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Impact of Trauma

Difficulty sleeping
Sleeping all the time
Shaking
Lethargic
Feeling cold
Feeling flushed
Changes in eating habits
Difficulty swallowing
Shortness of breath
Heaviness in chest
Sensitivity to noise and light
Headache
Upset stomach
Diarrhea
Constipation
Crying
Pacing
Body aches
Heart feels like it is racing
Fatigue
Back pain
High Blood pressure
Restlessness
Clumsiness
Forgetfulness
Need to be alone
Need not to be alone
Dry mouth
Increase in smoking
Increase in alcohol consumption
Impatient
Muscle tension
Jaw pain
Pain in shoulder and neck
Rashes or hives
Sweating
Sweaty palms
Butterflies in your stomach
Holding your breath
Nightmares
Day mares
Difficulty with focus
Feeling overwhelmed
Desire to quit job or leave relationships
Frustrated
Sexual dysfunction
Fear
Twitching
Rapid heart beat
Sweating
Dizziness
Suicidal thoughts
Cold sores
Living on coffee
Inability to make decisions
Lack of interest in things that were previously enjoyed
Feeling out of control
Can’t finish anything
Nail biting
Waking up tired
Hair loss
Heartburn
Menstrual irregularity
Loss of Libido
Startle easily
Clenching jaw
Grinding teeth
Stuttering
Difficulty communicating
Light headedness
Cold hands and feet
Goose bumps
Increased allergic reactions
Sighning
Nausea
Shoulder and neck pain
Cramps
Lower back pain
Disturbing dreams
Racing thoughts
Difficulty processing new information
Difficulty with driving
Disorganization
Not caring about being punctual
Not caring about personal appearance
Not showering or performing routing hygiene
Difficulty making decisions
Difficulty with commitment
Feelings of loneliness
Irritability
Inappropriate laughter
Exhaustion
Depression
Working harder
Need for order
Behavioral changes others notice
Recreational drug use
Excessive fear for the safety of loved ones
Inner emptiness
Cynicism
Life inventory
Diffusion of responsibility
Resistance to authority or change
Immune system becomes ineffective
Extreme thirst
Craving sweets
Sexual/relational/physical risk taking
Giving away prized possessions
Craving salt
Emotional exhaustion
Self medicating with excessive OTC pain killers
Spiritual awakening and renewed interest
Spiritual apathy
Anger at God
Repulsed by faith practices and practitioners
Body aches
Migraines
Inability to stay warm
Canker sores-cold sores
Sore throat
Red and irritated eyes
Nasal congestion
Unusual hunger
Weak knees
Ringing in the ears
Inability to take a deep breath

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