Nutrients for treating & balancing anxiety and emotions
Remember: Anxiety is really your reaction to the situation, not the situation itself. You can learn to remain calm under potentially stressful situations. We must become aware of all the stress in our lives and measure our reaction to it.
Those under a lot of stress and anxiety do not know it exists until it begins to kill them. Unfortunately, these two emotions can kill us in a very subtle way, and we often do not see it, until it is too late. Nutrients can be of help and keep your emotions and anxiety under better control.
GENERAL DEFINTIONS OF SPECIFIC NUTRIENTS:
VITAMIN B COMPLEX
|All B vitamins are necessary for health and proper functioning of the nervous system.|
|CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM||Lost when stress is present.|
|Deficiency is common in highly stressed individuals, and can result in fear and anxiety.|
|VITAMIN C||Essential to adrenal gland function and brain chemistry.|
|Anxiety depletes the adrenal gland hormones (anti-stress hormones).|
|Large doses can have a powerful tranquilizing effect and is known to decrease anxiety.|
|CHROMIUM||Deficiency can produce symptoms of anxiety.|
|GABA||Acts as a tranquilizer and is important for proper brain function.|
|MELATONIN||A natural hormone that promotes sound sleep; helpful if anxiety leads to occasional sleeplessness.|
|When a panic attack strikes, there seems little that can stop the rush of terror or the fear of losing control. You are not alone. The restriction of breath, the increased heartbeat and terrifying thoughts. The good news is that there is an answer. Click Here!|
FOOD CHOICES THAT CAN WORSEN ANXIETY:
|COFFEE||Limit your intake of caffeine. Caffeine contributes to nervousness and can disrupt sleep patterns.|
|ALCOHOL||Offers temporary relief from anxiety.|
|COW’S MILK/ICE CREAM||Eliminate dairy products from your diet for three weeks; then reintroduce them slowly – watch for returning symptoms of your nervous condition.|
|PROCESSED FOODS||Avoid processed foods that create stress on the system:|
Taking nutrients that preserve brain function under stress, including protein at each meal and lowering sugar and starch intake is highly recommended for those experiencingemotional upset.
Exercise: Unleash the power of movement to release stress and anxiety, it may work better than drug tranquilizers for relieving tension. Just 30 minutes of exercise eases nerves of tension and increases feelings of self confidence.