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2 tricks to help you swallow pills easily

Revealed, my version of The Matrix… will you take the red or the blue pill… or NEITHER? What to do if you find a whole food supplement hard to swallow. 2 tricks to help swallow pills easily In the sci-fi film The Matrix the hero, Neo (played by Keanu Reeves), suspects that something is wrong with reality. The world is glitching like a faulty computer programme, so he tries to find out why. In one of the most famous scenes, he…
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Is this a blinking health sign?

Discover why the number of times you blink is important Could coffee be our saviour? Find out how much coffee should you be drinking per day As you’ve probably guessed, I’m a voracious reader. I read pretty much anything. If someone leaves a leaflet on a park bench. I’ll pick it up and take a look. If a gibbering man on the street is giving away books about Scientology, the End of the World or reincarnation, I take THREE copies….
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Revealed: 3 types of stress that do you good

Why this acclaimed Harvard professor believes you could live to 200 and still feel great in your old age Revealed: 3 forms of ‘good stress’ that increase your lifespan Proof that you can turn back the clock I’ve written a lot about ‘turning back the clock’ in these letters. Whether it’s improving your eyesight, increasing mobility, or feeling mentally sharper… There are lots of natural remedies, supplements and therapies that can help. But lots of people assume that ‘turning back…
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Have your youthful indiscretions left you at risk?

A shocking health revelation for an old friend. How could being overweight protect you? Natural ways of combating bone weakness & helping you stop the bad habit that can lead to it. None of us are perfect… certainly not me! Few of us have led blameless lives without the odd indulgence into something that places our bodies under pressure or at risk. However, I was sad to hear from one of my University friends about how her smoking back then…
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Have we got medicine totally wrong?

Why it’s wrong to expect this from your GP The problem with the quick fix attitude of Western medicine Alternatives to asthma drugs and pain killers Yesterday, I was standing in a socially distanced Post Office queue. My mask was on… the smell of hand sanitiser in the air… the essence of 2020! Ahead of me in the queue was a middle-aged couple. Of course, I was eavesdropping like I always do! The woman was telling the man about her…
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5 of the weirdest sunstroke remedies ever

How a heat wave can prove expensive for some Find out what happens when you have heat stroke Can these really be remedies for really hot weather? Thankfully it is a bit cooler this week. I know so many of you have really struggled with the heat and humidity we endured recently. Under normal circumstances where I have a cold swimming pool and a cooling beer close to hand I love heat like this… albeit for my 2 weeks in…
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