General Health

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Pre-Diabetes

Have you been classified as ‘at risk’ even though you are healthy? Discover why this common diagnosis is a major con Find out why all calories are not created equal Dear <NAME> Tomorrow I will be arming myself against danger. Face mask to the fore, hand gel by the gallon and a determined look of ‘don’t mess with me’ on my face. I have to go to see my GP for the annual check up… These sessions have become something…
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Could a famous aphrodisiac save the NHS £23m per year

Why does Viagra fail for more than a third of those who take it? Find out the common causes of impotence Funny how red wine has made this list again!   Watching the TV last night an advert came on for a company called Numan. The piece described how common erectile dysfunction was, but how uncommon it is for men to seek help to deal with it. We are well into the twenty first century, and there is still a…
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You don’t need to be Tom and Barbara to enjoy this…

Two crucial health truths that get ignored  Here’s why governments don’t really care about your health  Want a post-lockdown detox? If you overindulged a bit these past weeks, there are just NINE of these natural detoxers left in stock: click here to find out more   There are two sure-fire ways to get healthy. The first is to get out and about regularly – walking in the fresh air every day, letting the sun hit your skin. The second is…
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Do you have a problem with exercise?

The problem with suddenly taking up exercise  Is this vitamin the secret to staying injury free?  Top athlete makes a surprising recommendation to prevent bone loss, muscle stress and fractures   A few months ago I joked that as soon as lockdown started, a lot of people began to insist that they were exercise junkies! “I MUST have my daily 2 hour walk!” – declares man who struggles to get from the sofa to the fridge for a beer. “I…
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An ear problem you might not have detected

Why I think my earwax is alive  Revealed, a surprising link between hearing and cognitive decline  Foods that improve your hearing I think my earwax is alive! And it is very upset. My wife doesn’t agree with me on this but hear me out. It was only a few weeks ago I wrote to you about the problems with using cotton buds to remove excessive earwax… Within days I started to get really itchy ears myself. I was desperate to…
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How the moon affects your health

Nonsense or truth? What do you think? Feeling uneasy? Here’s a weird reason why  Can the moon really be used as a tool for living a better life  No offence, but here’s why we’re all lunatics Did you see the moon last night? It was what is known as a ‘waning last quarter’ moon. This usually appears a week after a full moon. According to ‘moon mentor’ Kirsty Gallagher, author of Lunar Living: Working with the Magic of the Moon…
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