What is Sertraline?

Sertraline is a type of antidepressant known as an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor). It is often used to treat depression, and also sometimes panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sertraline helps many people recover from depression, and it has fewer unwanted effects than older antidepressants. The recommended dose for … Continue reading What is Sertraline?

What is PTSD?

Symptoms: Some of the most common symptoms of PTSD include the following: Intense feelings of distress when reminded of a tragic eventExtreme physical reactions to reminders of trauma such as a nausea, sweating or a pounding heartInvasive, upsetting memories of a tragedyFlashbacks (feeling like the trauma is happening again)Nightmares of either frightening things or of … Continue reading What is PTSD?