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I have some unusual ptsd symptoms is there anything I could try

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Have you been diagnosed officially for anything? What are your doctors saying it is?
 
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I have Been officially diagnosed with something called cptsd I haven't been given any meds or prescriptions the collapses are why I'm not on medication because side effects often include light headed Ness and dizzyness
 
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I have PTSD and have done much research on it and haven't heard of collapsing being a symptom.That sounds more like a health problem rather than a psychological problem.

What did you mean by "Twice in the past 4 months I have been effectively kidnapped by some other girls"?
 
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I’m so sorry you’re having to deal with that 🙁 It’s good you came here to talk about it. I’ve only been a member for a for a few days and it is such a relief to talk about my illness with people who understand. I haven’t talked about it since the last manic/psychotic episode 6 years ago. I feel safe here to do that. It’s therapeutic...right?
 
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It is nice to be able to talk about it and what I mean by that some ridiculous stuff built up to this but what happened the first time another girl was giving me some grief I answered back and later that day I was walking to the stands at the sports field my boyfriend was playing just before I got there I was tackled from behind then put in a large duffel bag and carried to a tree I was tied to it and left there for hours the second time I was coming home late at night and I. Was grabbed from behind by another girl (I could smell perfume) I had a golf ball forced into my mouth and a bag put over my head I was tied to a post on a sports field and left there overnight this was on my 20th birthday
This is how I got ptsd

That was hard to write
 
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Just a guess here but maybe the fainting was due to starving yourself,like you talked about doing in the weighted blanket thread? I had that problem in the past too,your body can't function without nutrients.

Sorry for what you went through btw.
 
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It is nice to be able to talk about it and what I mean by that some ridiculous stuff built up to this but what happened the first time another girl was giving me some grief I answered back and later that day I was walking to the stands at the sports field my boyfriend was playing just before I got there I was tackled from behind then put in a large duffel bag and carried to a tree I was tied to it and left there for hours the second time I was coming home late at night and I. Was grabbed from behind by another girl (I could smell perfume) I had a golf ball forced into my mouth and a bag put over my head I was tied to a post on a sports field and left there overnight this was on my 20th birthday
This is how I got ptsd

That was hard to write
Oh honey...that’s awful!!! What they did was wrong on so many different levels I wouldn’t even know where to begin. I’m so sorry that happened to you. I don’t know if you believe in Karma, but I do. What goes around, comes around. People pay for their meanness in one way or another without you ever having to lift a finger. You hang tight. You CAN make it through this! 🙂
 
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Oh honey...that’s awful!!! What they did was wrong on so many different levels I wouldn’t even know where to begin. I’m so sorry that happened to you. I don’t know if you believe in Karma, but I do. What goes around, comes around. People pay for their meanness in one way or another without you ever having to lift a finger. You hang tight. You CAN make it through this! 🙂
I just don't know if I can
I collapsed again it always seems to be tied to a flashback
It doesn't hurt i just fall and don't feel anything but a few other people have worked out how to trigger my symptoms in a lecture so in the front row I start crying and screaming the I fall forward off the chair they recorded it and put it on Instagram
 
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Just a guess here but maybe the fainting was due to starving yourself,like you talked about doing in the weighted blanket thread? I had that problem in the past too,your body can't function without nutrients.

Sorry for what you went through btw.
I don't think this is what caused this but I will ask about this but the first collapse was back when i was going to the gym so I don't think so but maybe
 
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I can't help feeling like this condition has just thrown my life away and I'm not able to do anything about it
 
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I can't make time for anything I'm losing everything I had I have no control of my life I have huge amounts of school work I can't find time to do I'm struggling with the feeling of losing everything and I can't control it I just hate this situation my life is just falling apart and I can't handle it
 
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I suggest you talk about all of this with your therapist or whoever diagnosed you with CPTSD.They are there to help you
 
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I have but I have been told meds aren't a good idea because they have side effects that could worsen the collapses
 
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I didn't mean talk to them to get meds but rather to talk about all these issues you ate struggling with.If you are seeing a therapist or psychiatrist(im assuming you are since you said you were diagnosed with CPTSD)then you should be discussing the stress,the not eating,etc.so they can help you with it.
 
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I have talked to my therapist and nothing has really been done yet except talking about it and being told what not to do also she told me what to do during flashbacks or after nightmares after these I'm often shaking for nearly half an hour often crying but a lot of this relies on you having friends or parents that are willing to help you I have 2 friends and my boyfriend I haven't mentioned what other people are doing to me they often record me having flashbacks or thrashing around on the floor and post it on Instagram
 
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