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How to optimise and improve your immune system

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24 Windsor Street

Invercargill, Southland 9810

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Understand the role of the gut-brain axis, glutathione, the endocrine and endocannabinoid systems in improving your natural immunity

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INVERCARGILL - Want to learn more about the immune system, building natural immunity and how to ward off viruses? For those with autoimmune conditions, immunocompromised or experiencing immune dysfunction come and learn about the important factors behind these immune issues and how to improve your immune function.

The inflammatory cascade-

Understanding what inflammation is, how it affects our body and how the body tries to respond. Differentiating between primary (external), secondary (internal) and tertiary (signalling) inflammation.

Glutathione peroxidase (GPx) and protective enzymes-

The antioxidant enzyme systems involved in enhancing natural immunity and reducing chronic inflammation. Criteria for effectiveness of antioxidants.

The gut-brain relationship-

The role of the microbiome and gut in inflammation and how the gut and brain are related during times of stress.

Immune dysfunction and auto-immunity-

When the immune system becomes dysfunctional. Complications during infection and inflammation and collateral damage of host tissue.

Creating a holistic and integrative health pyramid to build natural immunity-

Brining it all together and creating your own personalised prevention and recovery map against inflammation, infection and illness. Must have's and should have's, what to include and what to avoid to ensure better health this Winter.

Price: entry by Koha

Duration: 90 mins

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Presented by Dr Corin Storkey

Founder of Seleno Health. Corin is a health educator with over 15 years of academic and research experience, specialising in medicinal antioxidant chemistry, oxidative diseases, cellular protection and health. He holds a PhD in medicinal chemistry from the University of Melbourne, Australia and the Heart Research Institute – Sydney, Australia. He has previously struggled with and overcome chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). His research now focuses on linking science to traditional uses of native Peruvian plants and educating on the science behind natural health solutions.

Leisa Cournane:

Leisa graduated as a Medical Laboratory Scientist in 1994 with local and international experience in the field spanning more than 20 years. She has an Advanced Diploma in Naturopathy, PreKure Health Coach Certificate and is an accomplished and trained naturopath. Her philosophy focuses on foundational nutritional therapies and natural approaches to managing a wide variety of health conditions. She provides education to people and the tools they need to better manage their own health, with individualised and customised health plans based on their own capabilities and needs.

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