On Saturday 20th August we hosted a Health, Wellness and Healthy Eating Workshop at La Maison Cairn B&B in Glencairn. Just as an aside, La Maison Cairn is a beautiful, 4 star B&B with the most magnificent views across what must be one of the most spectacular bays in the world, False Bay. Mr Weatherman [...]
What is stress? Well essentially stress is nothing until it results in the up regulation of certain hormones that we know only react, or are produced in response to stress. That means that there has to be a physiological reaction to some sort of stimulus (an initiating factor, either from outside the body, or from [...]
Our bodies don’t distinguish between the real stress of a physical danger like a near motor car accident or the self-inflicted stress of becoming anxious because of our thoughts, such as getting tense and upset about being late. Unchecked emotions and thoughts cause actual physiological change in our bodies taxing the endocrine system, and particularly [...]
Introducing First Line Therapy (FLT) – a unique and scientifically based wellness program First Line Therapy is a personalized lifestyle medicine program centred on therapeutic lifestyle changes (TLC) such as healthy nutrition, nutritional products, exercise, and stress management.