Above average amounts of vitamin B1can alleviated depression and anxiety attacks. Vitamin B6 aids in the proper production of natural antidepressants such as dopamine and norepinephrine. Pantothenic acid is another tension reliever. Vitamin B12 helps relieve irritability, improve concentration, increase energy, and maintain a healthy nervous system. Zinc promotes mental alertness and aids in proper brain function. The anti-stress mineral, magnesium, is necessary for proper nerve functioning. There are available many natural remedies for combating depression, anxiety and stress without the side-effects of dangerous medications which have the potential of causing depression.