While prescription medications have become a common type of treatment for anxiety disorders, many people are looking for something that will help without the risk of severe side effects, addiction, or withdrawal symptoms.
I am not opposed to the use of prescription medications as anxiety treatments. I do believe that they have their place. But they are only one among many different options that area available to you.
For example, there are many natural anxiety remedies that I can help you to learn and that you can continue to practice on your own.
Herbal Anxiety Remedies
Many herbs have properties that help to soothe and calm and are called nervine herbs. When used properly, these herbal remedies can be an effective complement to a complete anxiety therapy. Examples of these herbs include:
- Chamomile: Most of us are familiar with this herb as it is a common flavorful tea, but it is also calming and is often used to ease tension or promote relaxation before bedtime.
- Passion Flower: This herb is often used to relax sufferers of insomnia and anxiety.
- Valerian Root: This part of the valerian plant is frequently used to promote more restful sleep and to help to relieve the symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Other Natural Anxiety Remedies
Besides herbs, there are many other things you can do to help deal with anxiety including:
Please check my Anxiety main page to see if you are experiencing normal anxiety or may be developing an anxiety disorder.