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Natural Supplements to Address Anxiety

Saturday, April 9th 2022 10:00am 2 min read
Dr. Jessica Peatross dr.jess.md @drjessmd

Hospitalist & top functional MD who gets to the root cause. Stealth infection & environmental toxicity keynote speaker.

Forty million Americans experience anxiety to some extent each year. Anxiety can be mild with some racing thoughts and nervousness. Or it can be extreme with physical symptoms like numbness, tingling, tightness in the chest, and a racing heart. If you experience anxiety, you have some options to help address it including natural supplements that help bolster your ability to decrease anxiety.

Pretty everyone has felt anxious at one time or another. Anxiety becomes problematic when is a chronic condition. Frequently, a chronic condition has many root causes rather than a single source. Typical factors include personality traits, mental health conditions, physical health issues, and stressful situations. You might not be able to change external conditions that contribute to anxiety. However, you can be proactive in reducing the anxiety you experience.

The top 5 natural supplements to address anxiety

You have choices that are natural rather than prescription medication. Natural supplements can provide relief from anxiety.

Magnesium – Magnesium plays a role in more than 300 essential functions in the body, including neurotransmitter health. Doctors believe that magnesium has a positive impact on the hypothalamus, which regulates the glands involved in stress response. This helps reduce anxiety and increase an overall sense of calm.

CBD – Organically grown CBD isolate reduces stress and enhances relaxation. Studies show that CBD interacts with the brain regions that regulate fear and anxiety. It can be considered efficacious for the treatment of anxiety disorders.

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