Get Up & Go Breakfast - Awareness Health - Wendy Christien

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Wendy is a wellness practitioner and an health coach at Intergrated Health Solutions and she helps us ensure we manage our bodies well, to get the best out of them.

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Wendy Christien - 13 Jan 2022 - 3 Ways To Inprove Your Sleep

We need sleep to keep our bodies well and healthy. Good quality sleep
protects our mental health and physical health and has a profound impact on
our quality of life. Wendy shares on why we need sleep, what happens in our bodies if we don't sleep enough, and she shares 3 tips to ensure you get better sleep tonight!

Wendy Christien - 6 Jan 2022 - Start The New Year Well

Starting well is probably on most people’s agenda, but the practicality of
maintaining our resolutions and health goals can be less easy to achieve if we don’t have specific plans and goals in place.

Our daily choices can set us up for a good or a bad day and how we think and feel about these choices can have a knock-on effect for the next day, next week, next month, and the rest of the year.

Wendy Christien - 16 Dec 2021 - Lupus

Like other autoimmune diseases, the inflammation caused by Lupus can impact various systems and organs in the body such as the blood cells, joints, brain, skin, lungs, and heart.
The most distinctive characteristic of Lupus is a butterfly shaped rash on the face which usually spans across both cheeks, but this doesn’t happen with everyone. Wendy shares more...

Wendy Christien - 9 Dec 2021 - Rheumatoid Arthritis

With Rheumatoid Arthritis a person’s immune system attacks the healthy
tissue in their joints. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that is not only confined to the joints – it can also cause medical conditions related to other systems such as the heart, lungs, eyes, blood vessels, nerves, and skin.

Wendy Christien - 2 Dec 2021 - Hashimoto's Disease

Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland.
With Hashimoto’s disease, the immune system attacks the thyroid gland which can cause inflammation and usually results in an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
Hashimoto’s is most common in middle-aged women, but it can also occur in men, women in other age groups and children.

Wendy Christien - 18 Nov 2021 - Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, which affects multiple organs and systems in the body, can also be known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy or celiac sprue. The immune system over responds to the protein in gluten causing damage to the small intestine. Gluten grains include wheat, rye, and barley.
Wendy shares more on this important topic...

Wendy Christien - 1 Nov 2021 - Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmune diseases occur when our immune systems over produce antibodies that mistakenly attack healthy cells in our bodies.
Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from autoimmune diseases, and these usually show up during their reproductive years. Ethnicity and family history can also influence the expression and type of autoimmune diseases people experience.
Wendy tells us more...

Wendy Christien - 4 Nov 2021 - IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a blanket term that is used to describe a
common disorder that affects the large intestine and results in the following
 Cramps
 Diarrhea or constipation; or a combination of both
 Pain
 Bloating
 Gas
Wendy tells us more...

Wendy Christien - 21 Oct 2021 - Women's Health - Part 4 - Chronic Pain

More people are thought to suffer from chronic pain globally than those
diagnosed with diabetes, heart disease and cancer put together.
Women are in the majority when it comes to people living with chronic pain.
Hormonal changes, reproductive status and menstrual cycle impact a woman’s pain threshold as well as her perception of pain.

Wendy Christien - 21 Oct 2021 - Women's Health - Part 3 - Mental Health for Over 40's

The 40’s can be a time of reassessment and many women may find themselves dissatisfied during this life stage. Women are having children later in their lives so during their 40’s women may still have young children to care for. For others, their children may be older, but they find that they have more time on their hands which gives them more time to think about their goals and dreams and it could be a time of re-invention.

Wendy helps with practical advice to navigate this difficult season...

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