Science-Backed Natural Choices for Anxiety

By Eric Spinner, CNC


More than 14 million Americans suffer with anxiety disorder and panic attacks. Anxiety is an emotional state that can range from mild unease to intense fear. It can result from either physical or psychological factors.

An anxiety attack is not as intense as a panic attack. During an anxiety attack, a person usually experiences fear, and may have the feeling of impending danger or that something bad is going to happen to them or someone they love.

The most common symptoms of anxiety are heart palpitations, stabbing pains, and tightness in the chest, sometimes making it difficult to breathe. Muscle tension in the neck and back often leads to headaches, backaches and muscle spasms. Other symptoms can include sweating, dry-mouth, dizziness, digestive disturbances, and the need to urinate frequently.

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