This supplement is a powerhouse supplement and makes it as number 1 on our top ten stress and anxiety supplements. It combines B vitamins, minerals, GABA, L-theanine, amino acids St. John's Wort and a wide range of other botanicals that have a calming effect on the brain. St. John's Positive Thoughts attacks a number of pathways involved with stress and anxiety in a synergistic fashion. This supplement will help reduce hyperactivity and bring about a more restful sleep. Source Naturals, as usual does it again with another excellent brain supplement.
If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, poor memory, sleeplessness, fatigue, and/or panic attacks, Clarocet may be for you. This is a rapid acting formula that continues for up to eight hours. There are five different Clarocet supplements that are specialized to deal with specific symptoms oriented around anxiety. All of these supplements contain Valerian, Passionflower, St. John's Wort, other botanicals, B vitamins and some minerals. Clarocet comes in adult and children formulations. Clarocet makes it to the number two position running a very close 2nd to St. John's Positive Thoughts because some of the B vitamins are missing as well as minerals.
Theanine Serene by Source Naturals was formulated for individuals who have anxiety issues. This is a simple formulation that combines magnesium, GABA, taurine, theanine and Holy Basil leaf to create an alpha wave response. This has a calming effect throughout the brain. If you're a minimalist, this supplement may be appealing to you. Since Theanine Serene doesn't include the B vitamins, other vitamins and only one mineral, you may want to take a multi with this one. This is a very inexpensive supplement for what it does. This is a good buy.
Panicyl combines a proprietary blend of botanicals, GABA, theanine, amino acids, some B vitamins and vitamin C. This supplement has the ability to help you relax without making you drowsy. Panicyl also boosts serotonin (feel good transmitter) levels thereby elevating mood while improving memory, focus and concentration. This product is 100 percent all natural and non-habit forming. If you tend to have panic attacks, you might consider this one.
Kavinace was formulated for individuals who have insomnia, hyperactivity and anxiety. This supplement contains 2 different forms of vitamin B6 and two different amino acids. That's it! These ingredients support the neurotransmitter GABA to provide for a all over calming effect on the brain. If you have sensitivities to some botanicals, Kavinace might be right for you. This is a reasonably priced supplement. It is suggested to take a multi with this one.
Gabatrol is a proprietary mix of amino acids and one botanical (Sceletium tortuosum) which are fast acting and can last up to 8 hours. Gabatrol also contains Bioperine which increases bioavailability of all the ingredients. This supplement is for individuals who have stress and mild anxiety. Gabatrol may elevate mood, create a sense of well being, enhance focus and concentration. This is a non-habiting forming supplement that has no reported side effects. Might want to take a multi with this supplement. Gabatrol is a little bit pricey.
Anxiety Control 24 Hour is a patented amino acid mix that contains magnesium, B6, amino acids and botanicals including Passionflower and Primula. This formulation helps you to cope with daily stress by activating inhibitory pathways. This is a high end product used by the consumer and physicians as well. They offer education and research information to consumers and can help you establish a nutritional program. You might want to take a B-complex and mineral supplement with this. Any supplement that contains amino acids that work along inhibitory pathways along with a few botanicals is a reasonable supplement. The mineral magnesium in this supplement is added to relax skeletal muscle. This helps to prevent the jitters.
Calm-PRT is formulated for stress, anxiety and restlessness. This is a simple proprietary blend containing 2 amino acids, Rhodiola and a phospholipid. This combination of ingredients helps to lower cortisol, norepinephrine and epinephrine levels. Calm-PRT also supports GABA function and restore the neuroendocrine axis (hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal glands). This is all about restoring normal neurotransmitter and hormonal levels. If you require hormonal support, Calm-PRT may be for you. Good idea to take a multi with Calm-PRT.
EndoPlus is one of the simplest formulations yet. EndoPlus combines theanine and 5-HTP. That's it.
These two ingredients have the ability to enhance serotonin levels (feel good system), inhibit glutamate (excitatory transmitter) function while boosting mental concentration and focus. If you're not into taking botanicals, consider this one.
TravaCor is for individuals who have sleeplessness and anxiety. This supplement combines B vitamins, minerals, vitamin C and amino acids to create a calm state. With theanine, 5-HTP and taurine you can't go wrong. All of these amino acids promote a calm state and work well. This supplement is a bit pricey.