Panic attacks in pregnancy

Updated 2 years ago on April 08, 2023

Pregnancy is a natural state for the female body, but it is often accompanied by a worsening of chronic diseases and the acquisition of new ones. Many women during pregnancy experience anxiety, tension, fear, panic, which sometimes turn into panic attacks. Even in the normal state, panic attacks require treatment, and during pregnancy all the more so. A woman's body undergoes hormonal restructuring, which is an additional provocateur for the occurrence of panic attacks. Taking medication during pregnancy is limited. However, non-pharmacological methods of treatment can help. These are relaxation techniques, aimed at removing hypertension and tension, and harmonizing the psycho-emotional state of the woman.

In our clinic you can undergo a therapeutic course of procedures to help women cope with panic attacks and panic attacks during pregnancy, as well as manage stress, attacks of vegetative vascular dystonia (VVD). The action of this course has a long-lasting effect, which is a significant advantage. You will learn at home, independently regulate states of tension. The action of individual procedures will also help to cope with and alleviate attacks of IBS and panic attacks during pregnancy.

These procedures are relevant not only during pregnancy, but also in preparation for childbirth and lactation. The use of this or that therapy during pregnancy is possible only after consultation with a neurologist. Despite the fact that all techniques are "soft", their use should be confirmed by an examination and collection of the anamnesis of the pregnant woman and the analysis of the course of the pregnancy itself.

Nonmedicamental methods for the treatment of panic attacks and attacks of IBS during pregnancy and lactation:

  • psychotherapy
  • Biofeedback therapy (biofeedback)
  • acupuncture
  • manual therapy
  • massage
  • Training in relaxation techniques at home

Each of these techniques can be used either alone or in combination. A neurologist will choose the optimal complex after consultation and examination. In addition to non-pharmacological methods of treatment, drug therapy may be prescribed, which is permitted during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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