Hi Loukas, I'm sorry to hear that happened to you. I had a very similar experience when I was 16. I am 23 years old now and I still deal with flashbacks (delayed sense of touch like you had also written about, sometimes it can be painful too), anxiety, depression, depersonalization, and dread. It's been such as difficult road but as you mentioned, it does get better but I just wish it would go away entirely. I have found that lessening stress, having distractions, and maintaining a healthy/positive lifestyle limits the number of flashbacks for me but sometimes I cannot control it... I am
Hi Allen, Thanks for sharing your experience. I am new to the site but I have been living with this disorder since I was 16. I am now 23 years old. I can sympathize with what you are saying. It's so hard to live a normal life when the experiences of the past keep coming back to haunt us. I stopped all drug use since I was a teenager but I am still paying for my mistakes to this day. I've never tried any medications but I do know what generally will trigger an episode: stress, lack of sleep, not eating well, and lack of exercise generally trigger an episode/flashback for me. Sometimes it'