Three Things You Can Do For Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety

In this podcast, I chat with Michael Diettrich-Chastain about three things you can do for anxiety.

We discussed the importance of having a daily routine that you sustain for a long time in order to get the best results.  The following can be extremely helpful for anxiety that you can implement into your daily routine:

  • Meditation
  • Journaling
  • Some type of movement such as exercise or just a walk in nature
  • Spending more time with people and removing yourself from isolation
  • Taking a break from technology and social media

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How to Beat Depression Naturally

Depression and Anxiety

In order to understand how to beat depression naturally, we must understand what causes depression.

Inflammation and depression

For many years there has been a generally accepted cause of depression with the treatment revolving around neurotransmitter manipulation through antidepressant medications.  It has become quite clear however that inflammation is at the core of depression, anxiety, insomnia  and other mood disorders in many people. And, you can beat depression naturally!

Antidepressants have helped many people and are definitely required for certain individuals in order to function. These medications manipulate neurotransmitter levels but they also have anti-inflammatory properties which can additionally explain why they help people.

Studies are showing that patients with increased levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor alpha suffer from depression and other mood disorders. Read more