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Causes of agitation and sympathetic response, such as acid-base or blood gas disturbance, distended bladder, or undetected pathology, should be considered and treated. Anxiety will be helped by communication, reassurance, and careful preparation for procedures. For mild pain, initially consider therapies such as heat, cold, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), relaxation, and distraction. Psychological treatments are important particularly if pain becomes chronic or out of keeping with identified pathology.

Free Yourself from Panic Attacks

Free Yourself from Panic Attacks

With all the stresses and strains of modern living, panic attacks are become a common problem for many people. Panic attacks occur when the pressure we are living under starts to creep up and overwhelm us. Often it's a result of running on the treadmill of life and forgetting to watch the signs and symptoms of the effects of excessive stress on our bodies. Thankfully panic attacks are very treatable. Often it is just a matter of learning to recognize the symptoms and learn simple but effective techniques that help you release yourself from the crippling effects a panic attack can bring.

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