Covid-19 pandemic is still unknown exactly when it will end globally, or in Indonesia itself. Actually being anxious or feeling anxiety in dealing with Covid-19 is normal. Not everyone can manage and control the anxiety experienced by each of them properly. In connection with the Covid-19 pandemic which is still endemic and it is unknown when it will end, and how much longer the activities outside the house are full of risks; anxiety experienced during the pandemic is indeed very likely to continue to increase and disturb the individual physically and psychologically. The increasing anxiety can come from oneself who cannot accept, continue to protest, complain, and so on.
Therefore, try to look for other mindsets from the conditions that occur in the middle of this pandemic. All elements of society will be affected. Both from the lower to upper social groups, of course with different levels of impact. The condition of this pandemic is indiscriminate.
How to deal with anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic
There are a number of things you can do to deal with anxiety in the face of an uncertain pandemic.
- Control of mental health
overcoming anxiety due to these conditions is to control our mental health. we can reflect on ourselves, see the other side, do things we want to do at home, introspect ourselves, exercise and also be an opportunity to focus on playing together or paying attention to family members even more intensely. Don’t let coronavirus dominate every conversation. It’s important to take breaks from stressful thoughts about the pandemic to simply enjoy each other’s company to laugh, share stories, and focus on other things going on in our lives. Mental and physical health have continuity. People can be physically ill when mentally disturbed, and vice versa.
- Making peace with a pandemic
Making peace with this pandemic and continuing to maintain physical and psychological health is indeed not easy; because every individual has different endurance, culture and fighting conditions. However, when we are healthy and at peace, we will be able to go through and get through the current crisis period until the Covid-19 pandemic really ends.
- Reduce reading information that makes you anxious
One thing that we should recognize is that if you become more anxious because of reading this much information about Covid-19, try to minimize reading of news related to Covid-19. If you are reading, read information from reliable media sources, not just what is circulating from social media, including the various groups that you have in your social media account. However, not reading a lot of information related to Covid-19 does not mean you have to ignore the prevention protocols that have been recommended by the government but it can help you to make less anxiety towards the Covid-19 pandemic.
- Write down your thought
Writing down what’s making you anxious gets it out of your head and can make it less daunting. These relaxation tricks are particularly helpful for those who experience anxiety sporadically. However, if you suspect you have GAD, quick coping methods shouldn’t be the only kind of treatment you employ. You’ll want to find long-term strategies to help lessen the severity of symptoms.
Self-medicate or prescribe herbal and natural solutions
Kratom is an herbal extract from an evergreen tree called Mitragyna speciosa. This tree grows in parts of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Thailand. The leaves of this tree contain the active ingredient in kratom, which is called mitragynine. Kratom is currently the best solution for managing conditions such as anxiety and depression caused by Covid-19 pandemic. Some of the main symptoms of anxiety include anxiety, low concentration, difficulty sleeping, excessive thinking, and increased heart rate.
How it works:
Kratom works the same way as other opioids. The only difference is that Kratom is not as addictive as other opioids. It is Kratom’s ability to reduce most of the side effects of anxiety which makes it great at managing this condition. For example, Kratom encourages regular sleep patterns. It is common to find that those who suffer from anxiety have problems falling and staying asleep. This is usually due to nerves becoming irritated, extreme sadness, and many worries among other symptoms associated with anxiety. Because Kratom can promote healthy sleep patterns, it is a powerful remedy for those who don’t get good sleep due to depression or anxiety due to Covid-19 pandemic situation.
In addition, Kratom has a drug alkaloid which is known to have a great calming effect on the body. Thus, it can calm emotions during events when there is an imbalance in the body due to anxiety moreover in this Covid-19 situation. Kratom is always used as a remedy for such situations especially in America, due to the high number of sufferers of anxiety.
Kratom also has the ability to increase productivity. With anxiety, it is possible to be careless at work, begin to fall behind in responsibilities and experience feelings of boredom in general.
Best Kratom Strains For Anxiety
Borneo Kratom has high concentrations of the alkaloid 7-hydroxy mitragynine, a chemical compound that makes it stronger than morphine. This makes it a potent relaxant, analgesic, and mood-enhancing agent. It’s a user favorite because, in spite of being a strong strain, it tends to have a low incidence of side effects or wobbles. This allows users to have more flexibility when it comes to dosing. Its available in red, green, and white vein color varieties. Green Borneo is the better option for anxiety disorders.
- 2. Indo Kratom
Indo Kratom has potency levels similar to the Borneo strain but it is less sedating. It is, therefore, a good option for those whose productivity is being affected by their anxiety. This strain is available in red, green, and white vein color varieties.
Red vein Indo has powerful analgesic, mood-lifting, and sedative properties. It blends pain relief and relaxing effects with mild stimulation. White vein Indo is the most stimulating of the three.
- 3. Malay Kratom
As mentioned above Malay Kratom delivers it’s very good for anxiety relief and pain relief. What’s interesting is that this strain has a different alkaloid profile, making it last much longer than many other kratom strains. They have the ability to alleviate most of the symptoms of both anxiety and depression. Additionally, they can enhance moods and produce feelings of euphoria among users.
Also, if you are looking for a strain that can help you enhance your productivity levels, help you gain more focus at work, and increase your levels of mental and physical capabilities, then this one of the best strains you can try. There are white Malay, green Malay, and red Malay strains. However, it is the green-vein variant that is the most popular and the highly recommended strain for dealing with anxiety. This particular strain is a strong analgesic with incredible sedating effects.