Sheena Hendon Health

How does NLP work? The brain, nervous system and therefore immune system and all the organs that function in your body (remembering skin is also an organ) and skeleton are connected. The brain and the mind are without a doubt connected also (some may argue they are in fact the same thing). It is well researched and documented in the medical and psychological fields that the mind and the body are connected. In other words, how we feel psychologically affects our body and therefore our health more...(965 views)
For most people essential oils conjure up memories of a favourite perfume or smell, yet the field of aromatherapy –the use of oils extracted from aromatic plants also use essential oils in the treatment of many physical and emotional health complaints. more...(1439 views)
Feeling confused by all the weight-loss advice out there? No wonder. Diet trends, infomercials for exercise gadgets, ads for pills, and even the latest medical breakthroughs all promise to help you shed unwanted kilos — and they often contradict each other. Sheena Hendon takes a look at holistic weight loss and how mainstream (and natural) medics are recognising that the answer is not simply just more energy out than in and the part metabolic imbalances and the mind play in managing weight. more...(357 views)
Then discover why research suggests that a combination of good nutrition with social, mental and physical activity may be more beneficial in improving or maintaining our brain function – memory, cognition and slowing down brain ageing. We will also touch on which herbs and supplements may boost that grey matter. more...(582 views)
The old ‘calorie myth’ stated that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie - it doesn’t matter whether you eat a 100 calories (or kilojoules) of lollies or broccoli, they will have the same effect on your weight. Yes, all “calories” do have the same amount of energy, but when it comes to your body, things are not that simple.Read on to find out how our body’s biochemistry treats different foods differently and how, in many cases, simple changes in food selection can lead to the same/better result. more...(481 views)
We start our facts on health & wellness series with evidence based research on Fat. Coconut, vegetable, saturated, high fat, low fat, no fat??? It’s all so confusing! ...Let’s look at the latest finding on the role of fat in our diets - - how much and which fats more...(442 views)
Female hormones are as complicated as . . . well . . . female hormones. So if you have hormonal symptoms, fixing them is not as simple as giving you more hormones or sending you home to live with it. Your body needs to be functioning correctly and when it does, hormones have a magical way of properly regulating themselves. In this article we help you to understand why hormones might go out of whack, what happens when they do and natural solutions to get your body back in balance more...(559 views)
With so many mixed messages around concerning nutrition and health, it can be tricky to work out just what makes a ‘balanced meal’. The good news is there’s a simple formula you can use to help give your family the balance they need for good nutrition. It’s called ‘1, 2, 3’ and it applies principles of the ‘plate model’ of healthy eating developed by nutritionists. more...(335 views)
When it comes to fighting off an attack of the winter baddies such as colds and flus, you can call upon blackcurrants – a Superhero of Superfoods, to come to the rescue. These juicy little fruits really do wear the cape, mask and tights – not only are they packed with flavour but research tells us that they may also have amazing nutritional and therapeutic benefits to support a healthy immune system and to beat the winter blues. more...(279 views)
No kid enjoys being unwell so what can you do to protect your child from the viruses, bacteria and other bugs that they are exposed to? Of course, colds and flus are a fact of life and in fact they are a natural way for your child to keep healthy throughout their adult life. However, the important thing is ensuring that the immune system is robust enough for your kid to fight the nasties and quickly bounce back as good as new. So let’s find out what healthy habits we can adopt that will supercha more...(259 views)
One of the common complaints I get from my patients is that their doctor has diagnosed Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis or sub-clinical or clinical hypothyroid and popped them onto medication with little advice as to what could have caused the issue in the first place and what else they can do to manage or even reverse the condition.This article aims to provide this information. By arming you with the most probable causes you will be better equipped to reduce the symptoms and prevent further (or any) thy more...(60 views)
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