Episode 14: Health, healing & the power of hope

Health, healing & the power of hope

Science shows that thoughts, both positive and negative have a direct influence on our immune system, and influence everything from our ability to deal with infections ranging from the flu and controlling HIV, all the way through to its influence on our ability to heal after an operation. There is something powerful about having a positive outlook, which is most definitely easier said than done. The scientific community have finally put a label on it – Psychoneuroimmunology! We also interview PhD researcher at the University of Cape Town, and Mental Health practitioner, Remmy Shawa on a few practical tips for improving mental wellbeing.

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Hosted by Dr. Yemisi Bokinni – A trained medical doctor, researcher, and long-standing promoter of public health. Dr. Bokinni graduated with a Medical degree and BSc in Human Genetics from King’s College London. She also has postgraduate training in nutritional genomics and personalised medicine.