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Is it possible that the hormonal changes in me from my pregnancy cause anxiety attacks? I have never had them before. My first pregnancy. Can ob help?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes and Yes

Pregnancy can elicit anxiety, including panic attacks, in someone who has been pregnant without a prior history of such symptoms.
Your OB can definitely help you. I would recommend that you notify your OB right away of your anxiety. After a good examination, your OB will assist you in getting appropriate treatment. If necessary your OB may refer you to a mental healthcare provider. Good luck.

In brief: Yes and Yes

Pregnancy can elicit anxiety, including panic attacks, in someone who has been pregnant without a prior history of such symptoms.
Your OB can definitely help you. I would recommend that you notify your OB right away of your anxiety. After a good examination, your OB will assist you in getting appropriate treatment. If necessary your OB may refer you to a mental healthcare provider. Good luck.
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