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#1 of 4 Old 12-24-2012, 06:45 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hello everyone-

I found this website while doing a search to find out what is going on with me. I have discovered after looking through lists of sings and symptoms that I am suffering from post partum anxiety. It was triggered while I was drinking with friends at my house a few days ago and since then I feel as if I want to crawl out of my skin. I have itched to bruises in many places on my body, I feel edgy and am now waking in the middle of the night with heart palpations. I do realize that I am not crazy, but I want a healthy way of managing it. Is there anyone out there that can offer some holistic remedies?

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#2 of 4 Old 12-24-2012, 11:57 AM
 
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I don't know what area you are in, but Well Mama is an organization here in Oregon:

 

http://wellmama.net/

 

Even if you live somewhere else, they would be good to chat with any may be able to provide referrals for someone in your area.


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try some sort of fast aborbing B vitamins. That helped me when I had post partum anxiety, and even after when I was dealing with anxiety.

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CALL YOUR OB!  If you're having panic attacks, it's an acute emergency and you need help now. 

 

Also, this is gross, but it needs to be thought of:  Is there any chance you have scabies?  The itching to bruises may be psychological, but it can also have a physical cause.

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