Many of us lead fast-paced lives and live out of the natural norm by going to sleep late, waking early, working long hours, not taking enough rest and leisure time, and eating when we are not hungry. However, for the over 14 million Americans who suffer from anxiety, there is a pervading sense of unease and even fear that affects their life.
When people have anxiety they typically, have tension, worry, irritability, frustration, or hopelessness. Symptoms of anxiety are poor concentration, fatigue, poor sleep, and restless, irritable, feeling tense or on edge, and muscle tension. People may also notice changes in physical health such as headaches, jaw pain, dry mouth, chest tightness, poor digestion, irritable bowel, acne, sexual dysfunction, and heart palpitations.
There are many ways to help get rid of anxiety. Some of these ways are by using anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax or BuSpar. Anti-depressants may also help. These are short-term strategies. Counseling can help address underlying issues.
However, if you are holistic and you rather resort to heather ways to cure anxiety I am going to show fives ways how to do it.
1. Eliminating coffee should be the first step. There is significant clinical evidence showing that it can be all that is needed in some cases. Other foods that may worsen anxiety in excess are refined sugar honey, maple syrup and cow's milk products.
2. Use nutritional supplements & vitamins: pantothenic acid, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin B complex are nutritional supplements and vitamins. used to cure anxiety.
3. The kava herbal: Kava (Piper methysticum) is an herb that is widely used in Europe for nervous anxiety, tension, agitation, and insomnia. Native to Polynesia, kava appears to work in a similar way to prescription benzodiazepine drugs such as Xanax and Valium, with similar effectiveness. Kava does not appear to cause mental drowsiness unless taken in large doses. Nevertheless, it is best to use caution until you know the extent of its effects on you. The benefits are often noticeable within weeks, but some people notice improvement after as little as a week. People who have had dystonic reactions from antipsychotic drugs or who have Parkinson’s disease, as case reports indicate that kava may interfere with dopamine, should not use kava. People taking benzodiazepine such as Valium should only take kava under the strict guidance of a qualified professional.
4. Valerianis an herbal tranquilizer that is a remedy for insomnia. It calms the nervous system, balances mood swings, and is not habit forming. One study found that it might have calming effects during stressful situations. It can be blended with other herbs such as hops or passionflower. Children, pregnant or nursing women, should not use Valerian. People with serious health conditions, or who are taking prescription drugs for mood or neurological disorders should consult a qualified professional before taking valerian.
5. Other herbs you can use are:
· lemon balm
· passion flower
These natural calming herbs are frequently used to get rid of anxiety.