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Understanding how Anxiety is caused within the body

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Understanding Anxiety

Constant and severe anxiety results in the release of large amounts of hormones, e.g., cortisol and adrenaline, in the body. Initially, this may assist the person to manage the stressful situation. However, long-term anxiety and exposure to these hormones can negatively affect the body. Adrenaline can increase the heart rate and blood pressure. Cortisol can cause weight gain. Other symptoms include: a weakened immune system increasing the risk of infections, insomnia, headaches, depression, etc.

S0, what exactly causes Anxiety?

Many of us worry from time to time. We fret over finances, feel anxious about job interviews, or get nervous about social gatherings. These feelings can be normal or even helpful. They may give us a boost of energy or help us focus. But for people with anxiety disorders, they can be overwhelming.

People with these disorders have feelings of fear and uncertainty that interfere with everyday activities and last for 6 months or more. Anxiety disorders can also raise your risk for other medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes, substance abuse, and depression.

Which products should I be using for my Anxiety?

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Using CBD to treat stress is a safe and effective way of managing anxiety around stressful situations.

Reishi – Reishi contains a compound called triterpene which is a mood boosting compound that may alleviate stress, anxiety and depression.

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Types of Anxiety disorders

  • Generalized anxiety disorder: Excessive worry due to a small or no reason
  • Panic disorder: Intense and sudden fear, accompanied by sweating, chest pain, and heart palpitations.
  • Social anxiety disorder: Worrying about daily social situations, e.g., being judged by others or being embarrassed.
  • Specific phobias: Excessive fear of a particular object or situation, e.g. fear of heights.
  • Agoraphobia: Excessive fear of being in a place seemingly difficult to escape from or receive assistance in emergencies, e.g. being on an airplane.
  • Separation anxiety: Feeling intense anxiety or fear when a person with whom you are close leaves your sight.
  • Selective Mutism: In this type of disorder, children speak normally with family members. However, they do not talk in a public environment, e.g. a school.
  • Medication-induced anxiety: Certain anxiety disorder symptoms caused by using certain medications or illegal drugs, or the withdrawal of certain drugs.
 Tips on how to deal with anxiety and anxiety disorders

Exercising – Getting exercise is important for a human being every single day. Not only does it help them physically, it helps them mentally which is good for reducing a person’s anxiety level. Different kinds of healthy exercises for reducing anxiety include – jogging, riding a bike, and dancing three to five times a week for at least thirty minutes. These exercises have shown that it has helped people to reduce their anxiety levels according to research studies.  And another thing that people can do to reduce their anxiety level while exercising is by getting a friend or partner to help them out.


Learn to manage your triggers – People that have anxiety are triggered by anything that makes them feel stressful. These complications can be work-related situations, drinking caffeine or alcohol, having depression, and trauma. The only way to stop that trigger from happening is to identify that piece which causes the anxiety to occur. This will help them to control their anxiety.


Try out Yoga – Yoga is not only good for your body, it is also good for your mind. It has been a helpful method for people that want to lower their anxiety level and make themselves more calm. There have been numerous of studies in the past that talked about how yoga can reduce a person’s anxiety and stress. The reason why this tip has been successful is not only for the poses that they do, but for the breathing. Because breathing is a good contributor in yoga, people feel more relaxed and less stressed.

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