somehow someway recorded...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Trauma - violence and weapons in schools, south africa www, primitive planet
south africa www, primitive planet, development trust: Hello Adrian; Since weapons do not make decisions, I see nothing compelling us to incorporate weapons handling in an educational program designed to help children manage a traumatic event and adjust to it afterwards. Maybe brain handling (decision making)...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: Trying to figure it out, grief counseling, mother figure
grief counseling, mother figure, youngest son: Dear Lilly, I am so very sorry for your losses and your grief. You are correct in putting into words, this is completely beyond. Grief is a horrible thing to handle, much less compounded. I have worked in grief counseling for several years as a funeral...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: talking, long term memory, physical senses
long term memory, physical senses, overwhelming event: Hello Vic; Each day, we process a lot of information from our thoughts feelings conscience memory and physical senses. Much of that information we already have so we ignore it. Some of the information is just trivial and we might see no future use of it...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: what can you tell me about fetal alcohol syndrome? Can it be reversed?, fetal alcohol syndrome, fetalalcoholsyndrome
fetal alcohol syndrome, fetalalcoholsyndrome, medlineplus: Sheree; These url will enable you to study up and pose questions to people who have expertise and experience that I do not have: http://www.nofas.org/ http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/fas/ http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fetalalcoholsyndrome.html Stev...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trauma/subconscious, bird feather, type bird
bird feather, type bird, x type: Hello Kyle; Can you point to the part of you that uses the word I? Science and medicine have not yet found it so share it with the rest of us if you can point to yours. Maybe the subconscious and the part of us that uses the word I are the same thing...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: treatment for juvenile sexual abuse, gates millenium scholarship, juvenile detention facility
gates millenium scholarship, juvenile detention facility, experiences periods: Hi Loran; Being an active listener (what you are already doing) is the best and greatest support that you can offer. It often requires high courage and I appreciate your effort very much. The guidance I might offer you is a reminder that you and Sam will...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trust after being cheated on by previus marriages, emotional freedom techniques, immensley
emotional freedom techniques, immensley, marraige: Stan, I am so sorry. Yes, I think this is possible. I believe it will take time, but I think it can be done. You will both need to be patient. I think some EFT would be useful to unload some of the negative memories. Then to deal with the insecurity. It is...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trust marriage and past issues, sexual gratification, strip joints
sexual gratification, strip joints, trustworthy man: Angela, My first question to you is: Have you and your husband gone to marriage counseling? If not, then this may be something to consider, provided your husband is agreeable to the subject. I ve read your question several times, and the word trust...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: trying to understand this, traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome
traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress syndrome, post traumatic stress: Susan, I ll start by directing you to some links that directly answer your question about Stress vs PTSD.... http://www.medicalmoment.org/_content/facts/dec04/279549.asp http://www.traumaweb.org/content.asp?PageId=58&lang=En Stress is getting caught in...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: what is the purpose of my life?, soul essence, what is the purpose of my life
soul essence, what is the purpose of my life, different cultures: Hello Nancy; Changing your life and avoiding more abuse is a matter of changing your decisions. Since you already have considerable experience, study your experience and focus on the decisions you have made. Look especially for decisions that put you vulnerable...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: war, brain and body, resocialization
brain and body, resocialization, antipsychotic drugs: Hello Alice; Same husband. New experiences. Our brains and bodies will adapt to meet demands. If you would begin a new hobby or sport, your brain and body would engage changes required to meet that new demand. Surviving and functioning in a region where...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: witness to horrible incident, horrible incident, thoughts and feelings
horrible incident, thoughts and feelings, horrible sight: Hi Pam; I feel sad to learn that you have endured such a horrific event. I think even a medical examiner feels a bit off when they discover such a scene when it s not expected. And maybe that is the point I want most to share with you. You were in no...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: witnessed suicide, post traumatic stress, professional insight
post traumatic stress, professional insight, mental health services: Hello Pablo; I am saddened that a fellow soldier could not perceive the value of her life and that chance (or she) chose you to serve as a witness to her decision to leave. With personal and professional insight, I strongly encourage you to consult with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome: could i have it, 82nd airborn, special forses
82nd airborn, special forses, bobwire: Hello Lane; The short answer is yes. Now, let me explain why. The human brain responds to demands just like a muscle responds. If you begin or increase a weightlifting program, your muscles will change to meet the new demands. When you demand a high...

PostGreSQL: SQL commands, select name
PostGreSQL: SQL commands, select name

PostGreSQL: SQL command, time math, datetime column
time math, datetime column, docs 8: Hello tennis_girl, Please note this site is designed to answer questions of a more complicated nature, but I will answer this one final simple question. You should use: http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/ ---- to post future simple questions....

PostGreSQL: SQL commands, interactive functions, interactive index
interactive functions, interactive index, postgresql documentation: Hello again tennis_girl. I highly recommend you go to http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/ and click the link to subscribe to that list. It is designed for beginner questions such as yours. It is certainly ok for you to ask simple questions...

PostGreSQL: select employees with their direct manager, e comm, smith president
e comm, smith president, sql query: Hello again tennis_girl, This is a very basic SQL query. As I do not have complete details, the solution should be similar to below. SELECT e.ename as employee, m.ename as manager, sal as salary, comm as commission, ...

PostGreSQL: not using a function, syntax errors, question thanks
syntax errors, question thanks, statement 1: Oops, Once again, there was an omission. The correct statement is below: Statement 1 using COALESCE ================================================================== SELECT name, salary, commission, COALESCE(Salary, 0) + COALESCE(commission,...

PostGreSQL: excel to postgresql, data source control, pivot table in excel
data source control, pivot table in excel, ms query: Bill, Yesterday I responded to your question as quickly as possible. The members here at AllExperts.com receive no compensation. We volunteer our time because we truly care about the users. In fact, our only reward is the rating system. Please take...

PostGreSQL: PostgreSql installation, docs 8, interactive index
docs 8, interactive index, readme: Sarah, Presuming you downloaded version 8.3, the following applies. In the .zip you downloaded is a README.txt file. Start there as it contains critical information about the installation. After you have read that, you execute the SETUP.bat file to...

PostGreSQL: Making transforming ms access to postgres, Port MS Access PostgreSQL
Port MS Access PostgreSQL: Amos, This is a very broad question, therefore, I can only advise you on the generic steps for porting from MS Access to Postgres. First, you need to duplicate the MS Access tables in PostgreSQL. That is, you create all the tables with the same column...

PostGreSQL: Ha! For free?, volunteer firefighter, matter of pride
volunteer firefighter, matter of pride, community contributors: Richard, Your question goes well beyond the realms of my expertise in PostgreSQL. You are asking me to tell you why programmers write code for free. There is no definitive answer, but I can assure you that they also have a regular job they also get paid...

PostGreSQL: database sync, sync, replication
sync, replication: Hello Mark, You did not specifically state which database and version you are using, but I must presume that you are at lease referring to Ingres. The accepted standard answer to your question would be to use replication. Ingres has a built in replication...

PostGreSQL: How to convert postgresql DB to EnterpriseDB, carlos darwin, postgresql documentation
carlos darwin, postgresql documentation, postgresql database: Darwin, EnterpriseDB is essentially just an enhanced PostgreSQL database. So to convert, all you need to do is a pg_dump of your PostgreSQL database and then pg_restore into the EnterpriseDB database. eg: pg_dump -Fc yourdb yourdb.dump pg_restore...

PostGreSQL: postgreSQL start up, postgres, bin directory
PostGreSQL: postgreSQL start up, postgres, bin directory

PostGreSQL: postgreSQL start up, postgres database, psql
postgres database, psql, system variables: Sunny, Based on this information, it just be that psql (or psql.exe) is not the the %PATH% variable. I would suggest that you do a windows search for psql. If found, then simply add the path to that to the %PATH% variable. Control Panel, System,...

PostGreSQL: postgreSQL start up, interactive index, postgresql documentation
interactive index, postgresql documentation, sql statements: Sunny, /q is the wrong command. You need to use a backslash -- q You can verify all the current users with a simple u ? will show you all the options available. CONNECTION LIMIT =-1 means there is no limit. Please refer to the PostgreSQL SQL...

PostGreSQL: select query, select sum, hi friend
select sum, hi friend, class assignment: Emilio, This question is not necessarily pertinent to PostgreSQL, and looks very much to me like a homework or class assignment. Therefore, I will answer this particular question so that you may gain insight into the intricacies of SQL, but future questions...

PostGreSQL: Migrating from MySQL, compatible format, free tool
compatible format, free tool, advanced server: Rohit, (1) Is there any free tool to migrate effectively? With regards to migration, I did an Internet search with the keywords: [migrate mysql postgres] and also [convert mysql postgres]. Although I did not find any free tool, I did find one relatively...

PostGreSQL: EnterpriseDB back to Postgres SQL, pg catalog, search path
pg catalog, search path, server error: The problem is related to finding the dbms_utility schema. That should have been installed by EnterpriseDB. I suggest you contact EnterpriseDB for further instructions. The contact is Call: +1-732-331-1320 or 1-800-235-5891 To revert back to PostgreSQL,...

Postpartum Depression: depressed during pregnancy, family hobbies, having a boy
family hobbies, having a boy, having a girl: Hi Kate, First thing you need to do, is realize, that you have no determination over what sex your baby will be, the good lord will give you what he has in stored for you to have. After I had my child, I was pretty much the same way, I wanted a boy, I wanted...

Postpartum Depression: cesarian birth, pre eclampsia, night mare
pre eclampsia, night mare, csection: Well, I do not know what is wrong, but I know how you feel. After I had my son, I felt like this as well, I had a c-section, rushed for one, because he was in distressed. I did get to experince the labor part for 12 hours, then had it taken away, and my worst...

Postpartum Depression: Concerned friend, PPD, postpartum
PPD, postpartum, depression: Dear Georgia, First of all, I want to thank you for being such a concerned friend. You are showing that you truly care for your friend and are willing to help her in her time of need. Having a child without a strong support system has been recognized as a...

Postpartum Depression: depression, low self esteem, social withdrawal
low self esteem, social withdrawal, old mother: Hey, Honestly, I am a mother to only 1 child, during the day, I watch a 5 month old and a 5 year old, my son is now 6 years old. So having 2 kids of my own, I don t know the adjustment, the car part, I take all three to the car with me, and its not that...

Postpartum Depression: postpartum depression, anxiety attack, tanning beds
anxiety attack, tanning beds, time periods: Hi, I don t really think this would be PPD, but I would check in with my doctor, if I were you, let him/her know what is going on. This does not sound like much of anything I went through, but it could be. I would say talk to your doctor. It could also...

Postpartum Depression: post partum depression, PPD, post partum
PPD, post partum, depression: Dear Flora, Well you ask A LOT of great questions. And just as a matter of letting you know, I am not a doctor. I am simply a mom who went through severe PPD after the birth of my twins. So my answers are gleaned from the best resources I have come across...

Postpartum Depression: post partum depression, post partum depression, postpartum depression symptoms
post partum depression, postpartum depression symptoms, depression postpartum: Hello, PPD doesn t really have a trigger http://www.webmd.com/depression/postpartum-depression/postpartum-depression-symptoms this site will help you. How long it lasts depends on how long it takes you to get help. There is no way of avoiding PPD, PPD is...

Postpartum Depression: ppd, ppd test, library quiz
ppd test, library quiz, closed doors: Hello, I really can t tell you a diagnose, however it sounds like you could very well be going through depression, it may not be as sever as some PPD, however it can increase if untreated. My suggestion would be, to go see your doctor, tell him/her the...

Postpartum Depression: post partum or not?, post partum or not
post partum or not: Postpartum usually starts right before and immediately after giving birth. Your story sounds very familiar to mine, and having a history of mental health issues is a concern since that can exacerbate PPD. I would strongly suspect this isn t PPD, but a reaction...

Postpartum Depression: worries of pregnant woman, chemical imbalance in the brain, stages of pregnancy
chemical imbalance in the brain, stages of pregnancy, excited 2: Hi there, If she thinks something is not right within her pregnancy she should speak with her doctor, explain to her doctor what is going on. If her doctor does not acknowledge what is going on, and she still feel s that something is not right, she needs...

Postpartum Depression: ppd and eating disorder, PPD, eating disorder
PPD, eating disorder, post partum depression: I wouldn t say that the eating disorder and the PPD are linked. I think that having a history of an eating disorder and the added stress of a new baby would probably trigger you to start the disorder after having the baby. I do give you a huge e-hug for eating...

Postpartum Depression: I miss my mom, mom dad, school stuff
mom dad, school stuff, ppd: Hey hon, I am sorry that your mom left you guys. Why do mom s get depressed? Not all mom s do. I was depressed after having my son, I did not just up and leave him I got help for myself so I could be the mother I knew I could be. I just had a daughter 5 months...

Postpartum Depression: No Mom, PPD, depression
PPD, depression, pregnancy: Dear Gracie, You sound like you are going through a lot and are really upset about your mom and what happened. I can t really speak for your mom, but I do know that PPD is not normally a permanent condition. Depression can affect you all throughout your life,...

Postpartum Depression: postpartum deppression, postpartum blues, 5 months
postpartum blues, 5 months, mother in law: Hi there! First off I m sorry that you feel over whelmed. What you are going through sounds more like Postpartum blues. However if you are concerned, you might want to talk to your doctor about it. It could be the depression. It just doesn t sound like...

Postpartum Depression: plz idk if this is ur expertise but i need help plz help, tender breast, frequent urination
tender breast, frequent urination, moderate flow: Once the sperm hits the air it is dead, no she cannot get pregnant by that. The pre-cum is what you should be worried about but even then it s very unlikely, the only way to be 100% sure is for her to get tested. Tender breast is also a sign of her period...

Postpartum Depression: can ppd occur after 9 months of delivery, stay at home mom, adult time
stay at home mom, adult time, free thinking: You maybe over whelmed, sounds like you are a very busy lady. I recently became a stay at home mom again and I feel like I had a lot more freedom, adult time when I was working. I get very bored and yet I have so much to do. However, the suffocating strikes...

Postpartum Depression: Depression, pet loss, grief
pet loss, grief, postpartum depression: Dear Mishka s Mommy, I am very sorry to hear for your loss. Anything experienced during pregnancy, especially the loss of a loved one, will make things seem even more depressing and upsetting. I am glad that you have someone to support you through this, but...

Postpartum Depression: Baby Blues?, postpartum blues, loving partner
postpartum blues, loving partner, image info: I believe Postpartum Blues is what you are going through. I have a site http://facesofppd.in-his-image.info you may find more information. It could also be the first stages of PPD, if you are that worried I d suggest going to talk to your doctor, maybe he/she...

Postpartum Depression: dizziness, walking on the clouds, spiritual person
walking on the clouds, spiritual person, eye pain: Hi there, To answer your question, Yes I experienced dizziness, but not the way you described it. Let me ask you, are you a spiritual person? If the answer is yes, I would strongly suggest going to http://christianforums.com and going to the spiritual...

Postpartum Depression: Baby Blues?, sleep sleep, sleep deprivation
Postpartum Depression: Baby Blues?, sleep sleep, sleep deprivation, nerves

Postpartum Depression: dizziness, exact same thing, dizziness
Postpartum Depression: dizziness, exact same thing, dizziness

Postpartum Depression: prenatal depression?, antepartum depression, prenatal depression
antepartum depression, prenatal depression, possiable: Hello, No I didn t experance it during my pregnancy, but its possiable, that would be called APD aka: Antepartum depression you can take an online quiz for it http://facesofppd.in-his-image.info/APDtest.php I also have a forum for more info http://facesofppd.forumgogo.com/index.php...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Funny Folds, sweet pig, mini pig
sweet pig, mini pig, growth phase: Is he changing in weight or just changing in appearance? If he is maintaining the same weight or gaining a little, then he s fine. Pigs grow slowly from age 2 to 4 or 5, when they reach their final, full size. During the last growth phase pigs can change...

Pot Bellied Pigs: litter train my pig, litter box, consistency
Pot Bellied Pigs: litter train my pig, litter box, consistency, pig

Pot Bellied Pigs: sick pot belly pig, guenther, pig
Pot Bellied Pigs: sick pot belly pig, guenther, pig

Pot Bellied Pigs: Putting on a harness, pot bellied pig, excellent training
pot bellied pig, excellent training, squeals: Hello, this is a very hard question to answer with an e-mail. I suggest instead of fighting a harness and leash by the Infinity Plus Harness/Leash combination. It is extremely easy to get on and off and is an excellent training aid! It ill fit forever...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Leash training help, pot belly pig, leash training
pot belly pig, leash training, pigs: Hello, I highly recommend the Infinity Plus Training Harness/Leash Combination. It comes with a DVD to show how to correctly put it on and how the concept works. Most pigs are walking well on a leash at an earlier age. Make sure to note when you order...

Pot Bellied Pigs: litter train my pig, miniature pot belly pig, pot belly pig
miniature pot belly pig, pot belly pig, cat litters: Pigs are very smart. But the cleverness can make training difficult, because they have strong pig personalities . Very young piglets need to potty frequently, and urge can strike suddenly, so they potty where it is convenient. When piglets are confined to...

Pot Bellied Pigs: miniture royal dandys, miniature pig, pet pigs
miniature pig, pet pigs, dandys: Hello, Check out the Royal Dandies. Go to royaldandie.com. They are the smallest pet pigs I know of. Patty is the only breeder in the World so if you want one that is where you need to go. The breeder has been breeding for over 20 years. Good luck! Pa...

Pot Bellied Pigs: PBP skin rash and bumps, pig skin, skin rash
pig skin, skin rash, insect bites: It s impossible to diagnose something like this through email. It could be an allergic reaction, although that s rare in pigs. They might be insect bites, which are also somewhat rare in pigs. Or she could be growing a new coat, some pigs look terrible when...

Pot Bellied Pigs: POT BELLIED PIGS AND ZONING, pot bellied pigs, pet pigs
pot bellied pigs, pet pigs, family condos: Call the city hall. If the receptionist isn t sure who to direct you to, ask for the Building Department. They might charge a fee. You might have to be firm when asking. When I did this myself back in the early 90s the receptionist at city hall told me ...

Pot Bellied Pigs: my pig, pot bellied pig, exercise pen
pot bellied pig, exercise pen, tight area: Hello, Thank you for adding that information for me. First of all this is a very common problem. Often piglets are started in a litter box but that doesn t mean they are fully trained. I keep my piglets in a very tight area with their...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pig behavior, pot belly pig, aggressive tendencies
pot belly pig, aggressive tendencies, pig behavior: It could be the pig s personality. Some pigs are more loving than others, some have moods. Pigs can reproduce at a just a few weeks old, but they really don t become adults until they reach 2 - 3 years of age. At that age they are ready to start moving...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot belly pig bite, pot belly pig, pig bite
pot belly pig, pig bite, male pig: Intelligent animals are complex, sometimes it can be hard to understand what s going on inside a pig s head. People often expect pigs to think and behave like dogs or cats, but they actually think and act quite differently. I am assuming that these pigs are...

Pot Bellied Pigs: potbeely pig about to give birth, potbelly pig, hole in the backyard
potbelly pig, hole in the backyard, birds of prey: I am guessing from the last part of your question that you know for sure she is pregnant. Gestation is three months, three weeks, and three days, or about 114 days. Nesting behavior isn t limited to pregnant sows. One of my spayed sows loves to build huge...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Sick Pot Belly pig!, pot belly pig, prune juice
pot belly pig, prune juice, canned pumpkin: Until you find out exactly what is wrong the only thing you can do is keep her warm and comfortable. Canned pumpkin will help keep her regular. Make sure she drinks lots of liquids, offer her chicken broth or a drink of 1/2 fruit juice and 1/2 water. If the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: sick pot belly pig, cephalexin 500mg, ear canals
cephalexin 500mg, ear canals, pot belly: Pigs have narrow ear canals that are easily blocked, and blocked ears can affect balance. Lack of balance can also be caused by neurological problems like stroke or salt poisoning. Antibiotics will not fix any of these problems. Make sure her ears are clean...

Pot Bellied Pigs: train my pig, miniature pot belly pig, pot belly pig
miniature pot belly pig, pot belly pig, pig owners: Hello, The biggest mistake that most new pig owners do is to let there piglet have to much freedom too soon! Your piglet needs to e in a small area with litter box at one end feed, water and blankets at the other end. Don t let the piglet out until you...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 3 month old eats a lot, pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig
pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig, long periods of time: Hello, All Pot Bellied Pigs love to eat and yes....they have a big stomach...that is why they are called Pot Bellied. You Piglet needs to be on a stricked feeding program. If you don t start restricting her feed now she will become obese and very un healthy....

Pot Bellied Pigs: 5 week old piggy vomiting, baby cereal, rice cereal
baby cereal, rice cereal, rush shipment: Hello, Many piglets are eating pig pellets by this age. Try feeding here her less at one feeding and make sure pig pellets are available for her all the time at this age. She will start eating on her own soon. The goat milk could also be too rich for...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Baby pbp mites, google search, ivomec
google search, ivomec, potbelly: Great questions! Ivomec is sold in large quanties only on the internet or feed stores..... We get ours from Jeffers livestock , do a Google search. It is probably cheaper to take the pig to the vet and get her both spayed and treated. Unspayed pigs get...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Benny our 4 and a half month old pot belly pig, pot belly pig, pig owners
pot belly pig, pig owners, baby pig: He will stop eating his poop as he gets older. He may be doing this because some of his food is coming through undigested. We suggest feeding only Mazuri Active Feed (sold at feed store) and fresh cut veggies (no fruit, it has sugar). Restaining him in...

Pot Bellied Pigs: dry skin on mini pot belly indoor pig, pot bellied pigs, corn huskers
pot bellied pigs, corn huskers, dry flaky skin: Pot-bellied pigs naturally have dry, flaky skin. The condition is often worse when the pigs are blowing their coats (shedding old bristles and growing new ones). Mange mites also make skin flaky and itchy. Most people use an inexpensive or generic brand...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Feeding, vitamins and minerals, powdered milk
vitamins and minerals, powdered milk, dry food: Hello, First of all....whoever sold the piglet to you should not have done so without making sure you had complete feeding instructions. At six weeks of age your piglet should be eating dry food. When I wean the piglet from the sow I sprinkle dry (powdered)...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Where in Florida, pig rescue, noah s ark
pig rescue, noah s ark, reputable breeder: Florida has more unwanted pigs than any other state. Yet I don t know of a single reputable breeder....most are of the backyard type I am afraid! But there are some great sanctuaries... Google Noah s Ark pig rescue in FL! She can help you and is a great...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Foam when eating, foams, pbp
foams, pbp, salivating: Oh yes that s perfectly normal. Pigs do foam at the mouth. Boars foam almost constantly, and it has a rather boar-ish scent. Females (fixed or intact) and fixed males will foam when they smell food or are thinking about food. They also foam when they are angry...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Foaming at mouth, foaming at the mouth, blessings
foaming at the mouth, blessings, pigs: This is totally normal! Pigs will foam more when excited or before meals. Better than drooling, like dogs, eh? Thanks for the easy question :) Please check out our book at valentinesperformingpigs.com Blessings, Enjoy your pig, Priscilla Valentin...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Where in Florida, adoption fees, local animal
Pot Bellied Pigs: Where in Florida, adoption fees, local animal, leon county

Pot Bellied Pigs: Foaming at mouth, two pigs, kelpies
Pot Bellied Pigs: Foaming at mouth, two pigs, kelpies, paddock

Pot Bellied Pigs: Limping Pig, glucosomine for dogs, mobile vet
Pot Bellied Pigs: Limping Pig, glucosomine for dogs, mobile vet, poor little girl

Pot Bellied Pigs: food dangers, pot belly pig, salad dressing
pot belly pig, salad dressing, healthy food: No. Cabbage is a healthy food for all pigs. But too much cabbage will give him gas! Also, many pigs don t care for plain raw cabbage. You can entice him to eat his cabbage by shredding it and dressing it with a few drops of low-fat salad dressing. Buddy is...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Hooves, pot bellied pig, potbellied pigs
pot bellied pig, potbellied pigs, indoor pet: Good for you for rescuing this poor pig! It is never easy trimming hooves of potbellied pigs. Some people turn them over on their backs, and hold them, as the other person trims. I personally cannot stand to hear the screaming of the pig....but it gets...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Introducing our 6 yr. old pig to our 6 month old pig, old pig, pot belly
old pig, pot belly, pecking order: Pigs have a pecking order. The strongest pig wins, and after that they are all friends. If they are confused over who the leader is, they fight. You should support your older pig and not protect the smaller pig unless they really get into it. Supervise...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Juliani Pig, vietnamese pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pigs
vietnamese pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig: Asia is filled with many breeds of pigs, most descended from the larger European Wild Boar. These pigs are often called miniature , and they are - compared to their cousins the large farm hogs. Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs, solid black pigs with short, wrinkled...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Limping Pig, wood rasp, emery board
wood rasp, emery board, stomach problems: I m not a vet and can t make a medical diagnosis over the internet, so all I can offer are some suggestions. When a pig refuses to eat that s usually a sign of something very wrong. If Pickles skips the next meal try offering Boast or Ensure or such, and...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Litter Training, odd time, litter box
odd time, litter box, home remedies: I can t see the spot he picked, so only can guess....could another animal have pooed or peed there? Is he neutered? Was he too lazy or excited to go back to his box? Is the box easy to get into and big enough, and clean? Confining him to a small space and...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Maintenance feed recipe, ross mill farm, pot bellied pig food
ross mill farm, pot bellied pig food, pot bellied pig: Pot-bellied pig food, like most animal feeds and many human foods, are extruded pellets. The raw materials are finely ground and tested for nutritional content. Any extra needed nutrients are mixed in, then the food is shaped into chewable sized bits and cooked....

Pot Bellied Pigs: new baby mini, herd behavior, potbelly
herd behavior, potbelly, pecking order: Congratulations! Wait a week so Lilly has time to get used to her smell. Then introduce them. This will upset Lilly s world until they can be buds. The baby will pester Lilly until Lilly is forced to snap in the air or run her off. This is NORMAL herd...

Pot Bellied Pigs: orphaned wild piglet, pot bellied pigs, grreat news
pot bellied pigs, grreat news, miniature pigs: Elizabeth, We know many people with blind pigs, but the pigs cannot see because they are fat blind . Pigs have deep set eyes , and if fed too much, fat pads cover the orbits of the eyes......very sad. Most of thse pigs get along remarkably well because...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pet Pig hit by car, pot bellied pig, pet pig
pot bellied pig, pet pig, impact event: I am not a vet, but this poor pig certainly needs one! Please take him to Purdue or a vet. Otherwise, we are just guessing at what is wrong. The fact that he did not put up a fight worries me. The pig needs a vet to see him. Sounds like lung damage. ...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Potbelly Pig, potbelly pigs, fruits and veggies
potbelly pigs, fruits and veggies, bad odour: Hello, As far as feed goes the best feed for them that will help keep the weight off is Infinity Plus. You can go to the Royal Dandie web site and order it from them. Males have a very strong odor until they are neutered. Once that is done the odor goes...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pregnant, pb pig, pregnant pigs
pb pig, pregnant pigs, male baby: Pigs are pregnant for about 114 days ( 3 months, 3 weeks, 3 days!). Unfortunatley, without an ultrasound is is very difficult up until the last days to tell if a pb pig is pg. Usually any nipple development is the clue.....the back ones will get longer!...

Pot Bellied Pigs: piggie temper tantrum, temper tantrum, lap top
temper tantrum, lap top, water bottle: Awww, she is so sweet! There is no way I can answer all your questions in our limit of 200 letters. Potbellied pigs should not be taken away from mom before 5-8 weeks. The sow teaches the pigs both survival and social skills. Your piglet is bored, and may...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pigwater, low cost spay neuter clinic, low cost spay neuter
low cost spay neuter clinic, low cost spay neuter, mudbath: Males can be castrated at any age. It is a much, much less invasive prodedure than a spay, for example. The testicles are not inside the main body cavity. It is fast and simple, but must be done by a vet in potbellied pigs. We certainly would suggest it....

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig, pet pig: The USDA considers pot-bellied pigs swine but NOT hogs and specifically bans their use in commercial pork products. Most states use this same classification. Some household pet oriented websites and publications might put pot-bellied pigs into the ...

Pot Bellied Pigs: my pot belly pig, pot bellied pig food, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pig food, pot bellied pig, pot belly pig: The feces and urine from a healthy pot-bellied pig fed a proper diet should have little or no smell. But urine-soaked newspaper or pine shavings can reek! Also, near misses , where piggy goes next to but not in the litter box, will leave an unpleasant odor...

Pot Bellied Pigs: potbellypig, horses hooves, hoof trimmers
horses hooves, hoof trimmers, potbellied pig: Pigs hooves are different from horses hooves in that they do not have a live soft spot or frog under the hoof, it s more or less all solid toenail-like material. There are blood vessels in the base of the hoof, and if the hoof has grown very long the blood...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Seizures ? :(, pot bellied pigs, causes of seizures
pot bellied pigs, causes of seizures, locked jaw: That must have been terrifying for you! As with humans, often the causes of seizures are never found. They are usually treated with Phenobarbital in pigs. But there are two things I would like you to ask your vet about that can cause seizures or a locked...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Sick Pig, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig, sick pig: It sounds like you are doing everything right! The only suggestion I have is to give her bath or rubber mats to walk on over slick surfaces like tile. Make sure any stairs she uses are not slippery (old, worn out carpet can be surprisingly slick), if possible,...

Pot Bellied Pigs: training, pot bellied pig, body cavity
pot bellied pig, body cavity, dangerous operation: It is NOT too late, it is excellent timing! But you need to neuter him first (he will be a MUCH better pet). He should be neutered by a vet, it is not a dangerous operation (the testicles are outside the body cavity). Our vet has neutered boars over ten...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Violet PBP Health, health question, eye infection
health question, eye infection, little at a time: I would stop feeding her fruits, sugar makes them fat. Cut down on her pellets, substitute some oats and dark green veggies. Broadcast her food so she had to exercise to eat it. Tape measure her tummy every 3 weeks to see if she is losing weight. With...

Pot Bellied Pigs: vaccines, bellied pigs, kennel cough
bellied pigs, kennel cough, snotty nose: The younger the pig, the more vulnerable she is to this disease. I do believe it is species specific, but am not a vet. Keep them apart and watch for sneezing or a sloppy nose in your piggy. Good luck, Priscilla Valentine valentinesperformingpigs.co...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 10 days old...Am I doing it right?, baby cereal, goats milk
baby cereal, goats milk, pot belly: I can t tell you exactly how many times a day she should go potty but she should be peeing often. As far as bowel movements she will have more when she eats more solid foods. As long as she is using her litter box often and isn t acting like she is straining...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 2 day old piglet.., aspirating, kittens
aspirating, kittens, shallow pan: No cereal for 10 days, they have a very fragile digestive system. Other than aspirating, the worst problem is the squirts from too rough a diet. We teach piglets to pan feed at 8 hours of age if their mom has no milk. We are breeders. Yes, what they...

Pot Bellied Pigs: behavior, aggressive act, belly rub
aggressive act, belly rub, grunts: It means she doesn t want to be touched, she is giving you a warning. Head swinging is an aggressive act...pigs bite from the side. Some pigs just enjoy being touched more than others...... have you tried a belly rub? Are you satisfied with the size...

Pot Bellied Pigs: cold weather acclimation, pig behavior, master blaster
pig behavior, master blaster, cold weather: He s cold and wants back in. Put some shavings outdoors in a corner along the side of the house with some old droppings.... He IS neutered, we are assuming. Get my book if you don t have it, Potbellied Pig Behavior and Training , at valentinesperformingpigs.com....

Pot Bellied Pigs: Feral piglets, baby piglets, goats milk
baby piglets, goats milk, shallow pan: You don t need to warm it. Instead get a big shallow pan and allow them to walk in it and use your fingers to get them to taste it. This is called Pan feeding . Goats milk is the best, they will not starve! Aren t feral pigs great? Priscilla Valentine...

Pot Bellied Pigs: FRIENDS, potbellied pig, snack
potbellied pig, snack, pairs: First you need to bond to him a bit more. We would suggest confining him and forcing him to let you touch him all over his body, gradually. Sounds like the breeder didn t socialize him. But our book is perfect for this situation. Pigs almost always do...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 2 day old piglet.., goat milk, susie
Pot Bellied Pigs: 2 day old piglet.., goat milk, susie, shane

Pot Bellied Pigs: miniture pigs, mange mites, potbellied pig
Pot Bellied Pigs: miniture pigs, mange mites, potbellied pig, least three times

Pot Bellied Pigs: pooping, bath water, bathtub
Pot Bellied Pigs: pooping, bath water, bathtub, little girl

Pot Bellied Pigs: winter!, musky smell, spaying
Pot Bellied Pigs: winter!, musky smell, spaying, piggy

Pot Bellied Pigs: heat, pot bellied pigs, straw bales
pot bellied pigs, straw bales, outdoor pig: Pot-bellied pigs are surprisingly adaptable animals. The key words for keeping an outdoor pig comfortable are DRY and WINDPROOF. A drafty shelter and wet bedding are a recipe for disaster no matter what. If the shelter is damp, get it off the ground...

Pot Bellied Pigs: my pigs name is stella, pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig
pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig, pigs and piglets: She sounds like a pig who has been fed at the table, or stolen food from the table. She knows that when your family sits down to eat, there s tasty food up and she wants her share! This is not an easy habit to break. It might be harder on you than on her....

Pot Bellied Pigs: inbred, genetic faults, baby pig
genetic faults, baby pig, gene pool: I hope she is okay, but inbreeding cause hidden genetic faults, especially weak hearts. Since the pigs were imported into the US (Only 18) they all come from a limited gene pool to begin with. To inbreed on top of that may shorten your pig s life expectancy.......

Pot Bellied Pigs: injured nose, hydrogen peroxide, going potty
hydrogen peroxide, going potty, foul odor: Hmmmm, I am not a vet, so this is a hard one. Pigs heal VERY fast. I would just try and keep it clean with hydrogen peroxide (they can ingest that safely). Oil based meds can contribute to abscesses, you want the wound to breathe . He will probably be...

Pot Bellied Pigs: itchy eye, master blaster, squeeling
master blaster, squeeling, pink eye: I answered this question, but it has not shown up. The pig may damage the eye by itching it. If he still is, take him to a vet. He may have something stuck in it, way down. I apologize for it (my answer) not showing up previously. Eyes are nothing to fool...

Pot Bellied Pigs: litter training, litter training, piglet
litter training, piglet, litter box: Hello, The piglet will need to be confined to a small area at this age. I don t know how large your crate is but the piglet should be in no larger than 4X4 area with bed, feed and litter box. If the piglet has too much room it will have accidents. Hope...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Miniature pigs, pig behavior, baby lambs
pig behavior, baby lambs, miniature pigs: Two pigs usually do better than one. Yours is an excellent suggestion. If they are not socialized when you get them, however, you may need to separate them so they can bond to you for a few hours each day. Our book would really help you, Potbellied Pig...

Pot Bellied Pigs: miniture pigs, miniture pigs, miniature pigs
miniture pigs, miniature pigs, pet pigs: Hello, Royal Dandies are the smallest breed of miniature pigs in the US. The information that you find on their web site is correct. They Breed very small, healthy house pet pigs and lots of references are available if you want them. The Royal Dandie...

Pot Bellied Pigs: neutering my mimi potbelly pig, pot bellied pigs, potbelly pig
pot bellied pigs, potbelly pig, scent gland: It can be difficult to find a vet willing to see pot-bellied pigs. There s a list of vets here: http://www.petpigs.com/vet_list/map.html If there s no one near you, I suggest calling the closest one and asking if they know of anyone closer who sees...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Our new baby pig and itching (#2 question), adult pig, jack russells
adult pig, jack russells, energy dogs: Has she been treated for mange? If not, your vet can provide medication. It must be given twice, 2 weeks apart. The medication kills the live mange mites, but has no effect on the unhatched eggs. The first dose kills the existing mites, the second kills the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig aggression, potbellied pig behavior and training, potbellied pigs
potbellied pig behavior and training, potbellied pigs, pig behavior: Thank you for buying our book, sold at Amazon, Potbellied Pig Behavior and Training . Sold at valentinesperformingpigs.com Your problems is common and can be cured if you are willing. Your pig is challenging the visitors because he is confused about his...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig claw ripped off, baby aspirin, judgement call
baby aspirin, judgement call, dew claw: Oh, I bet that hurts! Poor piggy! I am a little confused if she ripped her dew claw off or her hoof. I am assuming it is her dew claw, but my advice is similar. Giving her aspirin will cause it to bleed more because it thins the blood. So it is a judgement...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot Belly pigs, pot belly pigs, pet pigs
pot belly pigs, pet pigs, male pigs: Male pigs are fertile at 12 weeks (3 months), but can be fertile as early as 9 weeks. Females are usually fertile between 3 and 4 months. Pregnancy lasts 3 months, 3 weeks, and 3 days. Pregnancy in pigs under 1 year is considered high risk both for the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pooping, prune juice, old pig
prune juice, old pig, bathroom habits: Hello, At 8 weeks of age your piglet should have several BM s everyday. There are several reasons why she has changed her bathroom habits. Piglets are easily stressed and having just been weaned from her mother and going to a new home could cause this....

Pot Bellied Pigs: pooping, chopped veggies, old pig
chopped veggies, old pig, pig feed: This is not unusual. Because of the initial stress/being moved the pig pooped a lot. Then, often because of stress, too, they will stop pooping. I had one that did not potty for 9 days! Make sure you are feeding him enough...about a cup of mini pig...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig, pregnant females: Zoning can be a problem. You ll need to consider the community laws as well as any Homeowners Association rules (which are just as binding as the community ordinances). I am not familiar with Phoenix, AZ. I suggest calling the city hall and asking for a written...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot belly pig possible yeast infection?, pot belly pig, pig behavior
pot belly pig, pig behavior, litter box training: I am not a vet but this sounds like Struvite crystals that are in her urine. It is common in young potbellied females we see. She should probably be drinking more water, adding more to her feed will cause them to go away. Have never heard of a yeast infection...

Pot Bellied Pigs: not using liter box, pig behavior, amazon
pig behavior, amazon, culprit: What has changed in her life? This is very unusual. Is the box big enough? Pig healthy? Can you take her outside to poop? Usually a change in an older pigs life is the culprit, but we understand your frustration. Lead her into the box every 2 hours during...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Varios noises my lil piggy makes and her dislike for guests, pig behavior, lil piggy
pig behavior, lil piggy, herd animals: Please go to my archives, I answered the exact same question this week. Pigs are herd animals that have a pecking order. Since you have no other pigs, humans have taken their place and she wants to spar with anyone who enters the house. Best that they...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Weight, hooves, horse hooves, tippy toes
horse hooves, tippy toes, pot belly: Hello, I recommend that you take your pigs off of what you are feeding them and purchase Dandie Adult Chow. It is balanced and will help maintain the proper weight on your pig. I also recommend the Infinity Plus Multi Vits and Minerals to complete her nutritional...

Pot Bellied Pigs: winter!, long periods of time, winter tips
long periods of time, winter tips, dangerous combination: The longer you wait to neuter him, the longer the recovery. It is a simple operation because it is not invasive. But the stress to the pig and recovery will be more the longer you wait! Call now! He is young enough still so there should be no real recovery...

Pot Bellied Pigs: worming, quaker oats, priscilla valentine
quaker oats, priscilla valentine, mange mites: I can t imagine a half cup being enough, but if they look a bit roundish, maybe they are getting enough calories from other food sources! Vets are usually right! Can you email me a side shot of both at nelliestar@aol.com? Instead of the safflower oil, I...

Pot Bellied Pigs: worms, pb pig, string of pearls
pb pig, string of pearls, tape worm: Welcome to the world of pigs, they will steal your heart! Many times a pig will eat a string, piece of straw or fiber or similar product, and their feces will string together in balls. Don t panic. :) But make sure her next bowel movements are coming out...

Pot Bellied Pigs: bad behavior, potbelly pigs, electric fence
potbelly pigs, electric fence, farm animals: You must protect the neighbors from a rooting pig (smile). Once they get out, pigs will always try to escape. They are wanderlusts and love to explore. I assume he is neutered, if not this explains it totally. We suggest an electric fence or that he...

Pot Bellied Pigs: constipated, not eating old pot belly pig, pot belly pig, appetite changes
pot belly pig, appetite changes, fresh veggies: I would take her to a vet if she is not normal soon. What we worry about is an intestinal blockage. The acorns could play a role. We would give her a third of a can of pumpkin to loosen her up. But any time a pig s appetite changes, it spells possible...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Dry Skin, miniature pigs, ivomec
miniature pigs, ivomec, fish oil: Hello, First....make sure the pigs don t have any mites that might be making them dry and itchy. They may need to be treated with Ivomec which you can get from your Vet. The best thing that I have found for their dry skin is Infinity Plus Topical for Miniature...

Pot Bellied Pigs: elderly pot-cross anorexia, teeth and gums, cheese milk
teeth and gums, cheese milk, pot belly: A 12 year old piggy is a senior citizen. I m assuming from your words vet says that he has already seen a vet. Was any blood work done? The blood work will reveal if there s any serious problems like kidney or liver issues. At his age cancer is a possibility....

Pot Bellied Pigs: fostering a senior partial blind PBP, outdoor pig, new pig
outdoor pig, new pig, table food: Arrrrgh, so many pigs are blinded by people overfeeding them. They get arthritis early and end up walking on their knees, too. BLESS YOU for taking on this challenge. She may be fed potbellied pigfeed ASAP. She may not eat it at first, but she will after...

Pot Bellied Pigs: housetraining, poop and pee, natures miracle
poop and pee, natures miracle, pig behavior: Is she spayed? If not, this is probably the problem Female pigs urinate in front of the male to tell him they are ready . Otherwise confine her to a small room to live until she learns the box routine all over. Use Natures Miracle to spot clean your...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Orphan piglet, pot bellied pig, feral pigs
pot bellied pig, feral pigs, aspiration pneumonia: We suggest changing her over to pan feeding immediately. Again, aspiration is the main cause of death in bottle fed pigs. With every feeding, you are taking a chance. Thank you for the kind words! We love bottle feeding animals, but with pigs, they aspirate...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig Cut, epsom salts, hydrogen peroxide
epsom salts, hydrogen peroxide, dog bites: Clean the spots out with hydrogen peroxide or Epsom salts several times a day, at least. Apply neosporin but keep them from scabbing up or she will get an abscess (wound heals too fast and pus is trapped underneath skin). MAKE SURE PUSS CAN DRAIN. You...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig and Dog, pot bellied pig, bernese mountain dog puppies
pot bellied pig, bernese mountain dog puppies, bernese mountain dog: Hello, My experience with pigs getting alone with dogs has always been positive. I also believe that different species of animals shouldn t be left together unattended. There is always a chance that something can go wrong and without you there to oversee...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig Friend?, potbellied pigs, herd animals
potbellied pigs, herd animals, pig behavior: There are many causes of aggression in potbellied pigs. But we have found that aggression is more common in spoiled, only house pigs. Pigs are herd animals by nature, so generally adopting a second pig will be beneficial in many ways. Bored pigs can be...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Piggy questions, new pig, old pig
new pig, old pig, two pigs: It sounds like she is a handful and very frightened. Putting her in the spare room is a very good idea for everyone s safety. Baby-proof it as you would for a toddler, for example, make sure there s no electrical cords she can reach to chew or pull, etc....

Pot Bellied Pigs: Piglets, corn huskers lotion, dry flaky skin
corn huskers lotion, dry flaky skin, egg yolk: Sow replacement formula is available over the internet from Valley Vet Supply www.valleyvet.com and Jeffers Supply http://www.jefferspet.com/department/swine-1593.cfm . She may need extra iron, selenium, or vitamin E. Your vet can give her a Bo-Se (E &...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot Belly Hooves, harbor freight tools, block and tackle pulley
harbor freight tools, block and tackle pulley, pet supply store: The system I saw in person used an electric engine hoist from Harbor Freight Tools and a calf sling from Jeffers Pet Supply: http://search.harborfreight.com/cpisearch/web/search.do?keyword=lift+hoist&Submit=Go http://www.jefferspet.com/product/calf-sling-pictured-with-scale-9509.cfm...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pig and itching and scratching, miniature pig, ivomec
miniature pig, ivomec, ivermectin: Hello, You need to purchase Ivomec .27% for your piglet. You can purchase it at Jeffers online. You need to administer it orally either over a very small amount of feed or squirt directly into the mouth. You give 1/2 cc per 10 lbs. As it is OK to overdose...

Pot Bellied Pigs: piggie licking alot, is it teething?, pot bellied pig, pigs
pot bellied pig, pigs, alot: Welcome to the world of pigs! It could be, although it is a little early for teething. Most pigs do grinding when they are teething at age one year. But we have heard of licking pigs. Guess you have one! ...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pigs and itching and scratching, ivermectin, ivomec
ivermectin, ivomec, uot: You are welcome! The horse Ivermectin paste is not suggested for swine and is off label use. Besides that, it would be literally impossible to dose an 8# pig on meds for a half ton of horse! You can order swine Ivermectin online, we use Jeffers (do a search)....

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot belly pig broke leg, pot bellied pig food, pot belly pig
pot bellied pig food, pot belly pig, pot bellied pig: Piglets should get 1/2 cup per 15 lb per day. At 1 year, they need 1 cup per 50 lb per day, supplemented with veggies or outdoor grazing time (on untreated grass only!) Wild pigs in natural environments eat little bits all day long. So they should be fed...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot belly pig wants to eat at 3 am 4:30 am etc, pot belly pig, pig behavior
pot belly pig, pig behavior, amazon: This is normal. Soon it will be 2 AM that she wakes you , pigs tend to train us. She is training you to feed her, using her voice. NEVER give into a pig making noise. TOMORROW I want you to feed her at 8 AM, NO MATTER WHAT! YES, she will scream for...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot belly pigs, pot belly pigs, potbellied pig
pot belly pigs, potbellied pig, pet pig: Everyone would like a small potbellied pig. Obviously, if such a thing existed, we all would have them. As a newbee, you are smart to do your research BEFORE buying a pig. Most people don t. Good for you! We bought 3 Royal Dandies years ago, and they...

Pot Bellied Pigs: potty training, pot belly pig, pine shavings
pot belly pig, pine shavings, mini pot belly pig: Welcome to the world of pigs! A piglet needs to be confined to a small space in order to be potty trained. Too much freedom too fast is bad. A laundry room works well or play yard. Is the box big enough? Use pine shavings... Please consider our book at...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Sow vomiting, pot belly pig, bad tooth
pot belly pig, bad tooth, morning sickness: Pigs do not get morning sickness, so that is not the problem. Starved pigs sometimes try to gobble their food so fast they gag and regurgitate. This kind of behavior is usually apparent right away, but it could also be triggered by something new in the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: for a senior PBP i will be fostering can i use a heated floor mat, newborn piglets, outdoor pig
newborn piglets, outdoor pig, mange mites: We use heated floor mats, just be sure to follow instructions. Since she IS an outdoor pig, she may not need it. We would not stress her with a bath. In a few days, if she will let you brush her, that will get rid of poop in hair. But for now, as you already...

Pot Bellied Pigs: squeeling,whiney piggy, quiet animals, human counterparts
quiet animals, human counterparts, wild pigs: I am sorry your pig is so noisy! AND they can be VERY loud! I dislike screaming, too. In the wild, pigs are mainly quiet animals. They do not want to alert predators to their presence. As pets, they quickly learn that squealing can manipulate their human...

Pot Bellied Pigs: vomiting sow, pot belly pig, genetic flaw
pot belly pig, genetic flaw, epiglottis: Could be worms or a genetic flaw (enlarged epiglottis) or ulcers (try Pepcid). Try spreading a mush of her pellets on a big plate. This will slow down her eating if she has an enlarged eppiglottis and is choking. None of our pigs have ever gotten morning...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 4 week old piglet, miniature pot belly pig, liter soda bottles
miniature pot belly pig, liter soda bottles, pot belly pig: Pig breath, like cat breath and goat breath, is never wonderful. Really nasty breath in adult pigs is often a sign of a tooth problem. Dental problems are rare in babies because they grow and loose so many teeth. Pigs have two sets of baby teeth, a nursing...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Finding a pig, pig placement network, riverbend rd
pig placement network, riverbend rd, jasper ga: The Pig Placement Network was established to help people looking for pigs find people who have pigs available for adoption. Some are older pigs, but most rescues end up with pregnant females from time to time and the babies are usually available for adoption...

Pot Bellied Pigs: 4 week old piglet, water bowl, snout
Pot Bellied Pigs: 4 week old piglet, water bowl, snout, 10 months

Pot Bellied Pigs: PBP and Horses, pigs, bolt
Pot Bellied Pigs: PBP and Horses, pigs, bolt, horses

Pot Bellied Pigs: fighting, pot bellied pigs, snuffles
pot bellied pigs, snuffles, cold snow: Melissa, Pigs are herd animals that have pecking orders. At any time, the pecking order can be challenged by the under hog for a variety of reasons. The bottom line is that we can t expect peace until we let them work it out, or what happens is the the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: fighting, pot bellied pigs, snuffles
pot bellied pigs, snuffles, cold snow: Hi Melissa, Allexperts strips attachments off the messages, so I can t see the picture. Pigs are able to breed at a very young age, but they don t reach maturity until about age 2. Aggression is a common problem with 2 year old pigs. Their instincts kick...

Pot Bellied Pigs: hoof timming, pot bellied pigs, hardwear stores
pot bellied pigs, hardwear stores, belly rub: Absolutely! Unless your pig lives on a rough terrain that will naturally wear down his hooves, you will eventually have to trim all 16 toes. Otherwise, the long hooves will stretch the delicate tendons. Many pigs owners do the following: 1. Take the pig...

Pot Bellied Pigs: info., hog panel, nasty neighbors
hog panel, nasty neighbors, food person: You can tell the sex of a pig by how they pee. Male pigs pee from the center of the tummy. They stand straight and still with all four legs apart. Female pigs pee from under the tail. They squat while they pee. Male pigs have two small lumps under the tail....

Pot Bellied Pigs: micro mini pig, spinach beet, fish oil tablets
spinach beet, fish oil tablets, turnip greens: The best way to treat dry skin in a pb is from the inside out. Omega 3 and 6 oils are available in dog coat/skin supplements at pet stores to pour on their food. Fish oil tablets are also effective. Putting oil on the skin is a quick fix that will clog the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: mini pot belly, unspayed females, outdoor pig
unspayed females, outdoor pig, full bladder: Unspayed females often forget their potty training when they go into heat. Pigs reach maturity at age 2. Pigs around that age instinctively want to be Top Hog. She may be testing a boundary here. Or, it may be difficult or uncomfortable for her to navigate...

Pot Bellied Pigs: PBP and Horses, pot bellied pigs, food storage area
pot bellied pigs, food storage area, horse pellets: Pot-bellied pigs are flexible and can live quite comfortably with most animals and pose no threat to a horse. Horses, due to their larger size, can be quite dangerous to a small pig. But, both pigs and horses can live comfortably together in a barn so long...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Do PBP's prefer company/, new pig, litter boxes
new pig, litter boxes, pbp: A great source of PBP info is the Yahoo group PIGINFOANDCHAT The moderator is Priscilla Valentine. She is a professional pig trainer, and her star pig Nellie has been on TV dozens of times. So she really knows her pigs! The members are all pig lovers and love...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot-Bellied pig in San Diego, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig, zip code data: Even Experts must sometimes turn to other experts. Becky DiNolfi specializes in zoning. Her website is: www.petpigzone.com I think she has a zip code data base of places where pigs are, and are not, officially allowed. I suggest contacting her directly at...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pregnant pbp, pot bellied pigs, piglets
pot bellied pigs, piglets, pieces of wood: If the male is not neutered you need to do this within a week of farrowing or you will have MORE babies. Most piglets die because of fat moms that lie on them. Ideally, an 8 ft by 8 farrowing pen WITH BUMPERS is ideal. Bumpers are pieces of wood on the...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pbp questions, male pigs, milk flow
male pigs, milk flow, piglets: Piglets root on the Moma s belly as they nurse, it helps the milk flow. Rooting on you is a natural reaction to being weaned so young (usually weaning is at 8 to 10 weeks, some sows will nurse as long as 12 - 16 weeks!). It s his way of showing that he loves...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot bellies deformed feet, pot bellies, glucosamine supplement
pot bellies, glucosamine supplement, lb pig: Weigh the pig or use the measurement method http://www.pigpalssanctuary.com/health/size_weight.htm to determine the weight. You ll need his weight to figure out the correct amount. Check the dosage guidelines printed on the glucosamine supplement package....

Pot Bellied Pigs: potbelly pig, pb pigs, erysipelas
pb pigs, erysipelas, older books: Any pig with a temp that is lethargic should see a vet. A temp usually means infection. A pb pigs temp (despite the older books) should be less than 100 degrees, rectally. What is her temp? Good for you for taking it! Is she eating, taking water, and...

Pot Bellied Pigs: rooting pigs...please help!, pot bellied pigs, outdoor dog kennels
pot bellied pigs, outdoor dog kennels, digging up the ground: Pot-bellied pigs and elegant landscaping just don t go together. Pigs are born to root. Trying to keep a pig from rooting is like trying to keep a human baby from learning to walk. Pigs confined inside enjoy Rooting Boxes (large boxes filled with small...

Pot Bellied Pigs: training, litter box, piglets
litter box, piglets, piglet: Hello, You should start all over with the litterbox. Piglets are very immature at three month of age. Relapses happen at that age. It might take several more months to the piglet totally trained. Eight hour is a very long time for a three month old piglet...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Bully pig!, pot belly pig, squirt bottle
pot belly pig, squirt bottle, social hierarchy: She is just the right age for spaying. Males can be fertile at 9 weeks, so they can be fixed early. But the females take a little longer, and vets like to wait until they are 6 months old or so. A year is fine because she s old enough (going into heat) yet...

Pot Bellied Pigs: My baby boy, piglets, snout
piglets, snout, nips: This is so common, expeespeciallypigs that have been deprived of being with their littermates/mother. First of all, there is a reason behind it. Piglets nudge on the sow to get her to let down the milk. If she does get tired of it, she will flip them with...

Pot Bellied Pigs: correction on previous enquery... pig weighs 180, not 280, female pigs, male pigs
female pigs, male pigs, bladder infection: The gland (called preputial diverticulum) will ooze when a pig is under stress. What a pig eats will affect the color of the urine. Pigs that pig out on acorns in the fall often have very dark, strong smelling urine. It s possible he ate something that...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Ears and skin, soft smooth skin, mange mites
soft smooth skin, mange mites, skin grafts: Farm hogs often develop crusty black spots after a sunburn. It s impossible to make a diagnosis over the internet. They could be irritation from insect bites, scratches, or sunburn. Or, they could be a skin parasite. Pigs rarely get fleas, but ticks can...

Pot Bellied Pigs: elderly pig, harley hogg, heartland products
harley hogg, heartland products, canned pumpkin: At age 19 Harley certainly is a senior citizen! It s impossible to make any medical diagnosis over the internet. Unplanned weight loss could have any number of causes. The serious danger signs are a loss of appetite and/or inability to move, pee, or poop,...

Pot Bellied Pigs: my first pig, potbellied pigs, mini donkey
Pot Bellied Pigs: my first pig, potbellied pigs, mini donkey, mini horses

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot belly big tooth care
Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot belly big tooth care

Pot Bellied Pigs: my first pig, pot bellied pigs, dwarf chickens
pot bellied pigs, dwarf chickens, pot bellied pig: There s a lot of conflicting information about pot-bellied pigs because each pig is unique. Making blanket statements about them is sort of like making blanket statements about people. Some will fit the profile. Some will not. Pigs can tolerate surprisingly...

Pot Bellied Pigs: fostering a demon pig?, pig info, living quarters
pig info, living quarters, talk group: Any time you change a pigs living quarters, they must reestablish the pecking order. A firm push on the shoulders and saying a firm NO will help. No physical punishment, the pig thinks what she is doing is right. Bless you for taking on these pigs. We...

Pot Bellied Pigs: loulou, pig behavior, pig feed
pig behavior, pig feed, potbellied pig: She is about 4 weeks too young to be away from her siblings, so you have plenty of time to train. About a half cup per day of pb pig feed will suit her at this tender age. At one year, one cup 2x per day works. Feeding her less may make her small, but depriving...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Miniature pot bellied pigs, miniature pot bellied pigs, miniature pot bellied pig
miniature pot bellied pigs, miniature pot bellied pig, pot bellied pigs: The color question is a very good question. So far I haven t found medical verification, but based on my observations, I think they do see some colors. Young pigs have good eyesight and learn a lot just by watching. Priscilla Valentine s pig Nellie even learned...

Pot Bellied Pigs: new piglet, miniature pot bellied pig, pot bellied pig food
miniature pot bellied pig, pot bellied pig food, pot bellied pig: Adult pigs need 1/2 to 1 cup of food per 25 lb of body weight, depending on the pig and his lifestyle. Active outdoor pigs will need more food than sedate indoor pigs. The kind of food is also important, some feeds are higher in calories and fat than other...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pig's diet vs. man's diet, sad diet, potbellied pigs
sad diet, potbellied pigs, pig feed: Can you be more specific of what a SAD diet is? The most common nutritional problem in potbellied pigs is obesity. So much so, it is not suggested they be fed meat, but instead a diet high in fiber, low in protein, fat, and salt. This balance is what makes...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pigs, miniature pig, pig industry
miniature pig, pig industry, guinea pig: There IS no such think as a dwarf pig, a teacup pig, or any other fancy name for a TINY pig or we all would have them. That is why so many pigs are in sanctuaries and they no longer are a popular pet. They GROW...and GROW..... I do not think a pig is...

Pot Bellied Pigs: Pot belly big tooth care, pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig
pot bellied pigs, pot belly pig, adult teeth: Hi, Older pot-bellied pigs often grow long, scary looking under bites. Pot-bellied pigs have two sets of baby teeth, and a final set of adult teeth. There s two kinds of adult teeth. Tusks and normal teeth. Males grow long tusks, females tusks stay short...

Pot Bellied Pigs: piglet problem, pig hooves, pot bellies
pig hooves, pot bellies, white pig: Thank you for rescuing the Momma pig. It s shockingly common for dumped females to have unexpected babies. Unfortunately, there s no easy way to visibly identify a spayed female vs intact female. But now that you know for sure the Momma pig is intact, and...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pigs, pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig
pot bellied pigs, pot bellied pig, lb pig: Dwarf and Miniature pigs are small only when compared to their larger cousins, the farm hogs. A hog can weigh up to 1500 lb, so a 300 lb pot-bellied pig does seem dwarf in comparison. The pot-bellied pigs available in the US are a mix of several breeds...

Pot Bellied Pigs: pot bellied pig, pot bellied pig, heartland products
pot bellied pig, heartland products, flaxseed oil: From time to time pigs do get constipated. Most people swear that canned pumpkin will get things moving again. Also, if your pig is not used to the gentle vibrations from riding in a car, a ride will also help loosen her up (assuming you can get her in...

Pot Bellied Pigs: We rescued a P.B. Pig, pot belly pig, pb pigs
pot belly pig, pb pigs, little lost soul: We would prefer you go switch to a horse feed without molasses or ideally pig feed. He won t eat the pig feed because now he has a sweet tooth! But it is simple to switch them over. Take a little of the new feed and SLOWLY, taking baby steps, start putting...

Pot Bellied Pigs: trimming my pigs hooves/ Join our Group of Pig Lovers, pig lovers, pig owners
pig lovers, pig owners, pot belly: I just answered this exact same question about a week ago or less, check archives. It is a common one. Or, join our group of pig lovers on yahoo....over 400 pig owners, ready to help. Go to http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/PigINFOandCHAT/ OR buy our book...