Everyone knows anxiety is a reaction to stress, but did you know that anxiety often results from invisible biochemical stress within the body? Anxiety is caused by more than just mental and emotional stress, and people often chase their tails trying to fix anxiety problems with therapy and relaxation techniques when the real problem is biochemical.
In other words, stressed biology causes stressed psychology (and vice versa).
Any type of bodily (non-psychological) stress, no matter how invisible, can cause anxiety. This is especially true for people prone to frequent or constant anxiety, even if you know the triggering psychosocial traumas.
But there is hope, and we can help guide you.
If your anxiety is mediated by biochemical stressors, you need to get to the root cause and fix it. Lab testing will reveal the root cause.
The root cause of anxiety can be any combination of the following:
- Food sensitivities
- Hormone imbalances (including thyroid and progesterone)
- Nutrient depletion (such as zinc or magnesium)
- Toxins (such as organophosphates)
- Gut flora imbalances
- Candida overgrowth
- Genetics (such as FADS and other antioxidant-related genes)
All of the above factors, and more, can be tested for with easy-to-do lab testing.