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  • Writer's pictureKerri Bailey, BS CH

Anguishing Anxiety

Anxiety is a common condition that many people experience chronic sensations of fear, nervousness or panic. Normal, appropriate levels of fear or uneasiness are natural and needed to help keep us alert to danger, unlike Anxiety which can become a “habitual response” feeding itself. Over time, when symptoms become excessive or at high levels for long periods of time, this often leads to many health problems such as Diabetes, Chronic Fatigue, High Blood Pressure and Lowered Immunity (which can lead to other health problems). Anxiety is also linked to Sleep Disorders, Mood Swings and Forgetfulness.

Why do so many of us have some various degree of nervousness or anxiety in our lives? For various reasons- psychological, nutritional and emotional reasons unique to the individual, and of course- stress! Dealing with Anxiety in an Integrative manner starts with first-Identify Why, then try to Balance those levels by:

  • Reduce levels of daily stress- practice regular, daily habi