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... St. John's Wort it had the reverse effect on me,it speeded me up and the anxiety got worse. Valerian did nothing for me. ... (5 replies)
... I havent had panic attacks in months, but sometimes I take my KAVA KAVA to relax, and this time it caused me to have panic attack, that lasted for 10 minutes. ... (5 replies)
... I have taken Kava kava, it's quite effective almost straight away. It doesn't sedate you, only relaxes. It's a muscle and nervous system relaxant. ... (7 replies)

... I have tried it, and it does help. I loved Kava Kava, and it worked really well, but there have been reports of potential liver damage, so I quit taking it. ... (7 replies)
... I have tried valerian with no success, motherwort with no success and I was fully prepared to not feel a thing with the kava kava. I am pretty shocked. I have also gotten great sleep at night. ... (5 replies)
Kava Kava
May 29, 2005
... Valerian root makes me vomit. A friend of mine had the same reaction. If Kava Kava works as well as Xanax I may try it then. I need to get off this Xanax. ... (7 replies)
... Tryptophan, Kava Kava, Valerian, Inositol, all are good choices! ... (1 replies)
Herbal Tea?????
Feb 25, 2007
... If you want some herbs to ask your doctor about try: Kava Kava Valerian both work well for anxiety. Definitely speak with your doctor, but I don't see any of these reacting with the meds you are on although they will be much less effective than the meds you are taking. In tea form though they add a little relaxation that will help you sleep and wake up in the morning.... (5 replies)
The best SSRI?
Jan 2, 2007
... Well, they all work in a similar fashion, but they are all pretty different and come with their own list of side effects. This is why it can be very difficult to actually come up with a med that works for you in a short period of time. It may take months of trial and error or even years before you find one that works because SSRI's take at least 4 weeks to demonstrate their... (4 replies)
... Here are some things to try before taking meds: CBT or meditation Relaxation techniques and breathing exercises Regular exercise Don't smoke Don't drink alcohol Quit caffeine and any other drug Eat well Talk therapy is also helpful, but you have to find a therapist who is good and sometimes that can be a challenge. (5 replies)
... GAD can get really bad, but if all of your symptoms are neck related then I would guess you are not in that "bad" category. Here are a few things to try before considering drugs: Meditation (Mindfulness) or simple relaxation techniques don't drink don't smoke don't do any drugs eat well exercise regularly If that doesn't help then consider herbal remedies first (2 replies)
I'm new!
Dec 18, 2006
... Hey. Just wanted to welcome you aboard. You sound like you are having typical panic symptoms. I would suggest you talk to a psychiatrist and possibly consider meds, but first try the following: Don't smoke Don't drink alcohol Don't do any drugs Eat well and exercise Herbal remedies: Kava Kava Valerian (1 replies)
... Damn! I wrote a huge response and lost it. Anyway, synopsis. Kava Kava, Valerian, and Melatonin for the lack of sleep. If you take these from a reputable herb vendor then you will find that the anxiety will decrease and you will get some sleep. I have the same issues you listed above. It is called Pure OCD. You just obsess and don't have compulsions. Very common... (3 replies)
... How about Valerian? I have a few drops of that each night and swear by it. Also another nice thing is Damiana, it is good for relaxing and makes you feel euphoric, it is also well known as an aphrodisiac. Have fun! (2 replies)
... Kava and Valerian are great herbs for general anxiety but there can be specific circumstances where either one may not help and even magnify the feeling. ... (5 replies)
... Over the past few years, I've used Valerian, Kava, Passion Flower, and Scullcap to treat my anxiety. In my opinion, Valerian is probably the best for reducing anxiety in general but it also would often cause drowsiness and made me feel more sedated than I wanted to be. ... (10 replies)
... For anxiety though Kava Kava and Valerian are the best. Just make sure you find a reputable herbalist to purchase from. ... (15 replies)
Can anyone relate
Jan 10, 2007
... Kava Kava helped a lot with mild anxiety, but didn't stop major panic attacks. ... (5 replies)
... I've tried Valerian and Kava for anxiety and Melatonin and Chamomile to help with sleep. I didn't like made me feel tired, but a little edgy. Valerian was okay, and the others are as well. I took Melatonin for several months and I believe it did help me sleep. ... (5 replies)
Jan 15, 2003
... Valerian Root and Passion Flower tea are good relaxants... also try KAVA KAVA, remember in RARE case, and I mean VERY RARE cases, KAVA could cause liver failure if you have liver problems. ... (3 replies)

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