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How to Ease Anxiety Naturally with Food

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Green Tea and AnxietyYou must have heard of people seeking medication or psychotherapy or sometimes even both to ease their anxiety.

But there is a huge possibility that most of them either don’t like how they feel on the pharmaceuticals or they are eager to find out the underlying cause of the problem so as to eventually get off the medications.

Does that mean a slightly different approach to a change in lifestyle is not totally out of the question? Yes!

Although exercising and switching to a balanced diet is not the ultimate cure for a certain disorder, they can definitely help you in improving the overall mood and well-being.

So, here is the good news that will ease anxiety the next time you are stressed out. Eating certain foods is a simple yet effective trick to staying calm.

No! Not your typical go-to comfort food but the food habits we are going to round up here. These amazing eating trends will make you feel comfortable whenever you want to feel at ease fast.

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3 “Lifestyle Triggers” That Empty the Body of Anxiety-Causing Hormones

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Two Buckets - 3 Lifestyle TriggersAnxiety is a big problem for a lot of people. It feels like it becomes a part of who you are. Making all things, big and small, you used to enjoy a struggle.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

It’s my job to help people solve this problem. I have seen people transform from being crippled by anxiety and fear, to a point where they get that feeling of serenity back in their lives. The heavy weight of anxiety gets lighter.

There’s no better feeling… I love my job.

But, it’s time to branch out and share my techniques with a much larger group of people. You guys.

Ok, lets get to it.

I’m going to share with you the 3 “Lifestyle Triggers” I have used to help hundreds of people with anxiety. The beauty of these particular lifestyle triggers is their simplicity. No side effects. Not emotionally draining. This makes it so easy to stay committed and constant towards them.

So you probably have one big question right now…

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5 Ways Alcohol Worsens Anxiety

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Portrait of a lonely and desperate drunk womanTo the person with an anxiety disorder, daily life is a minefield of things that can make you feel worse.

The stress of getting through another day of pain without a major mishap makes you a nervous wreck and vulnerable to the worst that anxiety can bring you.

One of the most common “remedies” for anxiety is alcohol. While it may seem to help in the short run, alcohol will actually make things worse.

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How Anxiety and Addiction Are Connected (And What You Can Do About It)

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addiction and anxietyDid you know that there’s a significant relationship between anxiety and addiction … and that understanding that connection can help to facilitate healing?

In this post, we’ll explore the correlative connection between the mental health condition of anxiety and the behaviors associated with substance abuse.

First, let’s talk about the nature of anxiety and how it manifests. Anxiety is defined as “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome”. Common physical symptoms include excessive sweating and a racing heartbeat.

Though we all feel this way sometimes, anxiety moves into the realm of disorder when it interferes with everyday functioning. For example, anxiety may stop someone from leaving their house or getting into their car.

In psychiatric terms, Anxiety Disorder is “a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks”.

In Anxiety Disorder, you experience both internal apprehension and visible, external distress. You feel intense inner discomfort and may have troubling physical symptoms such as hives and hyperventilation.
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Panic Disorder: Coping through Knowledge

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Depressed eyesIn Mark Vonnegut’s “The Eden Express,” his memoir on his schizophrenia, he wrote that knowing he was crazy didn’t stop the crazy stuff from happening. But sometimes, with some disorders, that might be a big help.

I was driving with my then fiancee, later wife, one gray winter Saturday afternoon. We had been shopping and were planning to see a movie when I pulled into the parking lot of a local multiplex cinema.

Suddenly she was overcome by something she couldn’t quite express. She was anxious, trembling, and said she felt a certainty that she was going to die. I managed to calm her down, and took her home.
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