Let’s talk about the phases we go through before we become exhausted.* Stages of Adrenal Exhaustion Stage 1 The first stage may be characterised by abnormally high cortisol levels and subnormal levels of another adrenal hormone called DHEA. With the high cortisol levels you may still have energy, perhaps too much, and you may not … Read more
Stress, adrenal fatigue and the brain I talked in Pt 1 about the 3am wake up call, lethargy and many other symptoms related to adrenal fatigue. I also talked about some of the science around stress and the adrenals. And as a women’s health coach and natural medicine practitioner, I’m fascinated with emerging research that helps us … Read more
Hi, Firstly, I’ll introduce myself. My name is Brenda Rogers and I’m a women’s health coach. I live in the Hills with my partner and step-daughter. And I’m all about educating people so they can take better care of their health and the health of their families. So, adrenal fatigue! What is it exactly? Well, that’s what … Read more
Rhodiala Rosea is a herbal plant that grows in the cold regions of the world, and has been widely known as an adaptogen. Numerous studies have demonstrated that Rhodiola rosea enhances cognitive and physical performance. Physical and Cognitive Performance Proven Recently a 12-wk German study evaluated the efficacy and safety of a commercially available Rhodiola … Read more
Without paying attention to terrain, we may never overcome the chronic infections and antibiotic-resistant microbes the world now faces. Louis Pasteur, the father of our understanding of infection, is quoted to have famously said, on his death bed, “it’s the soil, not the seed!” Here we explain what he meant The term “terrain” was coined … Read more
Notes by Brenda Rogers, naturopath, nutritionist, aromatherapist, life coach, yoga teacher Definition and Summary An autoimmune disease is a condition arising from an abnormal immune response to a normal body part. There are at least 80 types of autoimmune diseases. Nearly any body part can be involved. Common symptoms include low grade fever and feeling tired. Increased sensitivity to pain. Often symptoms come and go. The … Read more
In the 1800s Consumption was the disease d’jour. It was a disease where the lungs were congested, damp and a breeding ground for infection. Back then they thought all kinds of diseases could be caught by having the windows open and in those old homes mould and damp were rampant. These days, we have air … Read more
1-minute summary: If your energy levels are low, read on for some of the many causes, with some curious twists that only a holistic thinker can delight you with: Intro – how to get holistic Adrenal fatigue Iron deficiency Gut issues Lowered immunity How to get holistic I’ve really only struggled with energy in the … Read more
Chronic Stress Depletes Magnesium There is no escaping the pressures of modern life! You may be familiar with common stressors experienced by the majority of people, such as financial strain, relationships, pressures at work or school, toxins, diets high in processed foods, and constant Wi-Fi and screen exposure. The main problem is that these assaults … Read more
I can’t control my eating? I’m feeling totally out of control and disgusted with myself. My emotional eating is running my life and I don’t know what to do. To be honest, I believe dealing with emotional eating requires the support of professionals. I’m going to say, it’s nearly impossible to get through it entirely … Read more
What herbs (or other natural medicines) are good for anxiety related to adrenal fatigue? Adrenal fatigue is a modern term for burn out. Technically it’s not the adrenals that have the problem but the pituitary which regulates many of the key hormones in the body – blood sugar, stress, reproductive and thyroid. Regardless, anxiety is … Read more
What is high functioning anxiety and what can I do about it? When an individual has many anxiety related symptoms but may not require medication or ongoing therapy. It’s when the individual is excellent at covering up their struggle through achievement, looking like they’ve got it all together and functioning at a high level (thank … Read more
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