What It Feels Like to Wake up During Surgery: ‘It Was Like a Nightmare’

What It Feels Like to Wake up During Surgery: 'It Was Like a Nightmare'

Surgeons perform procedures for patients after administering general anesthesia. Patients slip into a deep sleep with little or no knowledge of the surgical procedure. On rare occasions, patients wake up during surgery. This condition is called anesthesia awareness. This condition is generally traumatic.  What is Anesthesia Awareness   Anesthesia awareness is a condition where patients under […]

Could You Have PTSD? 5 Signs and Symptoms That You Should Know

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often receives a lot of press when it comes to soldiers returning from war. You might have even seen movies where a former soldier struggles with nightmares and flashbacks of the trauma that they endured. While the ravages of war are a common cause of PTSD, you should also be aware […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Talking About PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) By Andres Carvajal Edited By Stephanie Dawson Post-traumatic Stress disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that affects many people after a traumatic event that caused intense fear ,hopelessness, or horror. This can happen as a result of personal trauma such as rape, war, natural disaster, abuse, an accident, […]