Homeopathy is a non-toxic alternative for the treatment of stress and anxiety, with no side effects.
In our day-to-day life, we feel like we are always in a rush to achieve as much as possible – this causes us to become stressed.
When we are stressed, we put ourselves under excessive pressure to fulfil our commitments.
When our capacity to adapt to the current situation is stretched to the limit, we can become ill.
The body is overloaded and fails to respond adequately.
Stress can lead to anxiety, fatigue, sleep and appetite disorders, and low libido or a feeling of being generally out of shape.
Chronic stress can act as a trigger for asthma, gastric ulcers, high blood pressure and back ache.
Our body’s defences can also be broken down, leaving us susceptible to auto-immune diseases, infections and even cancer.
Homeopathic treatment for anxiety
There are limits to the effect homeopathic treatment has on stress and anxiety, but it is beneficial and can remove the need for anxiolytic medications.
Stress and anxiety often go hand in hand. The effectiveness of the treatment depends on whether the correct base medication has been chosen.
We can choose medicines that are easy to use, such as Gelsenium for anticipatory fears or Ignatia for hyper-excitability, or we can use commercially available products such as L-72 or Sedatif PC.
The advantage of homeopathy is that there is a dialogue with the patient and therefore, this allows us to treat the patient in a holistic way, targeting both physical and psychological symptoms.
Medications for anxiety and stress
The most important thing is to select the appropriate base treatment for the patient.
Different homeopathic remedies are used to treat different functional disorders.
These functional disorders have a direct impact on the nervous equilibrium.
A particular situation or event can have different repercussions on each affected individual.
Homeopathy doesn’t pay attention to the event itself, just the individual’s reaction to the event.
Pulsatilla: if the person feels abandoned.
Lachesis: if the person is affected by jealousy.
Silicea: when a particular situation causes the patient to feel weak.
Staphisagria: when the patient has been hurt or has a grievance.
Natrum muriaticum: when the patient is upset or has been let down by a relationship.
Gelsemium Sempervirens: the patient has an anticipatory fear, for example before an exam or a sports competition.
Arnica Montana and Rhus toxicodendron: when there is physical stress.
Kalium phosphoricum: when there is mental stress.
Nux vomica: Insomnia that is work-related. The patient lies awake thinking about work issues.
Coffea tosta: Improves stress-related insomnia.
Stress increases the consumption of micro-nutrients essential for good health.
In order to treat stress, we need to enhance the diet with additional B-complex vitamins and vitamin C.
It is also a good idea to take a supplement that includes manganese, cobalt and lithium.
There are special plant blends available that have relaxing effects such as Lenicalm, Biomag or Ansiprax – these are very effective.
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