There are many different homeopathic remedies for anxiety that you can try, to heal your mind as well as your body. The first thing to do before you begin is to figure out what type of anxiety you have. This article will discuss some of the most common types and offer some natural treatments for each. Educating yourself about the different types of anxiety as well as the treatments for them is a great place to begin, consulting a doctor or homeopath is also recommended before you begin any treatments.
Firstly, let’s discuss what homeopathy actually is so you have a clear understanding of the treatments discussed below. Homeopathy is a particular system of medicine that treats a person with highly diluted substances, typically in tablet form, it is believed this will trigger the body’s natural healing system. Based on symptoms, a homeopath will choose the appropriate medicine for that patient. The dosages are prepared by pharmacies that specialize in homeopathy and vary in potency which allows for specific treatment plans for each individual.
The first step of treating anxiety with homeopathic remedies is to determine which type of anxiety you are suffering from. Four types and their homeopathic remedies are outlined below.
1. Event Related Anxiety: This type of anxiety has to do with worrying or stressing about a future event, such as public speaking or taking a test, or perhaps even going on a date. To help cure this naturally one can take Argentum Nitricum, particularly if your symptoms are accompanied by diarrhea and/or dizziness. Gelsemium is a good choice for symptoms that are joined with chills, headaches or perspiration.
2. Social Anxiety: Feeling anxious in social situations can have a very negative effect on someone’s life, you might suffer from shyness, low self-esteem, claustrophobia or even migraines. To deal with this type using homeopathic remedies you can try Natrum Muriaticum and Silicea.
3. Health Related Anxiety: This can mean that you experience your symptoms when you are concerned about your health or safety and sometimes these symptoms can lead to others like digestive issues or even asthma attacks. To resolve this issue take Arsenicum Album.
4. Grief Anxiety: Sometimes people experience symptoms in times of grieving or with emotional mood swings. If you’ve experienced a loss, disappointment or feel lonely your anxious feelings can manifest and sometimes be accompanied with abdominal cramps, back pain, and/or headaches. Ignatia Amara is a homeopathic remedy that can help with this type of anxiety.
The above four examples are some types of anxiety that people suffer from, it is possible to experience symptoms from more than one, however there are homeopathic remedies for anxiety available to you that you can use to try to cure your symptoms. Choosing a natural method and avoiding prescription medication that could have side effects is the preferred first choice when diagnosing and treating anxiety symptoms.