In Australia, around 3.2 million people have anxiety-related conditions. One in three women and one in five men will experience anxiety at some stage in their life.
Anxiety is intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about situations. Acute anxiety may be adaptive and typically do not cause any health issues. But chronic anxiety disorders may affect your overall health and disrupts nearly every system in your body. There are many forms of anxiety disorders but all affect day to day life to some extent. The triggers for chronic anxiety are multi-factorial, encompassing genetic predisposition, financial problems, work stress, exams, traumatic life events, family or relationship issues and physical diseases.
How Do You Know If You Have Anxiety?
Anxiety condition may be different in different individual; there are some common signals to look out for:
- Find it hard to stop worrying
- Feel agitated
- Feel restless and on edge
- Worry about the worst-case scenario
- Tense muscles
- Panic attacks
- Have irrational fears
- Have trouble falling or staying asleep
- Struggle to relax
If you are experiencing anxiety speak with your GP or health professional. You can also contact beyondblue’s support service line on 1300 22 46 36 or visit beyondblue.com.au.
Why choose homeopathy?
Homeopathy can support your general health and well being if you are suffering from mild anxiety. Homeopathy is a system where emotional and mental symptoms are most important than disease symptoms in remedy selection. Whether it is a problem with digestion or rheumatic complaint, emotional symptoms mark higher in remedy selection. There are a big group of remedies in homeopathic materia medica for anxiety issues which have been used traditionally for many years. Homeopathic medicines may support anxiety treatments, both acutely and in the regulation of anxiety long term.
A homeopath will usually conduct a thorough interview to fully assess the person’s symptoms. This is because
- A homeopath doesn’t just treat the symptoms; we have to get to the core of the Issue.
- Homeopathic remedy selection is very complex; we need to match the holistic picture of the individual with the right remedy.
- Homeopathic medicines are selected according to individual peculiarities and how the person reacts and experiences the anxiety.
Homeopathy will consider all symptoms in mind, body and spiritual level.
- Physical Symptoms
- Emotional Symptoms
- Behavioural Changes
- Family history
- Hormone imbalances
Everyone is different and anxiety symptoms may vary from person to person. A correct match of the remedy may help you to heal deeply and bring the calmness of mind.
Here are some of the studies which show how homeopathic remedies are effective in helping anxiety.
Based on this retrospective review it was demonstrated that the homeopathic remedies applied can be effective in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder