If you've been stressed out and searching for over-the-counter anxiety medication, you might consider taking a detour in search of natural solutions. Specifically, check out the alternative and natural remedy section of any pharmacy or health food store and you’re bound to find a pile of options … Read More
Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the brain’s most abundant inhibitory, or “calming,” neurotransmitter. While GABA is known primarily for its ability to put you in a relaxed state, it actually plays a crucial role in regulating many aspects of mood, attention, cognition, and sleep. GABA deficiency symptoms may involve any of these … Read More
People who struggle with feelings of anxiety frequently turn to medications to help ease their symptoms. However, the large number of medications and their varying characteristics can sometimes make it challenging to find the one most likely to restore normal mood with a minimum of side effects. We asked … Read More
Have you ever noticed that you feel worse after a long day spent sitting at your desk, lazing around the house, or attending long meetings compared to a day spent up on your feet and active? Personally, I feel terrible when I get to the end of the day and … Read More
Insomnia is now at epidemic levels. Up to half of Americans are wondering how to beat insomnia and suffer from at least one of the four cardinal insomnia symptoms:
Difficulty falling asleep
Inability to stay asleep
Waking up in the early morning
Experiencing nonrestorative sleep
Almost a quarter of the … Read More
Chelsea Clark co-authored this article.
If you have asthma and anxiety, each of these conditions could be making the other worse. You could be suffering from anxiety-induced asthma, and asthma could be making anxiety worse, too. Treating both of these conditions with natural solutions will help you to relieve your symptoms … Read More
Occasional eye twitching is a benign but annoying condition. It often lasts only a few minutes to an hour, usually involves only one eyelid, and is related to fatigue, stress, or both. A relaxing maneuver—even a stress-releasing giggle at its arrival—can sometimes end the involuntary eye twitching.
But eye … Read More
Xanax and other anti-anxiety medications are among the most-prescribed drugs in the country, but a vitamin has gained attention as a natural remedy for anxiety.
Niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3, has been used since the 1950’s as a popular anti-diabetes nutrient. It has even been touted to fight acne and … Read More
You'll find a host of over-the-counter natural remedies for anxiety and stress. Be aware that most natural remedies have not been as well-studied as anxiety medications, nor is the natural remedy industry as well-controlled as the pharmaceutical industry. Some studies suggest that natural remedies may not even contain … Read More
Dangers of Anti-Anxiety and Sleep Medications In Youth: Opt for Natural Sleep Remedies and Anxiety Solutions Instead
Does your kid need help sleeping? Are they anxious and unable to stay calm? Don’t just head to your doctor for some sleeping pills or anxiety meds – these prescriptions could be dangerous for your child. Kids given prescriptions for sleeping pills … Read More