SRS Natural anxiety reducing herbs?

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  1. Killuminati

    Killuminati New Member

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    Is there anything I can take natural to calm my nerves and to reduce my anxiety? Does Kava Kava work for any of you guys?
     
  2. Peyomp

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    Kava Kava has some nasty side effects. Like cancer, I think.

    If you need herbs to control your anxiety... then its time to see a doctor.
     
  3. bandwagon

    bandwagon Copy/Paste

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    You want to lower cortisol levels. Cut caffeine and take a cortisol blocker. Oh and do an intense lifting program.
     
  4. Diesel Fumes

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    Basil works for me
     
  5. infinite loop

    infinite loop Statistically speaking, the Yankees do indeed suck

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    my therapist suggested valerian along with proper diet and exercise.

    it didn't do anything for me, hopefully you'll have better luck.
     
  6. kakariko

    kakariko Purple Member OT Supporter

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    valerian root seems to relax me slightly
    if you are having severe problems, consider seeing a doctor for proper mediciation (ie: SSRIs longterm, benzodiazepine shortterm)
     
  7. Killuminati

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    So does this mean I've been thinking for a while that I have a beer belly but it was really caused by anxiety? :x: So I can drink more beer!? Does blockign cortisol really lower belly fat? I thought you couldn't spot reduce fat? I have been seeing commercials on tv for cortislim.
     
  8. Budha

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    You want some herbs? Try some ganja, that will really chill you out. :)
     
  9. Killuminati

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    I'm an everyday pot toker. That could be part of my problem. :wavey:
     
  10. Peyomp

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    Geeee... ya THINK? Yeah, just what you need. More chemicals in the mix.

    Ugh.
     
  11. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    St. Johns Wart works really good.
     
  12. Peyomp

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    Redirect to Road to Recovery.
     
  13. Killuminati

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    Nah I don't need help to stop smoking. I can stop at anytime I have to stop for a few years anyway starting in December because I'm gonna be on probation for a couple of years.
     
  14. Diesel Fumes

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    It relaxes me, but only when im alone. If I smoke pot and then go out in public or with friends, I usually freak out.
     
  15. Peyomp

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    Does it occur to you that maybe your daily marijuana abuse is connected to your anxiety in some way?
     
  16. bandwagon

    bandwagon Copy/Paste

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    QFT
     
  17. Killuminati

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    Yeah, it could have a little to do with it but I always had anxiety even before smoking. I have to quit soon anyway, maybe I can "clear my head" get the thc out of my system. I think I've been stressed out about my upcoming trial and that's why I been smoking so much. About 3 blunts a day.
     
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    I smoke pot every day and I have anxiety...trust man, it is NOT a good combination.
     

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