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ANy hints on coping with severe stress from a health point of view?

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SolidGoldBrass Wed 24-Jun-09 13:48:20

It;s like, constant crushing sensation in the chest, always tired, headachy, can't sleep that well... Is there anything safe over-the-counter to take for this?

Coalman Wed 24-Jun-09 13:53:10

I think that stress and anxiety can deplete your stores of B vitamins. I take a strong VitB50 complex.

I listen to a relaxation thingy on my ipod to get to sleep.

This book is very good.

BCNS Wed 24-Jun-09 13:53:52

Hi sbg.. I'm under huge mahoosive stress at the moment and totally idenify with your post.

here's what I do.. regarding sleep, I have no idea.. my pattern is a nightmare. but I do and try to keep regular times.. not that it helps much.. I tried those kalms things.. they didn't work that well.

chest sensation? head aches.. I have zone out time, run (weirdly it helps).

oh and I eat loads of bananas.

st john wort maybe?

poshwellies Wed 24-Jun-09 14:27:49

Agree with taking Vitamin B's (nervous system is greatly effected by this)

Sounds like this.

Nytol is good for a short term sleep aid.

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