Anxiety is a feeling of uncertainty and fear that a person can feel over a particular situation. It is an uncontrollable feeling that can affect sleep, appetite and ability to concentrate. It can also affect the body’s response like increase in blood pressure and increase in heart beat rate. In some cases, anxiety can give negative thoughts to the patient.
Anxiety must not be left untreated because it can affect mental activities and develop sleep disorders to the patient.
One effective way to treat anxiety is to let the person undergo a Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). It helps the person to forget or steer away their negative thoughts to a rational and positive thought. Another way to treat anxiety is by using Nootropics, also known as a smart drug that can help the brain.
Nootropics can treat anxiety and increase levels of Serotonin. The 5-HTP is also known as Griffonia Seed extract is important for the body’s production of Serotonin and Melatonin. It can help the patient to relax and reduce anxiety levels. It can also give the patient a good sleep; Rhodiola Rosea prevents the breakdown of Serotonin and Dopamine; Bacopa can increase levels of Serotonin and Thianine increases production of Serotonin and Dopamine.
Serotonin is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that can calm the brain of the patient to have a stable mood. It can also control carbohydrate cravings, pain control, sleep cycle and digestion. If a person’s negative thoughts and reactions over a particular situation is continuous, the level of neurotransmitter called Serotonin changes its level in the brain.
Neurotransmitters can affect anxiety. It is a brain chemical that transmits information from our brain to the body. There are two kinds of Neurotransmitters: the Inhibitory and Excitatory neurotransmitter. Aside from Serotonin, Another inhibitory neurotransmitter is Gaba. It is also called “nature’s Valium like substance” because it can balance excitatory neurotransmitter from firing too often in the brain. Gaba Deficiency can cause anxiety disorders. Dopamine is also a Neurotransmitter (special Neurotransmitter) because it can be both inhibitory and excitatory. It helps depression and focus.
Aniracetam, a member of the racetam family is also an anti-anxiety supplement. The patient will feel a reduction in their stress level. They will also experience the chance to just simply be still and relax.
Nootropics is not only good in improving cognition, it is also good in providing relaxing and calming effects to the patient.