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special guest speakers
Coldwater Swimming with Rachel Andrews
Have you ever wondered what the benefits of cold-water immersion are? Are you interested but don’t know how to ‘dip your toe into the water’? Does cold water reduce inflammation? What kit would I need? How do I go about it? How long will I need to be in to gain any benefit? How cold is cold? Why do you do it? A chance to hear from Rachel about her own experiences and gain valuable tips and advice to maybe give it a go.
Fibre and fatigue with two doctors
Q&A with Linda Jones (Salus CEO/Founder)
This is a recording of the live Support Group Q&A session with our very own CEO/ Founder Linda Jones. Thank you to everyone who came along to the session, we hope you enjoyed it. Linda has the first-hand experience of recovering from CFS / ME so this was a chance for our community to ask her anything that they would like to know.
DR MArk Moss
Mark is head of the Department of Psychology. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the Division and oversees staffing and budgeting for all programmes of study. Mark teaches on the second year undergraduate Psychobiology Sensation and Perception module, undergraduate and Masters level research methods modules, and a final year alcoholism option.
Mark was a founding member of the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit (now the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre) at Northumbria University. His main research interests relate to the modulation of cognitive function and mood through natural interventions, with a current focus on phyto-aromatics.
His research includes the positive effects of peer massage on wellbeing and the effects of rosemary essential oil on memory and oxygen and improved cognition.
We will have the wonderful opportunity to listen to him talking about some of his research and to ask questions relating to it.
Mandys Long Covid Journey
Mandy shares her own unique experiences on this Long Covid journey.
Mandy considers herself to usually be very equipped to help herself maintain good health and fitness but feels this condition has no rhyme or reason. Mandy has been a personal trainer for over 30 years working in UK and abroad. She has also led a council initiative to help develop and promote increased choices for exercise and fitness for the whole community including hard-to-reach and low socioeconomic groups, to help reduce pressure on the NHS for mental health and obesity.
Mandy is a qualified Occupational Therapist, working part-time at the moment. Mandy has used this platform to let her voice be heard about her struggles with living with Long-covid in the hope that it can let people know that they are not alone on their journey.