We are living in unprecedented times, that stress can suppress our Immune System. The coronavirus known as COVID-19 is in the news and the entire world is under lockdown for a pandemic, the likes of which has never been seen before. People are being encouraged to stay at home in order to protect the NHS. There are constant updates in the news media channels, describing the negative impact of the virus. But is this helping us?
What is the Immune system and where is it?
The Immune system is operating for us 24/7. It is a complex system made up of proteins and cells that defend the body against infections. But how do you boost your immune system?
What do Statins do? Statins lower the body’s ability to make cholesterol and therefore lower your total cholesterol levels but is all cholesterol bad? There are many reasons for heart attacks and stroke. Let us first consider the issue of cholesterol.
Who doesn’t like a coffee? A catch up with friends, or a quick cuppa grabbed at the station on the way to work. But are we in danger of putting our health at risk by the extra calories we are inadvertently consuming?
Holistic Therapies is a complementary therapy term, meaning therapies that treat the whole person and not just the symptoms. Reflexology and Nutritional Healing, both look at the body from this viewpoint.
In our busy lives and ever increasing stress levels, people are looking to complementary therapies to help them relax; reflexology is one such therapy. Reflexology uses an holistic approach to health, to help reduce stress and bring about a sense of wellbeing.
We are constantly told that there is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol and that it cause heart disease. If it’s in the genes then there is nothing you can do about it. It is bad and that we should reduce it to designated levels at all costs but is this the whole story?
If you want to create healthy mindful habits around food, you have to be focused