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People with post-traumatic stress disorder often:

See your doctor about symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, dizziness, fainting, and weakness.

  • Avoid activities, places, or people associated with the triggering event
  • Have a hard time concentrating
  • Have trouble sleeping
  • Are hypervigilant (closely watch their surroundings)
  • Feel a general sense of doom and gloom with fewer happy emotions

From: Anxiety and Panic WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

SOURCE: 

National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on May 10, 2018

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