Stress: Maximize Your Health & Prevent Disease
We all have it. Some of us even think it is good for us! But there is now extensive research to indicate that chronic stress can have a profoundly deleterious effect on our health, both current and future. Left uncontrolled, cortisol, the body’s main stress hormone, can promote cardiac disease, diabetes and cancer. To maximize health and prevent disease, learn how to assess your stress exposure, the impact it is having on your body and your risk for developing disease.
Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed, Naturopath, Author
Penny Kendall-Reed is a Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University with a B.Sc. in Biology and a minor in Neurobiology, she attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. Here she earned her degree in Naturopathic Medicine in 1997 and received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. As a specialist in weight loss and author of a national best seller, The Naturopathic Diet (and the more comprehensive book The New Naturopathic Diet), and co-author of her newest book, The No Crave Diet, Penny Kendall-Reed travels throughout Canada and the United States lecturing on weight loss and weight related diseases. She has also co-authored the book Healing Arthritis, The Complete Doctor’s Healthy Back Bible and The Complete Doctor’s Stress Solution. She is a health expert for CTV’s on line, and Canadian Living magazine. She appears regularly on television, magazine and radio across Canada and the United States addressing various health issues.