While the birth of a baby is usually a joyful and positive experience for most women, there are very powerful social expectations that after the birth of your baby you should feel nothing else but joy, happiness and delight. Therefore it can be a shock to find yourself also experiencing moments of sadness, anxiety and […]
Tag: cognitive health
This month, we’ve been looking at anxiety, its symptoms and remedies. Inflammatory conditions are indicated in chronic anxiety and mood disorders and the Other Option’s OMEGA-UP™ can offer natural support for anxiety symptoms because it addresses inflammatory states.EPA (a 20-carbon essential fatty acid building block) helps the body synthesize eicosanoid hormones which help to reduce […]
Apart from taking a good Omega EPA supplement with a ratio of EPA:DHA of at least 6:1 (Omega-UP is 7:1) there are some other steps you can take to help you manage anxiety symptoms. What most people don’t know about anxiety is that it requires daily maintenance. Everyone copes differently. It’s about finding what works […]
What is Anxiety?
It’s normal to feel a bit anxious at times – before starting a new job, writing an exam, speaking in front of a group of people. But if you suffer from anxiety or its close cousin panic disorder, it can feel overwhelming, as if you are suffocating or drowning. Your heart may race, your skin […]
Light up your brain with OMEGA-3!
It’s now well established that depression is linked to inflammatory conditions and taking high doses (up to 2 500mg daily) of Omega 3 fish oil as a supplement (especially in a EPA: DHA ratio of 6:1 or more – see a previous blog about this) is an excellent way to reduce inflammation and therefore help with […]