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Common Health Issues


Anxiety & Stress

Experts estimate that long term stress is the cause of up to 90 percent of illnesses.
A recent study showed stressed workers cost the health care system almost 50 percent more than their less-stressed associates. Hence, stress is one of the underlying causes of illness that all of us need to address. Chronic stress produces a high state of anxiety. Anxiety is described as an unpleasant emotional state ranging from mild tension to profound fear. A little anxiety is normal and seems to improve performance. But when anxiety becomes chronic, the nerves are in a constant state of alertness. There is a feeling of constant danger, even when there is no obvious or immediate threat.

Adrenal Support

The adrenal cortex—the outer part of the gland—produces hormones that are vital to life, such as cortisol (which helps regulate metabolism and helps your body respond to stress) and aldosterone (which helps control blood pressure).


Nervous Fatigue Formula
TCM or Regular
General stimulant for weakness due to stress and burnout (for when your heart just isn't in it any more). Nervous fatigue formula has helped infirmities including mental fatigue, forgetfulness, low thyroid, insomnia from frequent waking and restless dreaming.

Nervous Fatigue TCM

Nervous Fatigue


Homeopathic Support

Adults 6 drops orally, 3 to 4 times daily or as otherwise directed.
If symptoms persist for more than 7 days consult a healthcare professional.
Consult a physician for use in children under 12 years of age.


Nervous exhaustion, fatigue
and forgetfulness



Anxiety HP
Anxiety, nervousness
and Stress



Relief of 
anxiety and stress


Sometimes we all need to “mellow out” and get relaxed. Fortunately, herbs can really help. Herbal remedies for anxiety and enervation fall into two general categories. The first are nervines or herbs that help to relax the nervous system and counter the flight-fight response. The second category is adaptagens, herbs that help our body adapt or cope with stress.


Lobelia is highly prized for anxiety. It relaxes all the muscles of the body, helping to relieve spasms, cramps, and tension. As it relaxes the muscles, it slows and strengthens the heartbeat, dilates the respiratory passages, and calms and deepens breathing. These actions are most beneficial in halting acute anxiety attacks.


Lobelia is fairly strong and is best used for acute cases of anxiety or the occasional need to relax. STRESS-J is a milder nervine formula more suited to daily use for prevention of anxiety and stress.
It is recommended for stress, nervousness, anxiety, addictions, hyperactivity, chest pain and other nervous disorders.

Note on Lobelia: For aiding acute attacks of anxiety and tension, use small, frequently repeated doses. We have used a half eyedropperful every two or three minutes until panic and tension are reduced and the body starts to relax. Large doses can bring on a state of profound relaxation, but they are also likely to make a person throw up.


Another combination for stress is Nutri-Calm.

High strung and nervous individuals will feel a big difference when taking this vitamin/mineral supplement. It is commonly prescribed for emotional problems, hyperactivity, nervous disorders, nervousness, schizophrenia, stress, depression, sleeplessness, and drug withdrawal.

Take one tablet three times a day to calm the nerves.



Public speaking, flying, a job interview, a first date, a major deadline or final exam...
For people with occasional anxiety, these situations can trigger instant and overwhelming feelings of nervousness, apprehension, irritability and insecurity. Some simply cannot function.

Former NSP's Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Matt Tripp, discovered that an extract of a South African herb can be a godsend for people like this.

* Helps quickly ease anxiousness without drowsiness
* Promotes feelings of confidence and security
* Improves mood while helping to reduce fatigue
* Is not addictive or habit's forming
* Is mild and safe when used by adults 18 years and older

Understanding the consequences of poorly managed stress/Anxiety.

There is a connection between the health of your thyroid, the adrenals (stress... cortisol release) and the gut (t4 conversion in T3).

Cortisol (along with its partner epinephrine or adrenaline) is best known for its involvement in the “fight-or-flight” response and temporary increase in energy production, at the expense of processes that are not required for immediate survival. The resulting biochemical and hormonal imbalances (ideally) resolve due to a hormonally driven negative feedback loop.

The following is a typical example of how the stress response operates as its intended survival mechanism:

1. An individual is faced with a stressor.

2. A complex hormonal cascade ensues, and the adrenals secrete cortisol.

3. Cortisol prepares the body for a fight-or-flight response by flooding it with glucose, supplying an immediate energy source to large muscles.

4. Cortisol inhibits insulin production in an attempt to prevent glucose from being stored, favoring its immediate use.

5. Cortisol narrows the arteries while the epinephrine increases heart rate, both of which force blood to pump harder and faster.

6. The individual addresses and resolves the situation.

7. Hormone levels return to normal.

So what’s the problem?
In short, the theory is that with our ever-stressed, fast-paced lifestyle, our bodies are pumping out cortisol almost constantly, which can wreak havoc on our health. This whole-body process, mediated by hormones and the immune system, identifies cortisol as one of the many players. But isolating its role helps put into context the many complex mechanisms that lead to specific physiological damage... such as diabetes (increased blood sugar level), hypothyroid, immune issues, wieight gain, cardiovascular disease.

As we have seen above, cortisol constricts blood vessels and increases blood pressure to enhance the delivery of oxygenated blood. This is advantageous for fight-or-flight situations but not perpetually.
Over time, such arterial constriction and high blood pressure can lead to vessel damage and plaque buildup?the perfect scenario for a heart attack.


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