Monday, 23 January 2017

How Homeopathy Helps you Manage Stress

Stress has become a ubiquitous part of the 21st century lifestyle. It is certainly normal, and even necessary in certain situations for you to be stressed-out; however, if you are overwhelmingly stressed, you are very likely to suffer diverse adverse effects on your physical and psychological health.

Some of these symptoms include difficulty in sleeping, gastrointestinal disturbances, body ache, irritability, social withdrawal, loneliness, unexplained sadness, and forgetfulness. Stress, if not managed properly, can be very dangerous, leading to your undoing.

How homeopathy helps you manage stress

Unlike conventional prescriptions such as sedatives, homeopathic remedies do not suppress but work to stimulate the natural repair system of your body; the focus is on fixing the root of the issue. It is certainly not magic, but it does offer results that are close to miraculous. This is because a person’s innate ability to cope is strengthened. The distressing symptoms of stress are minimized, while resilience is built. Regardless to say, the results are usually permanent.

Homeopathy recognizes that the causes for stress are diverse and vary from one individual to another, because no two people are the same. Likewise, its remedies are prescribed according to requirements of the unique physical and psychological constitution of the individual being treated. However, here are some of the remedies commonly prescribed for anger, grief, Type A personality, and burnout from overwork: 

1) Anger: Nux Vomica and Staphysgaria
2) Grief: Natrum Mur and Ignatia
3) Type A personality: Tarentula and Argentum Nitricum
4) Burnout: Kali phos

It is always best to seek out a much experienced and reputed homeopath, who can recommend a suitable remedy; you can rest assured that it is based on both the visible symptoms, as well as the invisible psychological and physiological profile of the individual being treated.

Other natural remedies to control stress

While stress has become a difficult condition to escape, here are some simple habits that anyone can follow to enhance happiness and contentment in life.

  1. Healthy lifestyle: This includes a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, plenty of water, regular exercise, and adequate sleep. Junk food may give temporary relief from your strains; but the downside is that it can actually cause great harm in the longer run. Exercise boosts endorphins and increases resilience. Adequate sleep routine is another important factor that can ensure top-notch overall health.
  2. Reduce caffeine and sugar: Both caffeine and sugar trigger a burst of energy. However, regular consumption of either increases dependence and lowers natural levels of energy.
  3. Avoid alcohol, drugs and smoking: Alcohol, drugs, and smoking may appear to soothe a person, but they actually make it difficult for a person to draw upon natural energy reserves of the body.
  4. Take time out to relax: Whether you enjoy yoga, meditation, long walks, or reading, it is very important for you to take time out to relax and get rejuvenated.

One of the health facts today is that it is impossible to banish stress from your life. However, it is indeed possible for you to manage this condition with the suggestions given above.