In a meta analysis of 16 studies, JAMA, The Journal of American Medical Association, concluded that people with clinically diagnosed anxiety disorders who took large doses of the supplement up to 2000 milligrams per day benefited most from Omega 3 supplementation. Overall, Omega 3 supplements were associated with significant relief from anxiety symptoms. The senior author, Dr. Yutaka Matsuoka, Chief of Health Care Research at the National Cancer Center in Japan, suggested eating fatty fish that has EPA and DHA; his recommendations include mackerel, sardines, tuna and salmon. In any case, he said, Omega 3 is not a first line treatment for anxiety, or a substitute for other evidence-based therapies.
Anxiety / Stress
Enzyme therapy reduces stress on the gastrointestinal mucosa. Systemic enzymes operate at various PH levels as they detoxify the body. That said, to be maximally effective systemic enzymes should be taken on an empty stomach. This way they are less exposed to the stomach’s hydrochloric acid on their way to the intestinal tract. Click here to read more