Your hands are clammy, you feel uneasy, you keep running to the washroom to wash your hands, you feel your heart beating faster, your whole body feels tense and the night before you couldn’t sleep.
We have all felt anxiety at sometime in our life from the first presentation at work, to standing up infront of a group, saying a speech at a friend’s wedding, starting a new career, trying something new and exciting like skydiving or even worrying about life stuff (money, family, health etc.).
In the midst of anxiety, things can be difficult and so uncomfortable that you can’t wait for these feelings to pass. For people that suffer from an anxiety disorder such as post traumatic stress disorder, phobias, panic attacks and obesessive compulsive disorder it can be debilitating. It can effect their work, social life, relationships, self esteem and self confidence.
The next time you start feeling anxiety coming on you can try deep breathing, doing a yoga class, getting more sleep, exercising or taking a bath. If you haven’t got the time to do any of these, then here are some natural “chill pills” to try:
1. Natural Balance Kava Kava Root Extract
Peaceful Polynesian Paradise Imagine the happy, peaceful feeling of being on vacation on a South Sea island and you will understand the magic of the herb Kava Kava. For years travelers to the area were welcomed with a Kava Kava brew so they could relax and enjoy paradise. South Pacific islanders have used Kava Kava for more than 3,000 years for its remarkable calming effects. Research suggests that Kava Kava may help provide nutritive Support for soothing your nerves and relaxing your muscles without making you sleepy.
I’d really like to try Kava Kava Root Extract, but then I did some googling and came across this page saying that it is possibly unsafe taken by mouth and could damage the liver somehow:
And of course that made me a bit sceptic after all.
It is great that your researching options for managing stress and anxiety. The purpose of the article is to provide some natural alternatives. It is always advised to speak with a health care professional before starting to take any supplements. Good luck with finding something that works for you.