Sometimes your body needs a little extra support to manage stress. Help your body out with our many stress relief options!
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Stress is a real bummer, right? Sometimes your body and brain needs a little extra support to get through the stresses of life. Whether you need help managing stress or anxiety, you’ll find options and support from us. Reducing and managing stress involves
- Getting to the source of it
- Giving your body the nutrition and exercise it needs
- Ensuring your glands, hormones, and brain are running smoothly
- Making sure you’re sleeping well
- Supporting your brain’s “messengers”
- Supporting a generally stable and content mood
Partnering with your healthcare practitioner and you, we can provide everything from specialized stress-relief prescriptions to the most natural of stress-management products.
Options for Stress Management
- Adrenal Support
- Mood Support
- Sleep Support
- Neurotransmitter Support
15 NATURAL ANXIETY REMEDIES
We get it. Anxiety’s a pain. It’s a little more than the nervousness you might feel before, say, giving a public speech, and a little less than full-on panic. It might make you feel out of control and certainly adds a layer of difficulty and emotional fatigue to your everyday life. Thankfully, though, we’re here to help and you’ve got many DIY natural anxiety remedies at your disposal. It goes without saying that the best natural anxiety remedies are those that meet your specific needs, and finding those may take a little experimentation and time. The pursuit, however, is well worth the effort. Let us give you some ideas to guide you on your way. What is Anxiety? Anxiety itself is a normal and healthy emotion. According to the American Psychological Association, it’s defined by “feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” Your brain, in response to a stressful situation, gives your amygdala–two almond-shaped structures in its center–center stage, and the “fight-flight-freeze” response kicks off. This more primitive part of your brain thinks it gets to decide whether you “fight” against whatever stressed you out, “fly” away from it, or “freeze” until it passes. An anxiety disorder, on the other hand, happens when the duration or severity of the anxiety grows out of proportion to the original stressor or trigger. The symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), according to Medical News Today, can include: Restlessness, and a feeling of being “on-edge”Uncontrollable feelings of worryIncreased irritabilityConcentration…Read More
YOUR OPTIONS FOR STRESS RELIEF SUPPLEMENTS, ANXIETY MEDICATIONS, AND ANTIDEPRESSANTS: A PRIMER
Maybe you’re facing a pile of work at your job, or you’re stressed because your bills are mounting even as your ability to pay them diminishes. Many situations in life can cause us stress, from family or health difficulties to the stress of loneliness or isolation. And sometimes that stress sticks around and escalates into an anxiety or depression that doesn’t want to leave. While you might be tempted to give in and let it have its way, we’re not going to let that happen! We’re here to help, with the what’s-what about antidepressants and anxiety medications, and advice on the best stress relief supplements. You’ve got plenty of ways to get to a better place. Which Is Better: Medications or Supplements? You may wonder which is better for you: medications or supplements. Both have their pluses and minuses. The answer is that it depends on multiple factors, including your: Level of stress. Do you see it as circumstantially related and likely to decrease at some point? Or has it escalated into anxiety and influenced your ability to function? What other things are you doing to relieve stress? Medical history and other medications you might be taking. Some antidepressants used to treat anxiety may interact with other kinds of drugs, for example. Tolerance for potential drug side effects. Both medications and supplements can come with side effects. On the other hand, particular ones might prove ineffective for you. Preferences for natural or prescribed solutions. We respect whichever route you decide…Read More