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    Does anyone else get other weird symptoms from PTSD?

    Far west, thank you for your response. If it’s any consolation I took myself for a hearing check. Apparently my hearing is ‘age appropriate’ or in other words as they would expect as with age apparently it’s normal to loose the ability to hear the highest and lowest noises. At least for me I...
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    Does anyone else get other weird symptoms from PTSD?

    Livi thank you. Yes it does help. I have lots of triggers - like all of us - but they are all fear based at their core. Y profession involved accuracy, professionalism but above all the ability to ‘take responsibility’ for other peoples situation and achieve the best outcome. Now I can’t...
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    Does anyone else get other weird symptoms from PTSD?

    I think that our senses are highly tuned as early warning systems and are constantly trying to keep us safe. I am learning to get mine to 'stand down' as this serves me no purpose anymore. It did once... just not now! how are you learning to do that Livi? The constant early warning system for...
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    Does anyone else get other weird symptoms from PTSD?

    Couple of years ago when my neighbours went on holiday (pre Covid) i went to the effort of switching everything off including the boiler. Everything unplugged and to be sure to be sure switched the fuse box off too. I could hear…….nothing! I thought I had it sussed that it may well have been...
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    How do I cope with trigger noises from neighbors?

    Slightly off the wall….I’m noise sensitive too but found when babysitting my grandson the ’white noise’ his parents used to soothe him to sleep worked wonders in relaxing me too. Thought I’d throw it in here for hat it’s worth.
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    Does anyone else get other weird symptoms from PTSD?

    A question, if you will. Is it just me or perhaps something else to worry me, or does anyone else get other weird symptoms? I seem to get a low hum or buzz which is intermitten. Started about the same time as the PTSD kicked off and I have all but pulled my home apart looking for the source...
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    I’m done

    Friday - I admire how you are able to swap the words mentally thereby lessening their input. As much as this made me laugh I will try! I remember my Dad saying the News was filled with doom and gloom as happy news doesn’t sell newspapers. It seems to my PTSD brain that he was right...
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    I’m done

    MnM thsnk you. MIT was your words of encouragement that made me persisten. Today is my 19th day. I started it 0.2 morning and evening and once I started sleeping dropped the morning dose. I don’t really understand the dosage or the strength. I took what was recommended, I had to start...
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    I’m done

    Well I’m back, and I’m converted. It’s true CBD oil isn’t a miracle cure but for me it has provided not only sleep but a certain clarity or a level of calm that I haven’t known since the ptsd kicked off 3 1/2 years ago. I’m down to taking a small dose before bed and within the hour I am sound...
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    I’m done

    Lost forgotten soul - thank you. I’m speechless. There is so much information in your message I’ve printed it out so I can go the old fashioned route and get my highlighter pen out and mark out the bits that I need to research and take onboard. Getting an appointment with the psych is near...
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    I’m done

    Absolutely no sleep at all last night. I ended up in the kitchen looking for something which oddly has disappeared then I realised other things have gone too. Nothing of significant monetary value but a couple of sentimental value and the rest the handy bits and bobs we all keep. As I’ve...
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    I’m done

    MnM just wow! Then it is totally worth me carrying on taking it and see if I’m one of the lucky ones it works for……she says having not got to sleep and it’s 2.15am.
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    I’m done

    MnM Oh wow! Presumably if you make them your using them to help with ptsd?
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    I’m done

    I agree Sideways. I woke up with ptsd jitters and took CBD and by mid afternoon they were back so I took some more. My counsellor says I cannot overdose so is in favour of my trying to take control. I’ll keep on keeping on. I’ve bought the stuff so I may as well try. for anyone reading...
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    I’m done

    Hi MnM thank you for the advice. I was put on Prozac - might as well have eaten smarties, next citilapram which they thought gave me the jitters but not much else and now venlafaxine which knocked me sideways. I could barely have a conversation I was totally spaced out. My partner asked them...
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