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3 Alternative Ways To Treat Anxiety

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Anxiety comes in all shapes and sizes, and it’s safe to say that at some point in your lives you will experience anxiety of one sort or another, and in varying degrees. While many people still believe it is purely a condition that affects you mentally, it can actually produce many physical symptoms and can become a severely debilitating condition. So how do you treat a condition that has so many forms (general anxiety, social anxiety, performance anxiety, choice anxiety – the list goes on!)

The modern world has placed a large degree of importance on treating anxiety with medication. Make no mistake, medication works for some people, but in this article I wanted to look at alternative treatments and natural lifestyle treatments. Did you know, for example, that stopping smoking carries as many benefits as medication in reducing anxiety? In some cases, even more.

Kava

Kava is a plant that grows in the western parts of the Pacific, but is available worldwide as an alternative treatment for anxiety (specifically social anxiety). It has many health benefits, but treating anxiety is the chief among them. It’s also used to treat insomnia, which often stems from anxiety in people. Studies have proven that 150mg per day is effective at treating anxiety. You can find some examples of superior kava supplements at the end of this article.

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Kava Plant

St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort is traditionally used to treat depression (mild, moderate and even severe). Studies have shown it to be as effective as medicinal anti-depressants. But recently there have been studies into its effectiveness at treating anxiety that have had great results. It is still in early stages of tests and studies, but being a natural solution to anxiety gives it a great advantage over medication that often carry many side effects.

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St Johns Wort Plant

Aromatherapy

So many people associate aromatherapy only with massages, but this could not be further fro the truth. Aromatherapy has health benefits in short term memory, relaxation, pain reduction, and anxiety. Here’s how it works in a nutshell: The influence of the aroma on the brain through the sense of smell has anxiety reducing properties. Try it, you just might surprise yourself!

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Essential Oils Are Great For Anxiety

If you want to treat anxiety, as you can see above, sometimes the best kind of medicine is the natural kind.

Article by Josh

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    Siphisehli

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    i used to have the worst anxiety surrounding my work environment. it even got so bad that I had to work on my own in an office every day. all day, every day. st johns wort (in capsule form) brought this out of me and really helped me to calm down in general. my anxiety was far better with using st johns wort.

    Sipho

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      Trish

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      HI Siphisehli
      Thank you so much for your feedback. I have also used St Johns wort in the past with great success. I am so pleased you sent us this message, as we have a family member suffering from anxiety at work, and I am going to order her a bottle of st johns wort now.

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    Andrea

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    Hi Josh
    where can a person buy these natural products are they in tablet form how can we get them. My daughter has General anxiety disorder and Separation anxiety and im looking for natural ways as she on medication at the moment. Also Aromatherapy do you mean they must go for massages?

    Kind regards

    Andrea

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      Trish

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      HI Andrea
      Please go onto http://www.lifestyleshoponline.co.za and in the search bar type in the products you are looking for. If the shop does not bring up the particular product, then please email us a list of what you need to info@lifestyleshoponlined.co.za, and we will source the best products at the best prices for you and send you a quote. We courier our orders all over SA, and delivery time is usually a couple of days.
      I hope you all have a calm, and happy day.

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      Trish

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      We sell aromatherapy oils
      So you can use them at home. it is often best to rub them on the souls of your feet, or temples etc. It is best to mix a few drops with a carrier oil
      And you can give each other a massage. What a treat!
      Have a look at http://www.lifestyleshoponline.co.za

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      Joshua

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      One of the best natural anti-anxiety supplements in tablet form is CalmLite. You can purchase it by clicking here.

      Thanks for commenting and I hope you find what you are looking for!

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