Symptoms of anxiety can interfere with our daily life and we can end up alone and not doing what we love because of them. This article contains a couple of home, natural remedies to fight back these symptoms.
When anxiety symptoms kick in, it is always a good idea to drink a cup of chamomile tea. This plant relaxes and it is good to stop anxiety. It is also used by Peruvians and Mexicans to treat wounds and fight infections.
Chamomile tea will help you because the herb has chemicals known to induce a relaxation state: apigenin and luteolin.
Eat food containing omega-3
A study performed by Israeli scientists found that fish oil supplements had less test anxiety. Eating omega-3 fatty foods will help with anxiety symptoms and it can lift up the mood. This works because the omega-3 lowers chemical levels of adrenaline and cortisol. Recommended are fatty fish: tuna, salmon; walnuts and flaxseed.
Lavender in the house
Not only lavender is a lovely, purple flower, it is also a very useful plant. Lavender oil helps with anxiety symptoms. Breathing in lavender can help people relax and enter a peaceful state. Lavender massage is also recommended because it can lower systolic pressure, associated with stress. Another recommendation is to drop lavender essential oil on your pillow or in the bathtub. It smells very good and it also helps you.
Forget fish and chips. It’s high time for fish and beans
Fish and beans are foods which contain L-lysine, an amino acid which is also a building block of neurotransmitters. According to several studies, people who take L-lysine supplements experience fewer anxiety symptoms and it helps reduce their stress hormone levels.
Exercise daily and stay out in the sun
Many studies have found that 21 minutes of exercise a day helps us physically and psychologically. Outdoor time is very beneficial to reduce stress levels.