Reach Out For Natural Anxiety Remedies And Feel Happier Every Day
Natural anxiety remedies will help you head off panic attacks and stop worry from sabotaging you.
Everyone gets anxious, but guess what? It is normal to feel anxious when you’re under stress. However, it becomes a problem if you worry incessantly and are constantly nervous, fearful, and fretting all the time.
If you find yourself in such a situation, may have anxiety disorder, which in itself can undermine your memory and make you vulnerable to illness.
There are various degrees of anxiety disorders. Some people have feelings of dread every day, others have specific fears or phobias that keep them from living normally, and others also suffer from intense panic attacks.
Whatever it is that is making you anxious, you don’t need a doctor to tell you stress and anxiety is not good for your health, but you may need to learn about what anxiety is, and overcome it by using natural anxiety remedies. Here are the common anxiety disorder or anxiety depression symptoms that occur during an attack.
Muscle tension or trembling
Natural Anxiety Remedies
Now that you have identified what anxiety disorder is here is what to do to reduce stress and cure yourself. Use any of these natural anxiety remedies to provide relief.
Lemon balm increases the activity of acetylcholine, a brain chemical link to memory. Studies were conducted on British students with lemon balm. The students were given lemon balm just before a very challenging test and it was found that they were calmer and better able to concentrate on their answers than students who were given a placebo. Drinking two cups of lemon balm tea daily can improve your agitation and anxiety.
Ashwagandha is an herb that can reduce levels of cortisol, the stress hormone. It also contains compounds called anolides which improves brain chemistry.
Studies have shown that when people experiencing anxiety disorder took this herb, they had more energy, fewer sleep problems and an overall sense of well-being.
Other studies have proven this herb can reduce anxiety as effectively as prescription medication Ativan. Recommended dose is 500 mg. taken twice a day. As always, be sure to consult your doctor if you want try ashwagandha for anxiety relief.
The B-vitamin inositol can reduce panic attacks and agoraphobia. If just leaving your house to errands has your nerves on edge, try taking 12 g. of inositol a day.
Recent studies showed that this vitamin can reduce panic attacks as effectively as the antidepressant medication Tofranil without side effects. Another option is to take the vitamin B-50 complex three times a day.
Chamomile tea can help calm your anxiety attacks. Just brew a soothing cup of chamomile tea by steeping two or three teaspoons of dried blossoms in a cup of water. Drink as often as you like or need to calm your nerves.
Vitamin C is needed by your brain to produce serotonin, a chemical that helps you sleep and makes you feel good. This vitamin also blocks the release of stress hormones that weaken your immune system, and without adequate intake of vitamin C, you may feel sluggish and tired.
The body does not manufacture vitamin C so you will have to energize yourself with this wonderful vitamin by eating citrus fruits, strawberries, red and green peppers, and broccoli. You can also boost your intake by taking vitamin C supplements.
Aromatherapy can relief tension and daily stress. Experiment with essential oils like lavender, cedarwood, sandalwood, or frankincense. For a perfect massage, add 10 to 20 drops of essential oil to one ounce of carrier oil such as almond, jojoba or grape seed.
A quick trick is to dab your handkerchief with a few drops of your favorite oil and sniff it at arm’s length whenever or wherever stress strikes. This will provide an instant relief.
Prayer can be an alternative treatment to calm anxiety disorders. Praying helps increase your ability to cope with stress. If you believe in prayers, then learn the art of praying or have other people pray on your behalf to help speed your recovery. Prayer works!
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