There are a lot of factors that contribute to mental health and supplements are just that – “supplements” to an already healthy lifestyle. There’s no quick fix for mental health issues, but supplements are one of the many tools and tricks that can assist you as you discover and heal the root cause! 🧘♀️ Lets talk about Supplements and Herbs for Anxiety.
Ashwagandha – This herb has been used for centuries to combat anxiety. It is an adaptogen, meaning that it helps the body normalize.
Rhodiola – This is another herb that can be helpful for anxiety because it can balance stress hormones in the brain and can stimulate a happy, calm feeling in the body. Like Ashwagandha, it is an adaptogen.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids – Studies have shown that Omega 3’s can potentially reduce symptoms anxiety and decrease inflammation in the body. 🐟
Magnesium – Helps to calm the nervous system and relax the body’s muscles. 😴Unrelated but relevant: Magnesium has also been shown to reduce premenstrual pain!
🦠 Probiotics – Gut health and mental health have a direct connection. Duke University has (and continues) to study the gut microbiome intensely, and they’ve found many connections between gut health and mental health. Probiotics are jusr one part of a healthy gut, so if you’re interested in learning more about it there are some posts on my website caleeshea.com 👩💻
The first step to feeling better mentally and physically is to address dietary and lifestyle factors! If you have any questions feel free to message me or book a free discovery call! 💌📞
*always check with your doctor before starting new supplements and do your own research as well!
Calee Shea is a Holistic Health Practioner based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is your go-to gal for all things periods, vaginal health, and sex.