It can be recognized if symptoms like impatience, bad concentration, expecting and constantly thinking about the worst possible outcome of a situation, difficulty of sleeping, anxiety, tension, irritability and preoccupation about some things, or obsession occur. Physical symptoms that may appear in anxiety are: increased feeling of thirst, nervous stomach, bloating and gas, frequent urination, inability reaction to sexual stimulation, chest tightness, palpitations periods, muscle aches, headaches, absence of menstruation in women that can be very painful.
After the doctor is established the correct diagnosis and prescribed therapy, some natural remedies that are researched and approved can be accessed to the treatment of anxiety.
Valerian is best known as the drug for the sleep disorder and is used to treat mild symptoms of anxiety. Due to the small number of tests done, this plant is not sufficiently supported by official institutions. Valerian takes an hour before bedtime. After its intake it is not recommended to control vehicles and machinery. Also, it shouldn’t be used for more than three months continuously. Side effects that may arise from its use are digestive problems, headaches, dizziness and palpitations. Valerian should not be used before or after surgery and in combination with tranquilizers and alcohol. It can be used in the form of tea, but since many people are sensitive to its smell, they generally prefer the capsules. Before its application, be sure to consult a doctor.
For the removal of tension in the muscles and release stress, techniques of mind and body (yoga, fitness, breathing exercises, meditation) have major role.
Gamma-aminobutyric acid plays a significant role in the impact of anxiety because there are drugs that target GABA receptors in the brain. However, the potential range of GABA supplements in the brain is still unknown.