Nervous About Pregnancy Problems Get Support
You Are Not Alone... Ways to Handle Nervous Panic Attacks in
Of course you already
know that being pregnant and planning for the arrival of your baby can be a very exciting yet stressful time
of your life. Even the smallest things can seem overwhelming.
The fact is it is
natural to be anxious at the beginning, but if you are in a constant state of high anxiety most of the time, you
are experiencing a panic attacks pregnancy condition.
The good news is there
are natural ways that you can deal with these episodes even during your pregnancy. It should also ease you mind
to know that although what you are experiencing is extremely uncomfortable, it isn't going to cause damage to
your unborn child.
More people suffer from
panic and anxiety attack disorders than you might think. In fact it is quite common, and about 1 in 70 people
suffer from this at some time in their lives,
Most people experience
shortness of breath, sweating, shaking and rapid heart palpitations when they are having an attack. Other
symptoms can include a feeling of being disconnected to the world around you and a loss of control over the
situation. Extreme fears can also accompany these feelings.
Some professionals say
these episodes are caused by repressed emotions in the subconscious and others say they are a result of a
chemical imbalance in the brain. As you are probably aware, both of these are just theories and not hard cold
facts and there continues to be a lot of debate among those that practice traditional methods to treat this
There are three factors
that contribute to panic attacks pregnancy issues as well. They are stress, fear and change in hormonal balance.
If you are experiencing all 3 triggers it will be harder to manage.
It is important for you
to learn how to handle the stress in your life. You must learn to relax more and let the small stuff "roll of
your back". You know what's important and what it not. Give your attention to what is.
Also don't create any
unnecessary drama in your life, nor allow anyone else to. You are already in a delicate state and exposing
yourself to high anxiety situations can very well call a panic attack.
Another factor know to
trigger panic attacks pregnancy episodes is obsessive fear and worrying. It can be fear about the fetus'
condition, of giving birth, of having an attack during delivery, or just fear of the unknown.
You must learn to
control this negative self talk and trust that if you do what the Dr. says, take care of yourself, eat right and
get plenty of rest everything is going to be alright.
anti-anxiety meds or over-the-counter drugs should not be an option for treating your panic attacks pregnancy
situation. You already know that this could cause problems for your unborn baby. Besides the relief they may
offer is temporary at best and could result in addiction.
Seeking out therapy or
talking to other women that are going through the same things as you can be helpful for some, but for many
others, this is not be enough to actually stop the anxiety attacks.
Visualize yourself being
able to fully embrace the experience and gift of being pregnant without constantly worrying about when your next
attack will surface. There are women in your position that are having great success treating this problem
naturally with the help of a surprisingly simple yet effective technique known as the "One Move
Even though you are
extremely sensitive and anxious right now, you can take control of this situation and begin to experience the
beauty and magic that pregnancy brings.
is no reason to continue worrying about your panic attacks
pregnancy condition. Don't let this special time of your life be filled with
unnecessary anxiety and fear. There is help available. Pick up a free mini-course on
anxiety and panic attacks at www.bestpanicattackhelp.info and get
that glow back.