Domestic Violence is not just physical violence, and there are many health consequences that are not obvious physical marks, review a list below. It is important to practice self-care, especially while you are in an abusive situation. Practicing self-care can help you avoid and/or heal from health consequences. Contact The Shelter for help, 800-931-7233. In an Emergency dial 9-1-1.

25 Health Consequences of Domestic Violence

health consequences

  1. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  2. Unplanned Pregnancy
  3. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  4. Depression
  5. Sleep Disorders
  6. Fibromyalgia
  7. Cardio-Pulmonary Disease
  8. Heart Disease
  9. High Blood Pressure
  10. Anxiety
  11. Traumatic Brain Injury
  12. Urinary Tract Infections
  13. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  14. Addiction And Relapse
  15. Low Birthweight Babies
  16. Trauma Related Vision Impairments
  17. Internal Organ Damage
  18. Trauma Related Arthritis
  19. Miscarriage
  20. Gastro-Intestinal Disorders
  21. Compromised Immune System
  22. Pregnancy Complications
  23. Severe Mental Health Deterioration
  24. Premature Births
  25. Premature Death
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