Your genes linked to PTSD? Research from San Diego University says Yes!

March 12, 2015 12:38 PM

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A research on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in University of California-San Diego has thrown light on the connection between PTSD and people being pre-disposed to it genetically. It has identified the group of genes that controls the body’s response to extreme trauma and stress.

PTSD is a very debilitating mental health condition that affects people who have been exposed to severe trauma. It includes symptoms such as, being repeatedly reminded of the traumatic event, insomnia, increased anxiety, difficulty in feeling emotional pain, even physical symptoms such as racing hea...

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