Blood pressure plays a possible role in treating posttraumatic stress disorder
The effectiveness of a medication for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be determined by the blood pressure of the patient.
The use of drugs as prazosin works in a third of patients are not sufficient. According to a researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle is the fact that that group of low blood pressure. The results of the study are published in Biological Psychiatry.
People who suffer from ptsd and also a high blood pressure, would benefit from the use of such a drug. The researchers hope that their study will ensure that the development of new medicines, more often, looking at the relationship with the blood pressure.
In the study is not discussed any medication a good alternative for patients who have a low blood pressure and PTSD suffering.