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Natural Remedies for Stress

Here are some natural remedies to reduce stress in your life.
Paisley Hansen Aug 31, 2019

Don't Stress

Anxiety is a major problem. It clouds thoughts, makes situations seem impossible, creates unnecessary worry. But another problem with stress is its effect on your body. Stress can degrade your personal hygiene. Certain remedies can help, but the true resolution is natural stress reduction.

Trust Your Instincts

When you start thinking about things in your life that seemingly cannot be resolved, your natural response is anxiety. The effect on the body can vary from minimal to severe.
When anxiety is chronic, it is often categorized as these categories: socialized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, phobia, hypochondriasis, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Trust your instincts and know what affects you the most. Is it fear, then what exactly are you afraid of. While it's easy to say, "Don't worry" ...this often does little or no good.


Physical effects of stress are: headaches, restlessness, rapid heart rate, sweating, shaking, and, in severe cases, panic attacks. If symptoms last long, you may want to consult your physician about medications designed to help reduce your stress before it becomes severe.

Cosmetic Effects

Stress and hair loss have been found to be connected. The more stress, the more you suffer from three types of hair loss: telogen effluvium, trichotillomania, and alopecia areata. All three cause serious hair loss, and are related to increased stress.
That's one reason why it's so important to take care of your body to reduce the effects of stress. Nutrafol for Men can help keep hair healthy, for example.
Beyond the risk of hair loss, stress causes damage to fingernails, teeth (from clenching), atrophy of muscles, and stomach issues. Acne, as well, has been linked to high levels of stress.

Natural Solutions For Stress

Meditation and mindfulness are two optimal natural remedies for stress. Included is, diet and regular exercise. Meditation calms the mind and removes rumination, or constant reflection upon past mistakes. Mindfulness makes you aware of surroundings' immediate presence, releasing anxiety over things that are out of control.
A caffeine free diet can help reduce stress. Caffeine raises heart rate and blood pressure putting stress on the body. If you are feeling stressed, your mind will respond and place you in the path of greater stress.
Exercise helps in stress reduction by releasing endorphins in the brain that reduce your fight or flight response. Exercise has multiple benefits such as reduction of depression, reduction in hypertension and regulation of blood sugar.

A Healthy Body, A Healthy Mind

The body condition directly affects your mind. Stress and anxiety lead you not to care about hygiene. You may not shower often, choose not to brush your teeth because you do not care. Anxiety consumes your daily routine. It keeps you up late night and you're flooded with fatigue in the day.
Once you take necessary steps to reduce stress, you will find that your hygiene improves. You start to care more about your body. Anxiety blocks that attention because you spend too much time focusing on things that have not happened, or are out of your direct control.


Stress and anxiety have devastating effects on the body. Practicing mindfulness, maintaining a proper diet and regular exercise can help you reduce stress in life. The choice is yours. Only you can take the step towards a stress-free life.