Items Tagged ‘PTSD’

October 26, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 26, 2018

By Emily Blahnik Emily Blahnik (@eblahnik)

Harvard Business Review, Lessons from Mayo Clinic’s Redesign of Stroke Care by W. David Freeman — Facing escalating costs of medications and technology, health care patients and providers in the United States continue to search for opportunities to reduce overall costs while maintaining and improving health care outcomes. At the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Stroke Center […]

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July 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment

PTSD Nightmare Drug Effectiveness Verified

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Mayo Clinic scientists say they have verified a drug’s effectiveness in blunting PTSD-related nightmares. A dozen studies about prazosin were reviewed. It was well-tolerated, can take effect within days to weeks, and some patients’ nightmares returned when it was stopped, Mayo psychiatrist Dr. Simon Kung said. Additional coverage: Insciences, PsyPost   Post-Bulletien

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Tags: prazosin, PTSD, Simon Kung

June 23, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Blood Pressure Drug Effective for Treating PTSD-Related Nightmares, Study Suggests

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Mayo Clinic researchers have found the use of the blood pressure drug prazosin as an effective treatment to curb post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)-related nightmares… “The studies showed the drug was well-tolerated and can take effect rapidly, within days to weeks, and some patients reported a return of nightmares when the course of prazosin was stopped,” […]

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Tags: prazosin, PTSD, Simon Kung

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