One of the most effective methods of dealing with aggression and irritability is laughter. If you feel that you're about to explode, try to remember some funny situation or read a joke, watch funny pictures. It is clear that in the time of tension it is difficult to think about something abstract, but if you learn to do it, it will be easier to control your anger and aggression. Only the comic materials should be on neutral topics, should not bear the humiliation of one people over others. Otherwise it is likely that the level of aggressiveness will increase.
To reduce aggression, you can apply different game. This method works well for the correction of aggression in children. In these games, the splash of negative emotions occurs via special actions and words. For example, you can offer to swear, but instead of curses to name fruits and vegetables ("You pear!" - "And you garlic!").
In more complex cases, when a person cannot cope with aggression, you should consult a specialist. Maybe everything will be sessions of psychotherapy. In addition to these sessions, or separate from, the doctor may prescribe antidepressants. The action of these drugs is based on improving the level of serotonin in the human body. As a result, the desire to show their anger and aggression is reduced.
Aggression can be reduced by increasing in your diet foods that contain serotonin or tryptophan (a serotonin precursor). It: chocolate, honey, candy, cheese, eggs, bananas, lean meat, etc.