General Health

Could sun block increase the risk of skin cancer?

Find out why using sun block might not be a good idea Discover two common ingredients you have to avoid Enjoy the sun but not too much “It’s the sun I tell ye!” Bank Holiday Monday saw folk pointing towards a strange yellow ball in the sky and wondering what it could be. They began to shed their rain soaked garments and rediscovered feet that had long been hidden in wellington boots. Raising their pale and sallow faces towards the…
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The nasty surprise lurking in the long grass

What this bullseye rash really means Get your trousers tucked in folk! Six of the best natural ways to defeat this disease. I’ve had more than a few emails recently from concerned readers about an increasingly common problem. It’s called Lyme Disease and it can be particularly nasty. This bacterial infection is spread by infected ticks which live in long grass and heather, especially where there are lots of sheep and deer. Unfortunately this type of open country is where…
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A healthy tonic from a most unlikely source

How the good things in life can be even better Why science isn’t all bad Why this really can make a huge difference to health for all of us Today I have some fantastic news for those of you with a penchant for red wine. It turns out that a small glass a day is good for you as it can lower blood pressure for those at risk according to a study published in 20201. So that’s great! But I…
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Another link between gut and brain health

How your gut is linked to these serious illnesses  When your microbiome becomes poisonous  Do you need a poo transplant?  Last week I confessed that I’d not been feeling great during this last lockdown. I’d been overeating comfort foods out of anxiety and boredom, to the point where I really piled on the pounds. My stomach began to ache all the time and I felt pretty miserable in my head too. If you missed it, you can read that post…
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How to get healthy by opening your back door…

This is why Good life letter readers are the very best A remarkable health benefit from Dandelion & Burdock Why it’s time to celebrate the weed patches I can’t thank you enough for the emails I have had since I wrote about my lockdown struggle on Friday. You truly are a wonderful and supportive bunch, if Carlsberg made an audience for a modest little health letter, it would probably look a lot like you… It has really helped me focus…
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My lockdown dietary shame revealed

I have to confess something to you  How emotions influence your health  Four danger signs to watch for I started writing these emails back in the Dark Ages… When the internet was only knee-high to a grasshopper… And most of cyberspace was all fields. During that time, I’ve researched a lot of health subjects and made many amazing discoveries about physical and mental wellbeing. Because of that, I’ve made changes to my lifestyle – following the advice I give you…
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