Off the back of working with a lot of chronically-low immune people this week, I wanted to revisit the link between stress, fatigue and the immune system. Of all the people I have seen this week with recurring infections or susceptibility to ‘catching everything’, the number one thing they had in common was just how … Continue reading Fatigue and Poor immunity (revisited)
Winter is the Season of Coughs, Colds and Flus. Of course there might be the odd time that an antibiotic is required, but these should ONLY be resorted to in people who are already immune-impaired such as the elderly and chronically ill. For all other times, it is wise to try and avoid these medicines … Continue reading Natural Cold Remedies
So today I wanted to have a quick ramble about a thing called Hormesis. Hormesis revolves around the concept that certain systems of the body will adapt to, and even thrive from different types of shock, volatility and stressors. Hormesis is responsible for the adaption you experience after things like exercise, intermittent fasting, vaccinations, and … Continue reading Hormesis; The way nature intended
Right now there is a huge wave of information being shared about the links between the gut microbiome and, well, just about every other aspect of our health. Depression, anxiety, allergies, autoimmune diseases.. the list really can go on when it comes to the gut flora being implicated as drivers in disease, and the current … Continue reading How your Mind affects your Gut; It works both ways!
Winter is finally here, and with it comes the notion that 'we will get coughs, colds.. and even the 'flu'. Frequently tagged the 'Flu season', its like we have this belief that just because its colder, we are doomed to all fall ill. Today I want to talk about the ideas surrounding this, as well as … Continue reading Your natural immunity in Winter