Anxiety Disorders/Anxiety


I have been suffering from anxiety for the last six months due to lack of sleep and stress.The last two months I took magnesium about 500mg per day which help me to sleep better.I am not on medication for my anxiety disorder.
Unfortunately now I afraid  of being left alone and am easily afraid and frightened.When I walk I feel as though I am floating on air.What supplements can help me?I dare not take medication such as xanax as I am afraid of the withdrawal symptoms.Please suggest anything that could ease my problem.

Hi Abdullah,
I am glad to hear that magnesium is helping you to sleep better.  But magnesium will not by itself cure the anxiety. This is usually caused by an illness that is called hypoglycemia (

This can be treated by going on a hypoglycemic diet (

Please read;  Beating Anxiety and Phobias  

I hope i have been helpful.

Jurriaan Plesman BA (Psych) Post Grad Dip Clin Nutrition
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Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist


I have a degree in Psychology from the Sydney University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition. I am also the author of “GETTING OFF THE HOOK” which deals with the nutritional and psychological treatment of personality disorders. It is freely available on the internet at Google Book Search. I am interested in the relationship between nutrition and behaviour, and as a Probation ans Parole Officer facilitated groups for offenders, many of whom were alcoholics and drug addicts, sex offenders or compulsive gamblers, as well as the whole gamut of “personality disorders”. I am also the ex-editor of the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia Newsletter, a quarterly publication dealing with hypoglycemia and related health problems. Its web site, together with a shortened course of PSYCHOTHERAPY can be visited at:


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BA(Psych) Sydney University, Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr (International Academy of Nutrition)

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