Stress Medications

B Complex Stress Vitamin

Factors such as economic or political uncertainties, a decreasing quality of life, unemployment and fear of old age or abandonment has led to a general increase in persons who report stress, anxiety and depression. Other contributing factors include insufficient regular leisure or physical activity, poor diet, an inadequate family structure and lack of a support network resulting in stress ball.

These personal, social, economical and dietary factors interact with biological factors to make stress a leading cause of ailments, be it job stress or emotional stress. In the past few decades, a large body of research has confirmed a connection between stress and disease and between stress management and a reduced risk of, or reduced morbidity and mortality from certain diseases. For further details on the b complex stress vitamin, read Your DIET May Cause You STRESS!

Historically the B-vitamins were discovered from what was originally known as vitamin B and hence they were grouped together as B-complex. The B-vitamins help to maintain the health of the nerves, skin, eyes, hair, liver and mouth as well as healthy muscle tone in the gastroinstestinal tract and proper brain function. B-Complex vitamins are coenzymes involved in energy production, and may be useful in alleviating anxiety and stress. Adequate intake of the B-vitamins is very important for coping stress and causes of stress.

B5 is also known as pantothenic acid. It is needed for release of energy from food, in the functioning of the adrenal gland and in the formation of antibodies. It is the "anti-stress'' vitamin. Pantothenic acid plays a role in the production of the adrenal hormones and aids in vitamin utilization. It also helps to convert fats, carbohydrates, and proteins, into energy. It is required by all cells of the body and is concentrated in the organs.