Despite marketing my health practice to women, I find I attract quite a few male clients as well. Men need health support too. Men need to talk to someone impartial. Men are amazing! Newsletter for Connecting Men A friend of mine, Mr Ron Parnell, a local to the Hills and over 80 years old, has … Read more
I love homeopathy! It has been the system of medicine that has made the biggest difference in helping me heal some deep wounds and move through some really challenging times. I prescribe homeopathic remedies for nearly all of my clients; homeopathic combinations, low dose homeopathy, and homeopathy for emotional states that are super SAFE. It’s … Read more
Thankyou to Jenny McGruther for this post. Hi there, So, let me prepare you: This one’s a doozy. I don’t drink coffee, but I do drink tea – green teas, black teas, and loads of herbal infusions. I drink them all day long, especially in winter, along with plenty of water (with a squirt of … Read more
What can we do about Adrenal Fatigue? Question for you… Do you have a deliberate stress management plan? Do you run, go to the gym, take gentle walks, meditate, practice yoga, surf, tinker in the shed, knit? Or do something that helps you destress and unwind? A metaphor for adrenal health and cortisol is, that … Read more
Stress, Adrenal Fatigue and Weight Gain Some people lose weight when they are stressed and others put it on. But even if you’re not eating more, what’s going on inside your body due to the stress might be making you overweight. I have a list here of things that are ‘stressful” that might be contributing to … Read more
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
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