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Are there alternative treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

There are no alternative treatments for PTSD, but there are several ways you can manage the symptoms. Taking care of yourself by exercising, eating a balanced diet, and getting enough rest will help you get through it. Keep connected to family and friends. Follow your doctor's instructions and consider other support groups in addition to individual therapy.

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