General Health

The science behind this New Age practice

Why a woman attacked me with a fiery stick  The common herb you can burn to ward off infection  So what does modern science think of this arcane, ancient practice? I was 26 years old when a woman attacked me with a fiery stick. It all started when I was invited to the flat of one of my rugby team mates for lunch one Saturday. When I walked in, I was surprised to see bohemian touches everywhere… Indian quilts thrown…
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Is it wrong to give a sham treatment?

Mock treatments are given out by GP’s… and their patients get better! The placebo effect and big Pharma, not always good news Discover how the placebo effect works Just imagine an ideal world where your ailments could be cured without any further risk to you. Every drug has some risk attached to it, common anti-inflammatories often cause stomach upsets, cold remedies make you drowsy and blood pressure pills risk kidney failure. But, there is a way that you can be…
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I won’t be bullied by the new normal

Why I refuse to accept the new normal  How optimism can extend your life, according to scientists  And finally, an important update on our supplements (I hope you’re not disappointed) “The new normal.” I hate that phrase… In essence, it says: “Things are really weird but you’d better get used to it.” Maybe so… But it feels a little defeatist to me. It’s like a kid being punched in the arm by a bully every day and being told: “Oh…
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How you’re stopped from visiting the best CBD shop?

Revealed – how you are being denied access to effective remedies Discover why these two internet giants are not doing their jobs It is time to fight back – visit the best CBD shop now The more I get to discover about natural remedies and the influence Big Pharma has on suppressing their publicity and usage, the more I begin to smell a rat in every news story. I saw it a few weeks back when the vitamin D and…
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Myths about exercise busted

Controversial opinion alert  But here’s a man who says that exercise is unnatural!  Discover why the modern age might not be so bad for us after all A long time ago… Before Twitter and Instagram existed… Before Brexit, Trump, the banking crash, wildfires in the Arctic Circle and the pandemic… I started writing the Good Life Letter. Simpler times, back then, I think. Even though it was only 15 years ago. So much has changed in the world – not…
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It’s enough to make your teeth itch!

Discover why this type of heavy metal is bad for your health The real truth about your dentist Hurrah! These fantastic teeth protecting sweets will so be back in stock Back in July I offered some tips on how you can look after your teeth – if you missed it read the newsletter here. Surprisingly over the next few days I heard from several readers who wanted to know more about the health impact of mercury amalgam fillings. Truly this…
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