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Would biofeedback help me deal with anxiety when pregnant?

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly.

Not all benefit from biofeedback, but there are many self-help techniques that are helpful for some people.
Hypnotherapy and biofeedback are among potentially useful anti-anxiety measures, as are meditation, prayer, reading, music, gardening, creative endeavors, exercise -- the list goes on & on. Find what relaxes you, and utilize it regularly.

In brief: Possibly.

Not all benefit from biofeedback, but there are many self-help techniques that are helpful for some people.
Hypnotherapy and biofeedback are among potentially useful anti-anxiety measures, as are meditation, prayer, reading, music, gardening, creative endeavors, exercise -- the list goes on & on. Find what relaxes you, and utilize it regularly.
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Dr. Bob Stewart
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anxiety pregnant

Biofeedback would be a very safe and effective way to manage your anxiety while pregnant.
Alterations in breathing from pressure on the diaphragm muscle often contribute to distress that can exacerbate anxiety, and breath training can help. A mental health professional who uses biofeedback could combine it with counseling and other effective techniques.

In brief: Anxiety pregnant

Biofeedback would be a very safe and effective way to manage your anxiety while pregnant.
Alterations in breathing from pressure on the diaphragm muscle often contribute to distress that can exacerbate anxiety, and breath training can help. A mental health professional who uses biofeedback could combine it with counseling and other effective techniques.
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