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Anxiety Attacks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time in your life, but it can be a frightening and nerve-wracking experience for some women. For some women, it can even cause anxiety attacks. If you’re one of them, don’t worry — pregnancy anxiety is totally normal, and doesn’t mean you’re going to be a terrible mother or that you don’t want your baby. It does mean that you need to discover what’s causing your anxiety and learn how to deal with it.

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No More Math Panic Attacks! 4 Steps To Easing Math Anxiety

While the thought of a big math test can make even the most confident student stressed out, for some kids, the feelings associated with math go far beyond garden-variety stress. For these students, a feeling of intense anxiety develops – to the point that they are no longer able to think clearly. But how can parents tell whether their child’semotions are a real problem or just an excuse to avoid an uncomfortable academic subject?

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Panic Attacks in Children

While the life of a child may seem carefree, some children’s sunny facades may mask a struggle with panic attacks. In panic, or anxiety attack episodes, children experience a physical response to their emotional stress, often resulting in symptoms that can mimic those of a heart attack. Witnessing these symptoms is very stressful for parents and leaves them eager to find a solution to their child’s anxiety.

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Does Pregnancy Cause Flu-Like Symptoms?

Several pregnancy symptoms do indeed mimic flu symptoms, especially early in the first trimester. In fact, your first signs of pregnancy may be feelings of the never-ending flu. Flu symptoms should not last more than a couple of weeks. If you have these symptoms and there is a chance you could be pregnant, consider taking a pregnancy test to be sure.