PTSDs linked to Stress Disorder in Women


Researchers have recently revealed that Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, are highly linked to stress disorder in females as compared to their male counterparts.

The study was conducted on 64 people with Post-traumatic stress disorder at a part of Emory University in Atlanta and was published in the Journal Nature. The research showed link between PTSD and increased secretion of high level of stress hormone called pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide.

The study claims that women have double chances to suffer from anxiety disorders as compared to men. The Anxiety Disorders Association of America associates it with the chemistry of brain.

PTSD is hard to treat and may cause long lasting symptoms. These symptoms include panic disorder, depression and even suicide. Experts considered this research as a small clue in the treatment of the disease but more research and study is required to treat and prevent the disease.