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
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
- 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/