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Anxiety and Stress

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Take Control: How to Fight Anxiety with Natural Remedies

Did you know that up to 44% of people who use benzos end up becoming dependent on them? Benzos are pills that can slow down your central nervous system. It's true that for a lot of people, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about how to fight anxiety or other mental health issues is medication. However, there is a huge range of methods you can choose from to achieve anxiety relief without having to consume any potentially addictive chemical substances. The following four are quite simple, but they can make a huge difference in the way you feel. Keep reading to learn more. How to Fight Anxiety: 4 Natural Methods Before we jump into it, it's important for you to know that even if you try all the natural techniques there are, there can...

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How Pure Cannabidiol Oil Helps Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Cannabidiol or CBD is a composition that is derived from and can be found in a cannabis plant. It is believed to help people lessen stress and anxiety attacks. Studies about it are still at an early stage; however, there are rising indicators that pure CBD can help reduce stress. Other than a stress reliever, CBD oil can be added or used in our food. Some may even take it as medication by ingesting a few drops. Here is a look at pure cannabidiol, how it started, and where it is heading. CBD Oil on Anxiety and Stress  In today’s era, the usage of CBD oils and other hemp products containing CBD is becoming a popular alternative. With all the studies conducted by the Journal of Psychopharmacology on...

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9 Effective Supplements for Anxiety

Chest tightness, feelings of overwhelming, negative thoughts, sweating; we all are familiar with the symptoms of anxiety. In the US alone, there are over 40 million adults, age 18 and above, suffering from mental illness with over 43% of people receiving treatment. Anxiety can wreak havoc in our day-to-day lives. However, not everyone suffering from anxiety receives treatment. And if there isn’t already enough to worry about, prescribed medicines can also produce side effects like nausea, weight gain, and sexual dysfunction. The condition is hard to escape but thankfully there are natural remedies that can relax the nerves and calm your mind. Here’s a compiled list of effective supplements that can help anxiety: Magnesium Magnesium is absorbed through the skin of the body or taken orally offering fast relief....

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Simple Stress Reduction Techniques To Eliminate The Stress In Your Daily Life

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone has stress. It is a normal part of life. You can feel stress in your body when you have too much to do or when you haven’t slept well. You can also feel stress when you worry about things like your job, money, relationships, or a friend or family member who is ill or in crisis. In response to these strains, your body automatically increases blood pressure, heart rate, respiration, metabolism, and blood flow to your muscles. This response is intended to help your body react quickly and effectively to a high-pressure situation. However, when you are constantly reacting to stressful situations without making adjustments to counter the effects, you will feel stress which can threaten your health and well-being.   According to APA’s Stress in...

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5 Subtle Signs of Burnout

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Stress is part of life and even considered healthy when at a minimal level. Positive stress gives out extra adrenaline that helps in finishing a task. However, too much stress has negative effects on your health and causes burnout. Burnout is similar to being listless, exhausted, and unable to cope especially for self-sacrifice professionals, career-oriented or overworked employees, and homemakers. Although there is no clear definition of what it is, there are subtle signs that indicate burnout: Physical Pain Over-focusing on your perceived goal leads to missing out the physical tensions that your body sends. To reach your goal, you work too long and too hard without stopping. It leads to internal pressure that builds up resulting to leg or neck pain and even headache. To ensure quick recovery...

15 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Stress During the Holidays

15 Natural Remedies to Alleviate Stress During the Holidays

Relaxing supplements and Herbs Supplements don’t have to be taken in a pill form, you can use a diffuser, teas, bath salts, lotions, and body scrubs. Some of my favorites for relaxation and stress are: Lavenders Passionflower Chamomile Rosemary Eucalyptus Spearmint Stress Related Problems  and Solutions Insomnia Magnesium: Magnesium, Sleep, and Mental Health. Magnesium is well known for its ability to relieve insomnia. One study found that it helps decrease cortisol, the “stress hormone” that can keep you up at night. It also helps muscles relax, to give you that calm “sleepy” feeling and help you unwind after a long day. Melatonin: Melatonin is meant to reset the body's internal clock — for example, it's appropriate to use the supplement to counter the effects of jet lag, or help someone...

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Supplements For Anxiety: Are Herbs And Supplements Useful?

Thankfully, discussions about mental health disorders are getting more common. They impact so many people in so many different ways, and anxiety is one of the most significant ways people are suffering. Anxiety can interfere with your enjoyment of life, it can disrupt work, impact relationships and affect your self-perception. So we had a chat with Terri Bowman from Brain Wellness Spa in Perth who says that diet can play a significant role in helping relieve anxiety, and in particular some herbs and supplements.  Here are the top 5 she recommends. Herbs & Supplements for Anxiety:   Passionflower: A natural supplement for anxiety Passionflower is said to create a calming effect in the brain. It is a herb native to the southern areas of the United States and South America and...

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6 Ways to Help Combat Stress

It is estimated that over 8.3 million Americans suffer from stress, anxiety or depression. The figure is staggering and has risen sharply since the recession that started in 2007. The problem is, is that most are not able to access the help that they need to combat these serious symptoms, either through lack of funds or because their condition hinders them seeking help. There are two types of stress that people suffer: Acute Stress Acute stress comes from a specific situation or event that has often occurred unpredictably and causes a reaction that makes you feel out of control. Having to speak in public or being involved in a near miss car accident can provoke feelings of acute stress. The stress hormones kick starts your coping mechanism: a...