Heart rate variability (HRV) biofeedback therapy has been proven to be an efficacious treatment for panic disorder. In the case of a pregnant patient with a history of multiple miscarriages, the treatment was able to decrease the frequency of her panic attacks and allow her to avoid pharmaceuticals, which she did not want to take during pregnancy. This article will review treatment considerations for using HRV biofeedback therapy to manage anxiety related to pregnancy loss using a desensitization protocol.

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