The HPA axis (hypothalamus in the brain, pituitary gland, adrenal glands) governs the stress response and the hormones secreted during periods of elevated stress. Knowing how the HPA axis works allows us to design treatment plans for PTSD.
Treatments for PTSD include:
- Lifestyle Optimization – sleep, diet, nutrition, diet, supplementation, exercise, support from family and friends, spiritual practice, connection to nature
- Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment of other concomitant physical or psychological conditions
- Breathing exercises
- Yoga, tai chi, chi qong
- Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy – EMDR
Emerge Natural Health Care, PLLC has caring specialists who can help you overcome PTSD. Please call us at 360 787 3615 to schedule a visit or a free 10 minute consult with one of our practitioners.