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What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)?

What are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD)? Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) are a set of disorders that can occur anytime during pregnancy and the first year postpartum. PMAD includes Depression, Anxiety, Panic, Obsessive…

Online Resources

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What Factors Increase My Chance of Developing PMAD?

Personal or family history of depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety or panic disorder, bipolar disorder or any other emotional illness including pregnancy can increase chances of PMAD. History of severe Premenstrual Syndrome …

What Can I Do to Decrease My Risk of Developing PMAD?

Educate yourself and your loved ones about PMAD. Share the information you read with your loved ones. It is very important they are aware of the signs and symptoms of PMAD. Eat a balanced diet. Take your prenatal vitamins and make sure…

Young Living Essential Oils

I completed my dissertation on the study of essential oil use for supportive care in counseling for anxiety and mood disorders. I found out some really great information. My family has been using the young living oils since 1994, and I have…