Anxiety Tension

What is anxiety’s meaning? 1

Anxiety can range from feelings of nervousness to feelings of dread and panic that leads to rapid breathing & can cause other health problems.  

Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. Sometimes there are moments of anxiety and other times anxiety can last up to a few days, but for some people anxiety may last weeks, months or even years.  This overview of anxiety will focus on occasional anxiety. If you experience anxiety over a long period of time you should contact your healthcare provider.

What can cause anxiety?1

You may feel worried about a problem at work with your boss or have butterflies in your stomach whilst waiting for the results of a medical test.  You could also get nervous when driving home in rush-hour traffic as cars speed by and weave in between lanes.1

You could be nervous to do a presentation in front of a group of people, before writing an exam or when under pressure to meet a work deadline. You could even feel anxiety for days during a really pressurised time at work or perhaps from worrying about family or financial responsibilities.

What are some anxiety symptoms?1

Common symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Nervousness, restlessness, or being tense.
  • Difficulty focusing or thinking clearly about anything other than the thing you are worried
  • Insomnia

The good news is you can make simple lifestyle changes at home to help alleviate your anxiety &
Nativa Complex® Health Mind Range can assist to relieve anxiety symptoms. 1

Try These:

  • Get exercise
  • Avoid alcohol & recreational drugs
  • Try relaxation & stress management techniques such as meditation or yoga
  • Stop smoking & reduce caffeine intake
  • Get enough sleep. Consider using Nativa Complex® Night, a calming herbal mineral blend for relief from sleeping difficulties
  • Consider Nativa Complex® Calm Support to help relieve symptoms of stress, nervous tension, and an anxious mood


1. Cirino E. [Internet]. Everything You Need to Know About Anxiety. Healthline. [Updated 2018 Sept 17; Cited 2023 Nov 21]. Available from: https://www.nativacomplex.co.za/nativa-products/healthy-mind/night/

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