Millions of people all over the world suffer from some form of anxiety disorder.
Some are more serious than others, but all of them need to be approached with care and consideration.
Symptoms include chest pains, sweating, fear, insomnia, constant panic, dry mouth, sleep disturbances, pain attacks, indigestion, fast heartbeat, difficulty in breathing, headaches and uncontrollable thoughts.
In extreme cases the inability to leave home, phobias of all types, social discomfort, poor memory or obsessive thoughts.
Sometimes, getting rid of anxiety means taking action. Anxiety might simply indicate that you're holding on too tight to something.
You can try use various natural ways to get rid of anxiety.
Quick Tips :
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1.) Try to eat salmon. Salmon is one of the richest sources of omega-3 fatty acids a nutrient that may
help lower your anxiety. Regular consumption of omega-3s has extensive research support for
both the prevention and treatment of clinical depression. Omega-3s can also help reduce anger
and irritability. Omega-3s that most strongly boosts mood is found in salmon, herring, sardines
2.) The smell of an orange is known to reduce anxiety. Have an orange, take the peels of the orange
and put them on top of the heating. The orange peel will release a fragrant, giving your home a
3.) Tryptophan rich foods such as turkey, chicken, oats and soy contain amino acids that help you
relax, while boosting your metabolism and sleep patterns. Tryptophan is well-known for its role
in the production of nervous system messengers, especially those related to relaxation, restfulness
and sleep. It helps calm your mind during the most stressful of moments.
4.) Onion and Celery. Eat celery, onions, raw or cooked, or a mixture of the two with your meals for
a week or two. They contain large amounts of potassium and folic acid, deficiencies of which can
5.) Practice deep breathing. Inhale slowly through your nose for 10 seconds (fill your lungs
completely). Slowly exhale through your mouth, expelling as much air as you can. Imagine you
are blowing away your stress and anxiety as you exhale. Take three or four deep breaths when
you feel anxiety coming on. This oxygenates your blood, enhancing brain functioning while it
6.) Exercise regularly, because exercise reduces anxiety. Walking, jogging, cycling, aerobics, tennis
or any other physical activity you enjoy can help. When we exercise our bodies tend to return to
their natural state.
7.) Meditation is another habit that you can develop. It can help you control and have positive
thoughts in your mind. Massage therapy, color therapy, aromatherapy and Reiki will also help
overcome anxiety naturally. Find a way of relaxation that suits you.
8.) Affirmations are widely used in self development literature and they could work well as a panic
9.) Try to add B vitamins into your diet. Always stay well hydrated, as even slight dehydration can
lead to foul moods and fatigue. Avoid simple sugars and processed foods, even though they are
When anxiety becomes a longstanding, repeated problem it can lead to more serious health problems. If your anxiety persists or disrupts your life significantly, consult your doctor.