Treating those with anxiety and depression with counselling is an absolute must but so is supporting them nutritionally. By addressing the chemical pathways that make our neurotransmitters and providing the body with all of the nutrients that it needs to function at an optimal level results will follow. There is a lovely email below from a client’s husband after only two consultations. The trauma that this beautiful woman has been through along with the extremely high doses o
1. Reduce your anxiety levels One feeds the other, so it is important to get this under control. There are many simple methods that can help you manage your stress and anxiety with very little effort. I use a grounding method almost every day. Meditation is brilliant and can now be done on your phone with a number of wonderful apps, great if you need help falling asleep or getting back to sleep. Daily, enjoyable exercise is a must. Start your day as you wish to continue.
Many people view anxiety as a weakness, but I can assure you it is not. It’s your body’s reactions to stress that can present both physically and emotionally. It’s an intense emotional response from the brain preparing the body for an impending crisis. Your heart rate increases, your breathing becomes faster and shallow, muscles tense for action, and blood flow is diverted from your digestive system to the brain. In short you are on high alert commonly referred to as ‘fig
Mine is a story of failure, anxiety, fatigue, collapse, implosion, reinvention and determination. My friends would describe me as brave and capable, someone who decides to do something and doesn’t give in to fear. That may have been true at one time, but failure is a powerful force that destroys souls and reshapes personalities. I am sharing this story as I believe that only through honesty can we help each other realise that we are not alone in how we feel or have felt. I
An Investigative Clinical Nutritionist qualified in Nutritional Medicine, Alison writes articles relevant to today's lifestyle with the aim to inspire a life of health and happiness.