Monthly Archives: January 2017

High Strength Vitamins and Minerals

20th October New High Strength Pills and Potions? We may soon be noticing an increasing amount of high strength vitamins and minerals hitting the shelves; these are rumoured to be in the pipeline from pharmaceutical companies. I presume that these … Continue reading

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Diets: Alkaline vs Plant vs Grain Free

As we have reached that time of the year when we are bombarded on all media fronts by the latest diets and DVDs, it was interesting to watch a programme that was looking at the above nutritional changes (not a … Continue reading

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Reducing the Number of Medicines We take

23rd September 2016 I was totally intrigued by Dr Chris van Tulleken’s programme last night – this guy is exactly the sort of GP who should be cloned and made available to all consenting NHS patients! Whilst recognising the need … Continue reading

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Protected: Turmeric (Curcumin)for Health

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Under Active Thryoid Annual Check Up

21st September 2016 Well, here’s an oddity: Following my annual blood test to check my thyroxine levels, I have received a call from the surgery today to advise that my levothyroxine level may be too high. Having spent the last … Continue reading

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Monitoring of Prostate Cancer

19th September 2016 Prostate Cancer Interesting research from Oxford University reported in the September issue of “Incontinence”: Men with prostate cancer who choose to be actively monitored are enjoying a life without the side effects (which include incontinence and erectile … Continue reading

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A wonderful Afternoon of Rugby

21st July 2015 I’m eternally grateful to the team at Sale rugby for a wonderful day – thank you so much for the invitation! It’s not often that I get to have an afternoon off from work and it was … Continue reading

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