Why PTSD is a Mind-Body Condition

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Chronic, low-level inflammation may be a biomarker for PTSD.

 

People with PTSD are more likely to suffer from diseases involving systemic inflammation (e.g., cardiovascular disease or diabetes) or to have autoimmune disorders such as asthma. For this reason, experts have argued that PTSD may be a mind-body condition involving chronic, low-level systemic inflammation.

Source:

http://https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-mindful-self-express/202012/why-ptsd-is-mind-body-condition?fbclid=IwAR1Ql9T1FTc1t9ZK9QSLRF28jp-r6ns9ZJ42MVI5ASvxjBqaGMBcGXtbTZQ