Kelly says her daughter, Alicia, is suffering from many debilitating health issues
as a result of PTSD. She says some of Alicia’s symptoms include, seizures, chronic vomiting, and tongue swelling among others, and that the paramedics have been called to their home almost daily. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?
What could be causing Alicia’s downward spiral? Alicia claims it stems from years of horrific sexual abuse
that started when she was 6. Dr. Phil, however, explains other possible causes, including somatic symptom disorder and conversion disorder, in the video above. And, hear how he says Kelly can start to help her daughter heal.WATCH: 24-Year-Old Claims She Was ‘Hunted’ And Raped As A Child; Mom Says She Never Saw Signs Of Abuse
On Friday’s episode
, Dr. Phil arranges for Dr. Frank Lawlis, Chairman of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board
and PTSD expert, to meet with Alicia to help her start her to heal. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Nowhere to turn but Dr. Phil?
'I Want My Life Back,' Says 24-Year-Old Who Suffers From PTSD