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      07-24-2018, 02:59 PM   #45
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I usually find a 17 year old, scotch, and a Cuban cigar diminishes any stress....
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Exercise! Best stress combatant there is. If you work out hard enough you will be too tired to be stressed. If you work out enough you will be in better shape and can get a better partner.

Exercise solves everything.
I do agree, exercise or at least getting out more and doing things 'you' like to do, can absolutely lower stress levels. Generally I feel really good after a hard ski day, bike ride, or track day..lol
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Exercise: run, lift weights, play handball, ride a bike, take long walks, play racketball or squash, etc.. Eat as healthy as you can and learn mindfulness meditation techniques.
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Sleep
Exercise
Sex
Marijuana/THC
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Any recommendations for "good oil"?

Father in law is thinking about trying CBD for chronic back pain. I wouldn't mind a go for anxiety myself.
PM me if you want to talk CBD oils. Even if you don't buy my stuff i'll tell you a few things to look out for from other products. I have been on mine since October.
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the pill is : {{get off both relations}}
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OP is banned, too much stress
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      08-15-2018, 12:26 PM   #54
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Sleep
Exercise
Sex
Marijuana/THC
Reducing caffeine intake and increasing sleep will help a lot!

Regular exercise will help you sleep better.

Exercise is key for me, I'm either lifting or playing ball or getting exercise with the kid everyday. On those rare days where I work too much and/or don't exercise, I don't feel as good and often don't sleep as good.

Sex will help you produce more stress reducing hormones, even if the sex is with yourself.

As someone else mentioned, try a magnesium supplement if you haven't already. I take ZMA most nights, its just magnesium supplement with Zinc and vitamin B6 added to help your immune system. Most Americans have a minor magnesium deficiency, google this stuff.
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exercise and CBD oil has helped me tremendously
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      08-27-2018, 05:11 PM   #56
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CBD was a game changer for my anxiety. Tons of, supposed, other benefits. Several people I've strongly suggested it to are now off of Ambien. *get good oil, bogus companies o'plenty trying to catch the cbd wave.
My newest super supplement is MitoQ. Should arrive today.
You have me interested. How often do you take it? how do you take it? what's a good product and where to buy?
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two ways you can approach this i'd say:
short term solutions like smoking drinking etc, stuff that'll release dopamine faster. some people even use porn for this, but with everything so accessible today chances are you'll get addicted and cause bigger issues.

look into longer term solutions, like (as stupid as it'll sound) taking a step back. ive been stressing about everything since i started college, and this summer was awesome because i realized the stuff i was already doing is miles ahead of others, plus it creates some nice stories to tell to your boys. gym also is nice, i go to the gym to get muscle and nothing else, but many go there to meditate. for me that meditation comes from driving, i'll randomly drive up to chicago on the weekends to get away from everything even if for a few hours. especially with car shows still going on it's a perfect weekend getaway for me!
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Best medication is, live a clean, simple life.
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Og kush all the stress is gone.............
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I was going to play the lotto...figure id be stress free after i win. But really stressed watching the numbers drawn
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I honestly can't believe how much solid advice is in here. lol I figured in today's opioid age there would be more pill pushers. Good job people!
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I agree. Pills are not the answer.
For some they are. I have workout out all my life and eat well. Had depression and anxiety. I have been taking 30 mg of CeleXA for 6 years. Not habit forming..it works by helping to regulate seratonin in the brain.

Wish I could do without but not a lot of choices.

Folks are sometimes quick to criticize. But they haven't ben there.
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For some they are. I have workout out all my life and eat well. Had depression and anxiety. I have been taking 30 mg of CeleXA for 6 years. Not habit forming..it works by helping to regulate seratonin in the brain.

Wish I could do without but not a lot of choices.

Folks are sometimes quick to criticize. But they haven't ben there.

I understand. I apologize..
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Again, what you need to do is start taking magnesium twice a day. Ideally, this is what your vitamin intake should look like

D3
B12
C
Magnesium
Salmon Oil
Siberian Ginseng

Twice a day, with a litre of water. This is conducive to a strong immune system and keeping stress at bay.
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I had a mental breakdown a few years ago due to stress, led me to a trip to the hospital for heart issues. Had to make some major life changes and pick up enjoyable hobbies. Also reduced my work load greatly and learned the word NO. I feel great now and am enjoying life once again!
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