Stress is perceived differently by everyone and we all have different ways of being able to cope with stressors. Whether it is stress related to study, the work place, family life, or just day to day activities, it is important to realise the condition and seek help. There are many ways to help cope with stress such as counselling, exercise, connecting with friends and family, taking ‘me time’. There are also many natural options to treat stress which include herbal and nutrient based products, our Naturopath Sarah can discuss and advise on the different options available.
Magnesium and B Vitamins are great nutrients to help with stress; our Naturopath Sarah will give advice on specific brands and dosages depending on your circumstances. Not only do B Vitamins help with energy production but they are also helpful in how your body deals with stress. Magnesium is used in hundreds of enzyme transactions in our bodies and it is incredibly helpful in times of stress. Magnesium has a fantastic calming effect on the body, it relaxes your muscles, aids sleep, it is definitely a must have when you’re feeling stressed.
There are many herbs to help with stress, it is very important to speak with a Naturopath when choosing a herbal product so they can recommend something very specific for you. Herbs such as Lavender, Licorice, Passiflower and Withania are just a few which are helpful in relaxing your mind. For more advice on natural treatments for stress come in and see Sarah our Naturopath.
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