You’re not alone. And you do not need to feel guilty about it either, namely because it will just make you angrier. You should also know that if you are 40 years or older, it is most likely your hormones.
Magnesium—This mineral helps produce serotonin, increases sleep and can relieve mood-related premenstrual symptoms.
Vitamin D—The Mayo Clinic supports studies that link low vitamin D levels in the blood and various mood issues including depression, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Ashwagandha—This adaptogen promotes mental clarity and serenity and in the Ayurvedic tradition is called the “herb that rejuvenates.”
Rhodiola—Another adaptogen, this herb has been used for ages to promote a stable mood. According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), two review articles published in 2011 and 2012 looked at 15 studies that tested rhodiola on physical and mental performance in 575 people. Both reviews found evidence that rhodiola may help support mental and physical performance.
Note: For the full-length article, check out the July issue of CH2 Magazine.
Sending U Good “Q”—Laura and Becca