Stress & Anxiety
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Everyone suffers from stress at some time in their life and the fact is that raised stress levels do affect our overall health and, longer term may cause serious illness.

Seek Natural have selected some of the best stress-beating supplements on the market

Research has shown that deficiency in some vitamins, minerals and amino acids can affect the way our mind and bodies cope with stress and anxiety. These are some of the supplements that are recommended for combating both:

  • Vitamin B5 - essential for the production of the stress hormones.
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium - essential to allow muscles to relax and energy.
  • L-Theanine – An amino acid known for its anti-anxiety effects
  • 5-HTP – Known to improve mood and decrease anxiety
  • Cortisol Control - formulated to help your body defend against excessive cortisol levels
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Valerian Tablets
Valerian root has been demonstrated to possess sedative and anxiolytic effects.

Used since ancient Greek times, there has been a dramatic upsurge of interest in valerian over the past 20 years, resulting in over 200 scientific papers on its chemistry and application.

Price: £14.95
AD206

Helps support adrenal function
The adrenal glands are the body’s ‘shock absorbers’ at times of stress. Innovative AD206 contains specific nutrients and plant extracts to help support adrenal function during stressful periods. Suitable for vegetarians & vegans.

Price: £11.90
5-HTP 100mg

5-HTP, short for 5-hydroxytryptophan, is a derivative of tryptophan, an amino acid that is present in high protein foods such as meat and dairy products and whilst the body makes its own 5-HTP from tryptophan it is able to use the 5-HTP provided by supplements.

Price: £16.95
L-Tyrosine 500mg

Tyrosine is considered a non-essential amino acid because the body can make it from phenylalanine. It is important to brain nutrition because it is a precursor of the neurotransmitters - dopamine, adrenaline and noradrenaline. It also acts as a precursor for certain hormones, including thyroxine and for the major human pigment melanin.

Price: £12.95
Siberian Ginseng 1500mg

The important ingredients in Siberian ginseng are a group of active compounds referred to as eleutherosides. Lamberts® Siberian Ginseng uses an extract that has a guaranteed level of these important compounds.

Price: £10.45
L-Theanine 200mg

Unlike most supplements that need to be part of a regime for several weeks before any effect may be noted, with L-Theanine there is a response within the first few hours of use.

Price: £15.65
5-HTP 50mg

Helps support neurotransmitter production
Normal brain function and nervous system activity are dependent on a number of factors. 5-Hydroxytryptophan is a naturally occurring amino acid that helps support neurotransmitter production. Suitable for vegetarians & vegans.

Price: £19.35
Avena Sativa & Tart Cherry

phytoFRESH Super-Blend
Avena Sativa (the common oat) is known for have a soothing effect on the brain and nervous system, and for increasing sexual desire and performance in both men and women. Avena Sativa is also known for building lean muscle mass and freeing up bound testosterone, beneficiary to athletes and bodybuilders. Tart Cherries are one of the top fruits when it comes to antioxidant levels.

Price: £16.00
Cordyceps, Rhodiola & Ginseng

phytoFRESH Energy Super-Blend
Cordyceps, Rhodiola & Ginseng all support healthy energy metabolism as well as having significant adaptogenic properties. An adaptogen is claimed to help the body increase its resistance to stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and fatigue. Ginger and Cayenne Fruit have also been added to help with circulation and to facilitate the distribution of nutrients in the body. The ingredients in this product are phytoFRESH; fresh freeze dried to protect and retain the plants potency, biochemical integrity and enzymatic activity. In fact, the biochemical profile of a fresh freeze dried plant, very closely resembles the profile of the original fresh plant, but in a much greater concentration.

Price: £23.75
Rhodiola 300mg

phytoFRESH Rhodiola
Rhodiola has significant adaptogenic properties and may support healthy mental and nervous system function. (Adaptogens are claimed to help the body increase its resistance to stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and fatigue.) Rhodiola may also play a role in maintaining healthy endurance, energy metabolism, mental performance and resistance. The Rhodiola in this product is phytoFRESH; fresh freeze dried to protect and retain the plants potency, biochemical integrity and enzymatic activity. In fact, the biochemical profile of a fresh freeze dried plant, very closely resembles the profile of the original fresh plant, but in a much greater concentration.

Price: £13.99
Cordyceps 500mg

phytoFRESH Cordyceps Mycelia
Numerous research studies have investigated the potential value of cordyceps in a remarkable array of different areas of health. In addition to its common use as an adaptogen, studies suggest that cordyceps may also be of value in supporting endurance, energy metabolism, oxygen utilisation, exercise tolerance, lipid management, resistance and many others. (Adaptogens are claimed to help the body increase its resistance to stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and fatigue.) The Cordyceps Mycelia in this product is phytoFRESH; fresh freeze dried to protect and retain the plants potency, biochemical integrity and enzymatic activity. In fact, the biochemical profile of a fresh freeze dried plant, very closely resembles the profile of the original fresh plant, but in a much greater concentration.

Price: £19.25
5-HTP (5-Hydroxytryptophan)

Supporting healthy moods, promoting satiety & enhancing sleep quality
5-Hydroxytryptophan is a nutritional supplement for supporting healthy moods, promoting satiety, and enhancing sleep quality. Since all three of these areas are linked to an imbalance of serotonin and/or melatonin, 5-HTP has been shown to help by increasing production of those two crucial neurotransmitters in the human body. In fact, numerous studies on 5-HTP have been published since 1966, and several double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials have demonstrated the benefits of 5-HTP in promoting healthy moods.*

Price: £38.34
Cortisol Control

Helps support normal cortisol levels
The stresses of modern life trigger the release of cortisol, a hormone responsible for the fight or flight response. Stress can also trigger popular coping behaviors like eating junk food, watching TV to numb out, and shopping too much. Too much cortisol can impact your body, affecting blood sugar, immune function, abdominal fat deposits, mood, and more, including your sex life!

 

Price: £50.34
L-Theanine

ONE OF THE KEY HEALTH COMPONENTS IN GREEN TEA
Reduce feelings of stress and increase relaxation without daytime grogginess with pure Suntheanine® L-theanine. L-theanine is an amino acid naturally found in green tea, and is one of the key health components in green tea.

Research has shown increases production of alpha brain waves, and supports healthy vascular blood flow and improves immune function.*

Price: £32.34
L-Tryptophan
Helps boost serotonin, a mood-enhancing neurotransmitter
L-Tryptophan is a naturally-occurring, essential amino acid that helps boost levels of serotonin, a mood-enhancing neurotransmitter involved in promoting well being, calmness, relaxation, confidence, concentration and appetite control. Taking tryptophan before bed is an excellent way to combat occasional sleeplessness. For best results, take tryptophan on an empty stomach, or with a small serving of carbohydrates. 500mg capsules of pure, pharmaceutical-grade tryptophan.
Price: £44.34