Advanced nutrition for the brain series: stress, the HPA-axis and neuroinflammation

Date: October 30, 2015
Time: All-day

Advanced nutrition for the brain series: stress, the HPA-axis and neuroinflammation. Targeted nutritional interventions for successful treatment of mental health conditions.

Inflammation is a major contributing factor to chronic modern illness and is driven, in part, by chronic stress and HPA-axis over stimulation. Mental health conditions, in particular clinical depression, are increasingly linked with neuroinflammation. As such, anti-inflammatory interventions are known to result in significant clinical benefits.

During this webinar Dr Bailey will discuss the biological mechanisms linking stress, chronic inflammation and mood disorders, together with a review of the current evidence for a targeted, anti-inflammatory nutrition approach to treatment. Nina will also clarify why some of the recent trials have failed to report benefits and how to optimise your anti-inflammatory interventions to treat clients with anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and PTSD.

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Dr Nina Bailey

About Dr Nina Bailey

Nina is a leading expert in marine fatty acids and their role in health and disease. Nina holds a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition and received her doctorate from Cambridge University. Nina’s main area of interest is the role of essential fatty acids in inflammatory disorders. She is a published scientist and regularly features in national health publications and has featured as a nutrition expert on several leading and regional radio stations including SKY.FM, various BBC stations and London’s Biggest Conversation. Nina regularly holds training workshops and webinars both with the public and health practitioners.