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Five Of The Best Anxiety Supplements

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Posted on May 13, 2020, 6 p.m.

5 Of The Best Supplements for Anxiety in 2020

Article Courtesy of : Tammy Taylor, blogger and health advocate.

Anxiety is not a comfortable condition, and it impacts about 40 million adults in the United States alone. Anxiety is treatable, and to get rid of it, you can try the following:

  • Resting more
  • Cutting stress from your life
  • Doing something productive
  • Working out
  • Eating a healthy diet
  • Consulting a medical professional
  • Taking a supplement

All of these options can help you get rid of anxiety, and doing more, or all of them at once is going to improve the quality of your life significantly. While resting more and cutting stress out of life is not an option for some, supplements, working out, and eating healthy certainly are.

Eating healthy means cutting junk food and similar products out of your diet. Joining a gym and sticking to your training program, along with taking any of the following supplements mentioned below may help to treat your anxiety.

GABA

GABA is an amino acid that’s amazing at helping with anxiety. Bodybuilders or anyone who is looking to improve their mood, quality of life, and decrease anxiety usually use GABA supplements.

Gamma-aminobutyric acid already resides within your brain, since it’s a neurotransmitter. Adding it to your supplement arsenal is bound to reduce anxiety levels while decreasing stress and increasing your sleep quality. 

Multivitamins

Multivitamins are some of the most important additions to our diet. These micronutrients help to maintain a delicate flow of vitamins in our body, which has a more significant impact than we realize. Consider them if you’re looking to maintain a healthy diet and high quality of life.

Anxiety isn’t always caused by stressful situations or issues in your personal life - it can be a result of a vitamin imbalance too. If you’re looking to get rid of anxiety, the first step should be getting all of your vitamins and minerals in order.

When you're approaching a multivitamin supplement, make sure that it contains all the essentials, such as:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B 
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K 

Vitamin B has many different types, such as riboflavin, folate, thiamine, pantothenic acid, niacin, pyridoxine, cobalamin, and biotin. Make sure your supplement contains as many of these as possible.

Kratom

Kratom is one of the best medications out there that work to treat anxiety. It is an evergreen tree from Southeast Asia, and all-natural supplements for anxiety derived from kratom have shown positive results.

Kratom grows in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia, where it has a reputation for being one of the best anxiety suppressants dating back several centuries. People have loved this drug in the east for a long time, and have documented its effect.

Kratom is gaining traction in the west, too, as it’s effect is being studied more. Kratom, like any other plant, comes in many different strains, and some aren’t that good at helping with anxiety. White kratom strains can induce an energy boost, which might worsen anxiety.

Great kratom strains for treating anxiety are:

  • Bali Kratom
  • Red Sandai Kratom
  • Maeng Da Kratom
  • Malay Kratom
  • Thai Kratom
  • Indo Kratom
  • Borneo Kratom

Kratom can be highly beneficial for your overall health, as it’s an all-natural stimulant. Kratom supplements made from kratom leaves contain mitragynine and 7-a-hydroxy-mitragynine, both of which work together to provide a sense of pleasure, calm, and decreased pain by interacting with the opioid receptors in the brain. You can browse tons of different kratom powder varieties available at a number of stores.

It’s important to remember that kratom isn’t a dangerous drug if used as directed; it’s an all-natural supplement with a long list of benefits. But, as with every supplement, it’s important to take the right dosage. It’s best to consult an expert and determine the proper dosage for your needs to avoid any possible complication. 

Valerian Root

Just like kratom, valerian root is another natural supplement with fantastic anxiety suppressing capabilities. Nature's valium, valerian root, has proven benefits to sedate the user, increase calmness, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep quality.

Unlike kratom, though, which directly interacts with the opioid receptors, valerian root works by regulating nerve impulses, through breaking down GABA in your brain. That isn’t a bad thing; it just means that this supplement works to use the GABA storages in your brain, providing for an all-natural relieving effect. 

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Just like vitamin deficiency, a deficit of omega-3 fatty acids can induce depression, insomnia, and perilous anxiety. When you include omega-3 fatty supplements into your diet, you may experience a multitude of benefits such as:

  • Reduced anxiety 
  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Decreased risk of heart attack
  • Reduce heart palpitations
  • Improving eye health
  • Promote brain function and focus

Long gone are the days of downing fish oil all by itself. Fish oil is extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids, and tablets, capsules, and pill-based supplements have replaced oily, arguably bad-tasting spoonfuls. 

In Conclusion

If you’re suffering from anxiety, you should do what you can to resolve this issue. Yes, sometimes, levels of anxiety can drop when you alleviate stress, but this doesn’t mean that you have defeated it. It can come back, and if it keeps doing that, this can open the door to many problems.

To eliminate the anxiety, you should consider regular workouts, a better diet, and consider any of the supplements mentioned above under the guidance of a trusted certified expert.

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