Do You Struggle with Mental Health Disorders like Anxiety, Depression, or Addiction?
If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 1 in every 5 adults live with a mental health disorder. While mental health is a multi-faceted and ever-changing human condition, it seems that medications like Prozac, Zoloft, and Xanax continue to be the dominant focus when treating mental disorders. And although many people rightly turn to these necessary types of treatments, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications are not right for everyone. Whether due to adverse side effects, or just the desire to seek healthier and more natural remedies, there is a growing demand for alternative treatments for mental health disorders like anxiety, depression, and addiction. Let’s take a look at two popular treatments.
Treating Anxiety with ALA IV Therapy
ALA (alpha lipoic acid) is a powerful antioxidant that is naturally produced in the body and plays a key role in energy metabolism. However, research has shown that ALA can also help reduce symptoms of anxiety by modulating neurotransmitters and reducing inflammation in the brain. Moreover, ALA has been found to improve insulin sensitivity, which can lead to improved energy levels and overall mood. With the use of ALA IV therapy, patients may experience a more profound therapeutic effect due to quicker absorption into the bloodstream. This treatment approach is safe, natural, and has shown promising results for individuals suffering from anxiety.
You can find ALA IV Therapy treatments at K Wellness Holistic Health Spa in Long Beach, CA. For further reading about the many benefits of ALA IV Therapy, check out our recent blog post “The Ultimate Guide to Understand ALA.“
Treating Mental Health and Addiction with NAD+ IV Therapy
NAD+ is another natural therapy that is rapidly growing in popularity for treating cognitive brain function, mental health disorders, and addictions.
NAD+ (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide) is a coenzyme found within every cell in the body, playing a vital role in energy production and cellular repair. NAD+ levels start out high early in life, but decrease significantly as we age. Studies have shown that replenishing NAD+ levels through IV and Injections can improve cognitive function and alleviate some of the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders. Furthermore, NAD+ IV Therapy has been found to aid in addiction recovery by reducing cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
While more research is needed, NAD+ IV Therapy shows promise as a safe, natural, and effective alternative to traditional mental health treatments. NAD+ treatments are offered at K Wellness Holistic Health Spa in Long Beach, CA through IV Therapy or (IM) Injections. To learn more about this popular natural therapy, check out our recent blog “What is NAD+ Therapy?“.
Additional Natural Methods to Improving Mental Health
Lastly, it is also important to mention the role that healthy lifestyle choices play in one’s mental health. This is not to say that medication and various therapies aren’t crucial steps in treating mental health, but exercise, a balanced diet, and proper sleep can help to alleviate symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues as well.
Exercise increases the production of endorphins, which are the brain’s natural “feel-good” chemicals, while a balanced diet that includes vegetables, fruits, and whole grains can help to boost mood and energy. Proper sleep is also crucial for good mental health, as it allows the brain to rest and recharge. In addition, reducing stress through practices like mindfulness meditation and yoga can play a significant role in managing mental health conditions.
If you are suffering from conditions such as anxiety, depression, or addiction, we recommend first seeking help from a mental health professional. There are many aspects to consider when determining the best course of action towards mental wellness. NAD+ and ALA treatments are just one safe and natural alternative to anxiety and depression medications.
If you are interested in learning more about NAD+ and ALA IV Therapy, please call us at (562) 337 – 8190. We can provide more resources including setting up a consultation with our Nurse Practitioner who can help devise a wellness plan towards better physical and mental health.