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Stress


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Stress may be caused by many different things - change, worry, pressure, bills, holidays, etc. It affects people in different ways. Some people know how to control it, while others are negatively influenced by it.


Notes
  • Make sure you are taking supplements for overall good health. If you are not taking these basic supplements, we recommend Enfuz from Vitabase. When you take a small packet of pills each day, you get all the basic nutrition you need. Each packet contains a multi-vitamin, CoQ10 (for heart health), Omega 3, Vitamin D-3, a probiotic, and a powerful set of antioxidants to help your body fight off disease.
  • Allergic symptoms may be more severe because stress can trigger allergens.
  • Always watch for children dealing with stress, they can act out their feelings in ways adults may not understand. Children do not have the mechanisms to handle stress like adults and should not be underestimated.
  • Dehydroepiandrosterone may help with coping with stress.
  • Have a hair analysis performed to detect metal toxins.
  • Research showed that the most stressful situation is the loss of a spouse.


Advice
  • Aromatherapy can help relieve stress (essential oils) add to bath water or you can add some to a handkerchief and inhale all through the day.
  • Be sure to get the proper amount of sleep each night.
  • Be sure to take a day off and enjoy what makes you happy.
  • Consider talking to someone if you feel you can't handle your stress.
  • Diet should be 50 - 75% raw foods which scavenge and neutralize against dangerous free radicals.
  • Do not take mood-altering drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
  • Exercise Regularly
  • Fast once a month.
  • Find out what is causing the stress in your life. For instance it could be job loss, death, divorce, child leaving home, major injury, marriage, Financial problems, and vacation are to name a few.
  • Find the hassles that stress you out and try to get rid of them. You may need to change some of your routines.
  • Get a hobby take time for yourself.
  • If conditions become chronic contact a doctor.
  • Keep away from caffeine it can cause disruptions in sleeping patterns and cause nervousness.
  • Laugh, never take life too seriously.
  • Make your home a stress free environment by lowering noise level having calm colors through your home and use as much natural lighting as possible.
  • Never hold back feeling learn to let them out.
  • Practice deep-breathing techniques help to ease stress.
  • Relax try meditation or yoga.
  • Stay away from stress foods such as junk foods, fried foods, chocolate, eggs, carbonated drinks, artificial sweeteners, pork, red meats, sugar and white flour products.
  • Take dairy products out of your diet for 3 weeks and bring them back into your diet slowly and keep an eye out on nervous conditions you may have.
  • When talking to your self always make it positive because negative conversations can cause stress.



Helpful nutrients for this condition.

Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Performs as a tranquilizer and is important for proper brain function
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Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Vitamin B are essential for the functioning of the nervous system.
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Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
Importance: Very High
Comments: Vitamin B are essential for the functioning of the nervous system.
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Vitamin B14
Importance: Very High
Comments: Vitamin B are essential for the functioning of the nervous system.
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Vitamin B complex
Importance: Very High
Comments: Oral supplements should be taken wither in addition to the injections or by themselves, if the injections are not available.
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Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5)
Importance: Very High
Comments: The Thymus Gland need an anti-stress vitamin.
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Vitamin C
Importance: Very High
Comments: Important to the adrenal gland function. Stresses depletes the adrenal gland's anti-stress hormones.
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L-Tyrosine
Importance: High
Comments: Essential for reducing stress on the body. A powerful and safe sleeping aid. Also good for depression.
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Calcium
Importance: High
Comments: Disappears when stress is present.
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Magnesium
Importance: High
Comments: Highly stressed individuals commonly have a deficiency and may result in anxiety, fear, and even hallucinations.
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Melatonin
Importance: High
Comments: Natural hormone that stimulates sound sleep.
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Helpful herbs and supplements for this condition.

Ashwagandha
Type: Internal
Purposes: Performs as a nerve tonic and sedative.
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Bilberry
Type: Internal
Purposes: Keeps mutation and premature death of cells throughout the body.
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Ginkgo biloba
Type: Internal
Purposes: Provides correct brain function and circulation.
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Milk thistle
Type: Internal
Purposes: Protects and cleanses the liver.
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Catnip
Type: Internal
Purposes: Reduces stress
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Chamomile
Type: Internal
Purposes: Relaxes the body.
Cautions: Never use chamomile if you have allergic reactions to ragweed and never use for an long term basis.
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Schizandra, rehmannia, Dong Quai
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps the adrenal glands, kidneys, and central nervous system.
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Hops
Type: Internal
Purposes: Relieves restlessness and nervousness
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Kava Kava
Type: Internal
Purposes: Keeps the mind and body relaxed.
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Passionflower
Type: Internal
Purposes: Anti-stress formula.
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Polygala root and sour jujube seed
Type: Internal
Purposes: relaxes and eases your spirit.

St. John's Wort
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps with depression and nerve pain.
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Siberian Ginseng
Type: Internal
Purposes: Allow the body to cope with stress.
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Skullcap
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps with sleep and headaches.
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Valerian Root
Type: Internal
Purposes: Helps from becoming over whelmed.
Dosage: Take at bedtime.
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Wild Oat
Type: Internal
Purposes: Gives balance to the nervous system.