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Depression, anxiety, loneliness, stress, moodiness. The mental health effects of the Coronavirus pandemic and the state of the world in general is having a huge impact on the overall health of people everywhere. Many well-known celebrities have openly talked about struggling with depression or other mental health issues, from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to Katy Perry. In her tell-all book Good Housekeeping Gwyneth Paltrow talks about her depression following the death of her father. “I felt like a zombie,” she describes, “I couldn’t access my heart. I couldn’t access my emotions. I couldn’t connect.”
Men, women, and children are all reacting to the current state of affairs and the impact of the change in lifestyle necessitated by the virus is being felt across the board. In fact, a recent Census Bureau survey found that one in three Americans are reporting symptoms of depression or anxiety, more than three times the rate from a similar survey conducted in the first half of 2019.
Some parents are being asked to forfeit their careers in order to stay home and teach their children as schools remain closed. Some business owners have had to close up shop as protests congregated nearby. Many adults are still unable to safely go to their gym to work out daily stress as they would have in their pre-pandemic healthy routine. Even children are feeling the change, unable to see friends and socialize with the same freedoms as before.
One way that people may choose to cope with stress is by turning to alcohol. Problems arise, however, when stress is ongoing and people continue to try and deal with its effects by drinking alcohol. Instead of “calming your nerves,” long-term, heavy drinking can actually work against you, leading to a host of medical and psychological problems and increasing the risk for alcohol dependence. The same issues of dependency arise around taking sleeping pills and anti-depressants.
If you’re looking for healthy alternatives to help cope with stress, anxiety, depression, and more, the Natural Healing Center can help with natural remedies.
Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to life experiences that everyone experiences from time-to-time. Your central nervous system is in charge of your “fight or flight” response. In your brain, the hypothalamus gets the ball rolling, telling your adrenal glands to release the stress hormones adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones rev up your heartbeat and send blood rushing to the areas that need it most in an emergency, such as your muscles, heart, and other important organs. When the perceived fear is gone, the hypothalamus should tell all systems to go back to normal. Yet if your stress response doesn’t stop firing, and these stress levels stay elevated far longer than is necessary for survival, that is known as chronic stress. Chronic stress can cause a variety of symptoms and affect your overall well-being. Symptoms of chronic stress include: irritability, anxiety, depression, headaches, and insomnia.
At the Natural Healing Center, our goal is to help you feel better naturally. We use proven holistic testing and treatments to help you heal from the inside, out. While we offer personalized treatments and services to our clients, there are vitamins and minerals that can help many of us deal with the on-going stresses of these unprecedented times. Natural remedies for depressions (Vitamins for depression) can be a fantastic and natural method of supporting emotional balance.
Min-Chex is a combination of minerals and synergistic factors designed to support the nervous system’s health. It is a moderate calmative that helps maintain emotional balance and helps ease the effects of temporary stress. A diet lacking sufficient vitamins and other important nutrients can affect mental as well as physical well-being. The B-complex vitamins found in Min-Chex promote cerebral circulation and help maintain normal chemical levels in the brain. This can help moderate your body’s reaction to life’s ups and downs. Consider Min-Chex if you feel upset, angry or just “run hard” day to day.
Min-Tran is a vegan product that contains mineral complexes to support emotional balance. It supports a healthy nervous system and is a mild calmative. It’s specially geared towards easing the effects of temporary stress. It supports the actions of neurotransmitters that regulate mood in addition to being an excellent source of iodine. Consider Min-Tran if you feel weepy, sad, are grieving, or can’t stop crying.
Valerian Complex contains Valerian, Passion Flower and Spiny Jujube that can help the body relieve mild nervous tension, obtain relief from occasional sleeplessness, promote relaxation, and ease the effects of stress. Stress and sleep are closely linked. Stress can adversely affect sleep quality and duration, while insufficient sleep can increase stress levels. Both stress and a lack of sleep can lead to lasting physical and mental health problems. Valerian promotes relaxation by supporting nervous system health. Passionflower and Spiny Jujube have also been shown to promote relaxation.
If you are experiencing increased stress these days, you are not alone. Fear and anxiety can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions and physical reactions. Coping with stress in a healthy way will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger.
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