Pain Relief

Why this old fashioned condition might be creeping up on you

Natural gout remedies

This is why ‘The Disease of Kings’ is no laughing matter The foods that increase your risk… …and what you can do to reduce that risk, naturally I feel like I ought to write today’s letter in Old English… Sorry, Ye Olde English… Because a surprising number of Good Lifers have written in about gout. That’s right – gout. That staple of black and white comedies. In fact, one of my favourite Laurel & Hardy films is based around one…
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A reader has tasted something funny in this pain remedy Copy

Paracetamol

Oops, sorry for my gaff A reader has tasted something funny in this popular over-the-counter pain remedy Why these drugs can be dodgy I remember once seeing someone post a funny proofreading gaff online. It was from a report on infectious diseases and STDs, which contained a list including Chlamydia, Syphilis, Lyme disease and – er… “Genital Wars.” Genital Wars? I can’t imagine that being something George Lucas would take on as a box office smash movie idea. Or an…
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Why I don’t like this bandwagon behaviour

CBD oil made simple

Amazing, I’ve been to a lot of trade shows but I’ve never seen anything quite like this health revolution Why the USA is changing its mind about this drug Try this if you suffer chronic pain, anxiety, nausea, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis and insomnia… Ever been to a trade show? If not, imagine a massive room full of stalls and displays, with all kinds of wonderful prototypes, new products and innovations, all vying for your attention. Think…
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Why we are all heading for pain

The UK’s commonest pain

Discover what the most searched for term is on the NHS website… …prepare to be amazed that it isn’t a cure for the cold or flu! Here is the advice we all need to listen to As I sat down to write today’s newsletter I began to think what would be the most common pain most people would have to endure. Most of us would know the agony of toothache, maybe slightly more the pain of a blister on the…
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British resolve means that you might suffer more pain

How Britain deals with pain

Does your experience of A&E match mine? Napoleons descendants were our saviours. Never say that I don’t cover the complete story… Tony is a really good friend, and a good drinking mate to boot My wife describes us as being as ‘thick as thieves’ in reference to our close friendship, rather than our mental capacity. And it’s true, we have been through school, sixth form and university together so there is not a lot of secrecy between us. A few…
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Get to grips with this major gripe

Help for back pain

The drugs don’t work – no surprise there then! Are you doing your bit for a better back? Discover the five surprising ways to achieve a pain free life Are you a martyr to back pain? Waking every morning and making those first small movements to see whether you’re going to suffer or not? Thinking twice about bending down to pick the post off of the mat? I share your pain! As a sufferer myself, I’ve written many emails on…
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