Tag Archive: depression

3 Options for Addicted PTSD Sufferers

Studies have shown that roughly one in three people seeking addiction treatment have symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These statistics reveal an alarming rate of self-medication among sufferers of PTSD. Though treating PTSD symptoms with drugs and alcohol is common, self-medication in this manner actually aggravates the symptoms by increasing depression, anxiety, and physical …

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Dance your Cares Away

There is song by Jamiroquai I love, “Canned Heat.” The chorus is Dance, nothing left for me to do but dance, Off these bad times I’m going through just dance Got canned heat in my heels tonight baby” As I sit here watching So You Think You Can Dance,  I was moved to tears by …

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Workout Blues

My sister transitioned this past October and after two months of first trying to help her heal and then dealing with her unexpected death I have been in the dumps. The whole eating on the run thing had me put on a few pounds and the fact that my clothing is a little snug combined with the grief has been a recipe for depression.