Natural Treatment for Agoraphobia

Abstract

This article mainly focuses on Agoraphobia. The article includes symptoms, causes, natural tips, herbal remedies, diagnosis, treatment, and complications for Agoraphobia. Agoraphobia is rare but it is a very serious problem. It generates the fear in people to not go in crowded areas and public places. One thing should kept in mind that Agoraphobia is treatable. If someone has anxiety attacks or panic attacks in public areas or crowded areas then do not wait for it to worsen and immediately consult a doctor. Patient will feel relaxed with medication and therapies. It will manage your fear and attacks. Therapies generate a feeling of quality in life. Planet Ayurveda offers some herbal remedies that are listed below for reducing the effect of Agoraphobia.

“It is not stress that kills us,

It is our reaction to it”.Agoraphobia

Introduction

Agoraphobia means the market place fear. It is not surprising that nowadays everyone avoids going to public areas. According to the preferences, everyone has the right to live. But if you are afraid of going to the outside world or in between the people, then you might be suffering from Agoraphobia. This makes you think that now you are stuck and no one can save you. It limits the lives of people forcing them to avoid people or public places. It is a stressful condition that begins usually when people lose their relationships, jobs, etc. They feel emotional pain all the time and limit their contact with other people. It is very rare but children can also be attacked by this situation. Many times the continuous fight between their parents or the bad environment of their houses is also responsible for this.

People with the fear of Agoraphobia may worry when they are alone outside from home, in public transports, closed areas, crowded areas, with strangers, etc. This may create the chance of panic attacks, and anxiety attacks. Its various symptoms are increase in the heart rate, sweating, panic attacks, etc. Till now there is no particular cause found by the doctors. If the patient is mentally sick then they are referred to psychiatrist for better treatments. A person who is suffering from Agoraphobia disease considers their homes as the safest place from the outside world.

Symptoms

  1. Chest pain
  2. Sweating
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Nausea
  5. Choking
  6. Shortness of breath
  7. Increasing the heart rate
  8. Trembling
  9. Stomach problem
  10. Flushing and chills

Causes

The situation of Agoraphobia remains unclear but it is believed that the area of the brain that controls our activities plays very important role in the cause of Agoraphobia. There is some contribution of environmental factors in Agoraphobia such as problems related to family, physical attacks, etc. Doctors are not sure about the cause of Agoraphobia. According to research, genetic factors might also be responsible for Agoraphobia. It is rare and one percent people are affected by Agoraphobia. Usually, it  women and teenagers are affected more than men and adults. Causes may also include:

  • Depression
  • Phobias like social phobia
  • Heredity
  • A history of sexual abuse

Signs

  • Anxiety attacks
  • Spending time alone
  • Fear to go in crowded areas
  • Fear of others staring
  • Losing sanity
  • Helplessness
  • Short temper
  • Loss of control
  • A feeling that everyone is fake
  • Always irritated
  • Nervousness

Complications

If Agoraphobia is not treated timely, it can affect the quality of life of a person drastically and person may also lose their confidence and self-esteem.

  • Loneliness, and stress increases
  • The activities such as playing, socialism, work, exercise is all outside activities, hence they are also stopped
  • Try drugs to reduce stress and increases their health problems
  • Feel angry and frustrated
  • Generation of negative thoughts
  • Fear and depression arise
  • Blood pressure increases

How Agoraphobia is Diagnosed?

Agoraphobia is diagnosed totally on the basis of its symptoms and signs. When you go to the doctor, he may ask you about your medical history, and symptoms like what is the reason behind it? When it is started? He may also ask you about your family history as well. Sometimes, medical healthcare experts do counseling to people who are suffering from Agoraphobia and it really shows better results.

Family members, friends, and colleagues help by describing the behavior of that person.

Natural Treatment for Agoraphobia

  1. Home remedies
  2. Lifestyle changes

Home Remedies

Diet plays an important role in treating Agoraphobia. It keeps us healthy and fit.

  1. Omega-3 fatty acids: Lack of nutrients affects the brain. Our brain needs a lot of energy and high nutrients which can help to control the body functions. It also helps to reduce stress. Omega-3 fatty acids like flaxseed, fish, walnuts, chia seeds, etc all are helpful in reducing symptoms of anxieties when a person suffers from Agoraphobia.
  2. Probiotics: It calms down our mind and boosts up the immunity of body. Probiotics help in treating anxious feelings. It encourages good bacteria to grow in our bodies. Examples of Probiotics are Yogurt, kimchi, miso, kefir, etc.
  3. Drink water: Drinking fresh water keeps our body hydrated. It kills many germs inside our body, so clean water is very important for drinking. When a person feels anxious then it is suggested to drink lots of water to reduce it.
  4. Antioxidants: Eat food like spinach, potatoes, squash, vitamins, red peppers, carrots, broccoli, sweet potatoes, almonds, avocado, eggs, chicken, etc. as these all help in dealing with the mood swings and anxious moods.
  5. Magnesium: It is one of the calming minerals that are able to relax our body in an unwanted situation. It deals with fear and human mental health.

Lifestyle Changes

It is not necessary that lifestyle changes help in treating Agoraphobia. But these changes help to reduce the anxiety that affects you daily.

  • Exercise daily for the production of new chemicals in the brain that makes you relaxed and happy.
  • Try to avoid caffeine.
  • Avoid the consumption of alcohol.
  • Educate yourself about how to tackle with the panic attacks.
  • Find support.
  • Eat healthy diet.
  • Recruit a professional.
  • Practicing meditation daily to calm your mind.
  • Avoid negative talks.
  • Try to meet unknown people.
  • Breathe slowly.
  • Find out about your condition.
  • Explore new places.
  • Get enough sleep.

Herbal Remedies for Agoraphobia

Planet Ayurveda offers herbal remedies in order to treat Agoraphobia. The products are made with natural herbs. These all herbal medicines are safe and have no side effects.

  1. Arjun tea
  2. Brahmi capsules
  3. Ashwagandha capsules
  4. Stress support capsulesHerbal supplementsBuy

1. Arjun Tea

It is the safest and effective herbal remedy that deals with heart-related disease, hypertension, the high blood pressure, etc. Ingredients include Arjuna, Punarnava, pipal tvak, dalchini, chhoti elaichi. All are used to reduce stress. It can be prepared like normal tea but it is more beneficial than normal tea.

Dosage: Drink it twice a day.

2. Brahmi

It is the herbal supplement used to increase the memory, learning capabilities, and brain functions. It increases the stamina and contraction between the brain neurons that improves our memory.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Ashwagandha Capsules

It is a very beneficial medicine to reduce stress, insomnia, tiredness, depression, blood pressure, nervousness, aging, anxiety, etc. It also shows improvements in memory-related issues, hemoglobin, and blood platelets.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Stress Support Capsules

It is a very wonderful herbal formulation that helps in reducing negative thinking and stress. In diseases like Agoraphobia, this herbal medicine is good and maintains your mental health in a good direction.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Conclusion

The prevention of Agoraphobia is not always possible. But early treatments and therapies help a lot to deal with this disorder. If you suspect Agoraphobia so, don’t feel shy or hesitate to tell others. With the help of other people, you may easily tackle with the situation and prevent it. There is no specific cause for this. According to doctors, Treatments give you relief and improves the quality of life. Try to avoid negative thinking and indulge yourself in various external activities. Children are mostly affected by Agoraphobia. So, it is suggested to all parents and family members that don’t do any serious arguments in-front of your children. It harms their mental health and serves with panic attacks. For this, Planet Ayurveda offers some herbal remedies that are mentioned above. Due to their natural ingredients , medicines reduce stress and anxiety. The products are safe and natural with no side effects.

“The people in your life should be a source of reducing stress,

Not causing it”

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Read More

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