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Best Ways To Manage Anxiety And Stress


Exercise

Exercise is one of the most important things you can do to combat stress. It might seem contradictory, but putting physical stress on your body through exercise can relieve mental stress.

The benefits are strongest when you exercise regularly. People who exercise regularly are less likely to experience anxiety than those who don't exercise.

Consider supplements

Several supplements promote stress and anxiety reduction. These include:

Lemon balm: Lemon balm is a member of the mint family that has been studied for it's anti anxiety effects.

Omega 3 fatty acids: One study showed that medical students who received omega 3 supplements experienced a 20% reduction in anxiety symptoms.

Ashwagandha: Ashwagandha is an herb used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat stress and anxiety.

Light a candle

Using essential oils or burning a scented candle may help reduce your feeling of stress and anxiety. Some scents are extremely soothing. Here are some of the most calming scents: lavender and rose

Using scents to treat your mood is called aromatherapy. Several studies show that aromatherapy can decrease anxiety and improve sleep.

Reduce caffeine intake

Caffeine is a stimulant found in coffee,tea, chocolate and energy drinks. High doses can increase anxiety. People have different thresholds for how much caffeine they can tolerate. If you notice caffeine makes you anxious cut it off.in general, five or fewer cups per day is considered a moderate amount.

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