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How Trauma Presents Physically When an Anniversary Approaches

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If you’re approaching a first trauma anniversary or love someone who’s survived trauma, you might assume that trauma primarily manifests in the mind — as nightmares, flashbacks or memories.

But on or near trauma anniversaries, trauma may also present physically — and those sensations may take you off-guard. You may experience unexplainable sensations that remind you of your trauma, as if that entire day is somehow stored away in your body.

You may feel numbness, sadness or anger as you move through the day — feeling like your muscles are weak or tired, experiencing headaches, or trying to ward off the muscle tension that’s connected to your memories.

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