Welcome to our regular conversations on herbs, nutrition and well-being with herbalist Cathy McNease. This week we take a look at summer health, a perfect topic in as the high heat of summer approaches. Cathy also takes a look at anxiety, its relation to heat and heart stress, and ways we can alleviate our summer health issues while we maximize the benefits of the season.
Cathy McNease is a nationally certified herbalist with a Diplomate in Chinese Herbology from the NCCAOM, a B.S. in Biology and Psychology from Western Michigan University and two Master Herbalist certificates from Emerson College of Herbology in Canada and East-West Course of Herbology in Santa Cruz. You can read more of her columns, advice and guidance in her collection, In Harmony with the Seasons: Herbs, Nutrition and Well-Being, available in print and e-book.