Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a type of Anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and intrusive thoughts and compulsive, time-consuming behaviors that shape and sometimes dominate a person’s life. The OCD patient is often aware that these thoughts and behaviors are irrational. This condition is often exacerbated by underlying nervous symptoms such as anxiety or depression.
LIFESTYLE FACTORS FOR OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
- Begin an exercise regime. Insufficient exercise has been directly associated with depression in many studies, this is because inactive people produce less endorphins (happy hormones i.e. serotonin) in the brain.
- Consider doing a liver detoxification in the near future as there is a direct relationship between the health of the liver and the attitude of the mind. In Chinese medicine the liver houses the emotion anger, so by improving the way the liver removes wastes and toxins from the body will also impact the outlook of the emotions.
- Reduce stress levels by making the changes necessary to improve your personal happiness (improve relationships, family life, decrease workload, see a counsellor, begin a hobby or sport) Improve your daily lifestyle by doing the things that make you feel contented and remember that happiness is your responsibility.
- Be gentle with yourself and take the steps forward to improve your quality of life
NATURAL REMEDIES FOR OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER
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