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YOUR MENTAL HEALTH

MENTAL HEALTH  =  BRAIN HEALTH

Talking about 'mental health' or even mentioning those words, has always had a stigma attached to them. That is, up until just recently. So a lot has changed over the last 2 years with the onset of Covid-19 in 2020.

Even people who were previously not affected by stress or had very strong, healthy constitutions, have now been affected by the chronic stress. The ongoing news reports, government announcements, restrictions, loss of job, income and constant uncertainty has affected just about every living person in some way.

These three conditions, Stress, Anxiety and Depression are all causes of memory problems, which are explained below.

The Smart Brain Health Centre specialises in Stress, Anxiety and Depression and looks at these conditions more as brain health problems, not mental health problems.

In order to help you if you are affected by Stress, Anxiety or Depression, then there are two (2)  options available that may be able to help you to address these conditions.

 

OPTION 1:    Nutrition & Brain Health Review

This is the first step to caring for your mental health, memory & brain health.

The Nutrition & Brain Health Review comprises of a 90 minute Online Health Consultation, an Analysis of your present nutritional status and your individualised Nutrition & Brain Health Review.  Check out more information about the Nutrition & Brain Health Review below.

 

OPTION 2 :    The PREVENTION Program

Our Award-winning PREVENTION Program is a comprehensive 12 week Online Program specifically developed to help you if you are affected by Stress, Anxiety or Depression. Check out more information about the PREVENTION Program below.

OPTION 1:    Nutrition & Brain Health Review

Our Nutrition & Brain Health Review comprises of your Initial 90 Minute Online Health Consultation, an Analysis of your present nutritional status and individualised Nutrition & Brain Health Review

NUTRITION & BRAIN HEALTH REVIEW

OPTION 2:    The PREVENTION Program

Our Award-winning PREVENTION Program is a comprehensive 12 week Online Program specifically developed to help you if you are affected by Stress, Anxiety or Depression.

THE PREVENTION PROGRAM

STRESS

Almost any event in life that causes stress can affect our ability to store and recall memories.

If you are under constant stress, you may experience symptoms like memory problems and loss of concentration, as well as headaches, fatigue, difficulty sleeping or recurrent nightmares, irritability, backaches or rapid heartbeat.

Stress is your body's physical reaction to change and involves the 'fight or flight' response activiated by your autonomic nervous system. This controls and stimulates the production of cortisol and adrenaline.

These hormones make the heart beat faster, elevate blood pressure, change the digestive processes and boost glucose levels in the bloodstream to give  you the energy needed to 'fight or flight'. When the possible threat has passed, your body system slowly returns to normal.

ANXIETY

Mild anxiety can heighten physical and mental alertness, allowing the person to react quickly to threat, avoid injury or escape danger. The automatic 'fight or flight' response produces symptoms such as heart palpitations, sweating and restlessness.

Activity in the frontal lobe of the brain is suppressed, interfering with short-term memory, concentration and rational thought. Anxiety, like stress, can affect our ability to concentrate and it may cause us to panic when we need to remember something but are having difficulty doing so.  Anxiety can affect memory at any age.

DEPRESSION

A person suffering from depression for the first time will likely complain of difficulty in concentrating; overall feelings of fatigue, loss of pleasure and interest in hobbies and friends, difficulty sleeping or oversleeping; early morning awakening ; unexplained sadness or weight loss, loss of self-confidence; feelings of worthlessness and recurrent thoughts of suicide.

Depression can make it difficult to concentrate, focus on details and absorb new information. It can also interfere with sleep, and sleep deprivation can compound cognitive problems. Research suggests that long-term depression can lead to a loss of neurons in the hippocampus and amygdala, structures that are important for memory.

Nutrition & Brain Health Review

Our Nutrition & Brain Health Review comprises of your Initial 90 Minute Online Health Consultation, an Analysis of your present nutritional status and individualised Nutrition & Brain Health Review

NUTRITION & BRAIN HEALTH REVIEW

The PREVENTION Program

Our Award-winning PREVENTION Program is a comprehensive 12 week Online Program specifically developed to help you if you are affected by Stress, Anxiety or Depression.

THE PREVENTION PROGRAM

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