General Health

The green space that heals you naturally

Why going green can be so healthy for you This troubling development policy is a major health issue Why we’re suddenly being prescribed green space The best preventative medicine you can take – and it will cost you nothing When I was a kid, I used to play in a field beside my house. It was not exactly the Garden of Eden. There was an industrial estate at one side and a busy road cutting beneath a bridge at another….
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Here are three simple ways to save your teeth

Has lockdown affected your teeth Are you at risk of being the new Shane MacGowan look-a-like? Discover the simple secrets to keeping your teeth in order One of the casualties of lockdown has been my check up at the dentist. In some ways I am not too upset as Mrs Collins’ big boy is not the bravest when it comes to sitting in the chair – and now the kids are old enough to look after themselves I don’t have…
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How tucking your trousers into your socks can prevent illness

How to avoid Lyme Disease

Can we eat better by eating the ‘wrong’ foods? This may not be fashionable but it certainly works Holiday tips for the intrepid explorers Wonky vegetables and fruit are here at last! It’s been a while since I last visited a supermarket, but last weekend I had to call in to a local one to collect some holiday gear from the Argos counter. Whilst I was in there with all the other happy shoppers (not!) I took the chance to…
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How would you react to being told this?


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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