Segal Trials Dr. Lapeyra Speaks on PTSD

ABC 10 Local News in South Florida recently featured our own Dr. Lapeyra on a recent PTSD Mental Health segment. If you want to learn more about new treatments for those suffering from PTSD go to: Link to ABC 10 video:

Lady Gaga Describes What Her PTSD Symptoms Feel Like: ‘My Whole Body Goes Into a Spasm’

In her cover interview for the October 2018 issue of Vogue, Lady Gaga revealed new details about her mental health and what it’s like to live with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and chronic pain, which she says were both triggered by a sexual assault she experienced at age 19. In the interview, Gaga described her PTSD symptoms as being like “that …

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David Archuleta Opens Up About ‘American Idol’ PTSD, His Relationship With His Dad & More

David Archuleta opens up in an interview with Yahoo! Entertainment posted Tuesday (Nov. 27) about his struggles with mental health, his relationship with his father and more following American Idol. “You’re basically a character on a TV show, and parts of it are worked so that it fits the TV show — but they’re using …

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Dr. Chat (Topic: PTSD)

Dr. Chat is a new monthly segment in which Segal Trials discusses various health topics within the community to provide support, insight, and education. The topic for August’s Dr. Chat is PTSD. In this interview, Dr. Olga Lapeyra M.D., CCRP discusses the causes, effects, symptoms, and resources available for those with PTSD. About Dr. Olga …

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Living With: PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

You may feel that you are on your own if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic stress disorder. However, PTSD is a common problem and many resources are available for people affected by this anxiety disorder. Approximately 5 percent of people in the United States suffer from PTSD, and 8 percent of the population has …

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Study: Women with PTSD at Higher Risk for Heart Attack, Stroke

  Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a significantly elevated risk of heart attack and stroke, according to the findings of a new study. Researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health examined the records of 49,978 women, analyzing factors such as exposure to trauma, PTSD symptoms, and cardiovascular incidents over a 20 …

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You Can Recover from PTSD

PTSD is treatable, and trauma survivors often recover and go on to live happy lives. But PTSD will not disappear on its own; it is a disease that requires medical attention. Here are three common components of PTSD treatment: Medication: The most common medications for PTSD are antidepressants known as selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), but …

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Study Finds Strong Link between PTSD and Heart Disease

A new study based in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands has found a significant correlation between PTSD in veterans and increased risk of heart failure. The study authors describe their findings as the “the first large-scale longitudinal study to report an association between PTSD and incident heart failure in an outpatient sample of U.S. veterans.” …

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