According to a study from the National Institute of Mental Health, more than twenty million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. Research shows that anxiety is the # 1 mental health problem among American women and comes just after drug and alcohol abuse among men.
Feeling Anxious all time for no reason?
is a normal reaction to stress
, but if your anxiety affects your everyday life and lasts more than 6 months, you may need to ask your doctor for help to see if you have anxiety disorder.
Whether it’s an anxiety disorder or temporary anxiety, you can try some of these natural supplements to relieve your anxiety symptoms.
is a plant very used for the manufacture of medicines. It is used for insomnia, anxiety, gastrointestinal disturbances and drug withdrawal. Passionflower is considered to be an effective potential against anxiety. Research also claims that passionflower can sometimes reduce symptoms of anxiety
, as effectively as some prescription drugs.
Passionflower is generally healthy for most people when taken for less than 2 months, and may be dangerous if taken in large quantities.
Valerian is a wild plant with white or pink flowers that grows especially in humid places. Studies have shown that Valerian improves anxiety, mood and general well-being as well as insomnia. Valerian has been used in Europe for over 100 to treat several symptoms such as menopausal nervous anxiety, l hysteria and nervous irritability.
3. Green tea
Amino acid or green tea is called L-theanine. It helps you relax and calm down. A study shows that L-theanine helps slow the increase in heart rate and blood pressure and reduces anxiety. L-theanine is healthy for most people. Some people may be suffering from constipation and an upset stomach.
4. Lemon balm
Since the Middle Ages, lemon balm has been used to reduce stress and anxiety and help sleep. Lemon balm is a slightly warm, sweet-tasting herb that also acts as a mild antidepressant. It is generally safe. Be sure to start with a smaller dose.
Chamomile is a very beneficial plant for health, it has been used for various health conditions since antiquity. It is used today for insomnia, gastrointestinal disorders and anxiety.
6. Omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil)
Omega-3s are essential for normal brain function. Studies show that fish oil has a positive effect on the brain and the treatment of anxiety. Omega 3 is safe for most people when taken in low doses. There are safety concerns when taken in large doses. Do not take more than 2 or 3 grams per day.
7. Vitamins B
can help relieve depression and anxiety attacks and it helps in the production of natural antidepressants such as dopamine and norepinephrine, in relieving irritability, improving concentration, increasing energy and to maintain a healthy nervous system. Research also shows that B vitamins
are natural stress reducers and that insufficient intake can cause anxiety.