Product Recommendations for Stress Relief and Better Sleep

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Life in Hong Kong for most people is stressful. The fast pace of living, frequent international travel, working and playing can take it’s toll. Add in air and noise pollution and an over crowded city and it’s no wonder we’re stressed!

Too much stress can lead to fatigue, tension, and poor sleep. Prolonged stress could eventually lead to anxiety, depression, and other lasting disease such as heart attacks.

IMI's naturopathic practitioners have thoroughly researched and carefully selected high quality supplements from the leading suppliers around the world. Our team recommends these safe and effective products to people who want to manage a healthy stress level and stay in their peak in productivity and performance.

While these products can be very helpful, however, if you are experiencing prolonged stress, chronic insomnia, anxiety or depression, we suggest you to talk to our health advisor, who can direct you to the right practitioner for an individualised plan.


Sereni-Pro™ Herbal Adaptogen Formula

Adaptogens are herbs that help the body cope with prolonged stress. Sereni-Pro™ incorporates four of the most researched adaptogens, Ashwagandha, Siberian Ginseng, Rhodiola and Lavender, and is a comprehensive formula designed to promote mental and emotional well-being and to help the body cope with chronic stress. It is the ideal formula for those suffering from fatigue and some of the other effects of chronic, unremitting daily stress that may otherwise begin to affect sleep, moods and energy levels. Safe for long term use.

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Vital Nutrients Ultra Pure Fish Oil

Formulated to provide a higher concentration of essential omega-3 fats EPA and DHA, the Ultra Pure Fish Oil 700 is independently tested for rancidity and contaminants to guarantee purity. Omega-3 s essential for many normal body functions and may provide relief to mood changes, and support normal memory and concentration abilities. These softgels have a pleasant natural lemon flavor. Free of yeast, wheat, gluten, dairy, artificial colourings or preservatives.

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Vital Nutrients B Complex
This product delivers high potency B vitamins in the most bioavailable state. They have powerful effects on nerve function with benefits on moods and concentration. Recent studies show B complex is able to prevent depression and fatigue under prolonged stress. Researchers found that people who were given a high potency B complex reported significantly lower personal strain and a reduction in confusion and depressed or dejected mood after 12 weeks..

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Integrative Therapeutics® Lavela WS 1265

Lavela WS 1265 is an exclusive lavender essential oil, known as Silexan™, clinically documented relief of occasional anxiety. In published trails, Silexan™ has been shown to help people to sleep better and longer and improve general mental and physical health without causing any unwanted sedative effects. Silexan™ has also been shown to be as effective as the common anti-anxiety drugs Lorazepam and Paroxetine with less side effects. Contains no sugar, salt, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, dairy products, artificial flavors or preservatives.

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Medlab Mg Optima™ Relax

This is an innovative magnesium powder with Theanine and Vitamin B6, scientifically formulated to promote relaxation during times of stress and to promote a positive effect on mood and cognitive performance. L-Theanine—extracted from tea—is proven in several studies to uplift our mood and calm our mind. It has a pleasant lemon lime flavour. We recommend taking it at night.

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