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Sherloidbaisherloid Thu 20-Aug-20 10:44:24

Since being back at work and kids being back at school I can’t seem to get rid of this horrible anxious/nervous feeling in my stomach. It’s also stopping me sleeping at night. Has anyone tried over the counter anxiety medicines such as calms/rescue remedy? Can anyone recommend any? Many thanks

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MrsWooster Thu 20-Aug-20 10:47:45

Some types of magnesium can be useful. I very gradually stopped ADs after 5 years and felt that I still wasn’t quite Ok so take a regular magnesium supplement that seems to just ‘take the edge off’. I saw the original poster for it in France which talked about ‘magnesium marin’.

Snog Thu 20-Aug-20 10:53:07

Ashwaganda helps some people

lborgia Thu 20-Aug-20 11:56:22

Kava. Very effective, and therefore need to check against any other medicines you are taking.

Magnesium, B12 plus a b complex, needs to be kept in balance with all the Bs!

Just remembered this, used to take it years ago, found it great Quiet Life

Horsemad Thu 20-Aug-20 11:57:31

Magnesium OK tablets are good at balancing the mood.

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