Anxiety can be debilitating and present with many signs and symptoms such as nervousness, restlessness, increased heart rate, rapid breathing, feeling tired or weak, trouble concentrating, trouble sleeping, gastrointestinal problems, and difficulty controlling worry to list a few.
Each patient’s case is unique and their presentation coupled with their history aid the doctor in deciding which pharmaceutical or nutraceutical/supplement is ideal for helping with anxiety.
To give you a better understanding, pharmaceuticals normally have one active component which often has been synthesized from a natural source.
Botanical nutraceuticals/supplements on the other hand could have hundreds of active components or phytochemicals and these are unique to that botanical.
Aids combat of occasional stress
Aids to promote cognitive function
Made with chamomile and lemon balm to help enhance calmness and relaxation
When a patient comes in presenting with anxiety and their presentation is trouble concentrating, trouble sleeping, and gastrointestinal issues the doctor may prescribe one natural herb while another patient who may present with increased heart rate, nervousness, and rapid breathing a completely different natural herb.
This is why it is so important to visit a Naturopathic Physician to help in pairing you with the most beneficial natural herb.
With that being said, some beneficial natural herbs for anxiety are ashwagandha, chamomile, valerian, lavender, melissa o., galphimia g., passionflower, and kava kava.
Aids in stress hormone stabilization
***The information presented is for educational purposes only and is not intended to provide medical or professional advice. It should not be used for diagnosing and/or treating a health problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional medical care or advice. If you have or suspect you might have any health problems, please consult a physician.