Common Cold

For the purposes of this blog, we will only be presenting the common cold. Flu will be another blog, another time… So what is the common cold? Do we know the facts? Are we aware how we get a cold? WHY are colds so common? WHY are colds more common …

The Real Truth about Diabetes

Dear World Since 2007, the United Nations recognises Diabetes as a Global threat and designates November 14th each year as World Diabetes Day, in honour of Frederick Banting’s birthday. (1) Diabetes is a very common disease, which is rapidly growing. In the past it was a problem of industrialised nations, but today it …

The Real Truth about Suicide

Dear World There are more deaths from suicide than from war and homicide together. (1) Are we up to date with what is going on? Did we know we have a World Suicide Prevention Day? Are we aware of this? What is this all about? Why is suicide a global …

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

So here we go again – another awareness day for our world. What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day? What does that mean to us on the street? Have we even heard about this syndrome? What is a syndrome? What are the medics saying about it? What is this really all …

World Asthma Day

Dear World, Have you ever wondered why we have these world awareness days? Have you noticed that they seem to be about our health? Why is it that the world needs to KNOW more about Asthma? Why is it that all the advanced science we have today does not know …

World Health Day 2016

Dear World Are you paying attention, we have World Health Day on 7 April 2016 from WHO. Who is WHO? WHO is the World Health Organization and their job is to inform us all what is going on. So what does WORLD HEALTH mean to you and me – the …

HEARTBURN and Common Sense

The American College of Gastroenterology states that 15 million people everyday in the USA experience Heartburn. It is estimated that One in Five in the UK suffer with Heartburn. Heartburn is increasing rapidly – over 50% in the last ten years. Acid reflux is one of the top health related Internet search …

Cold Hands, Cold Feet

It is reported that February is the coldest month in the UK and it is Raynaud’s Awareness Month. Their aim is to highlight the problems associated with Raynaud’s that are estimated to affect over 10 million people in the UK – that is 1 in 6. You can read more …