I came across a recent news article which is interesting, though none too surprising perhaps for sceptics of so-called ‘targeted’ pain relief. This is a two part story really. 1. Targeted pain relief isn’t truly…

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Your body is full of bacteria, but it’s not all bad. Literally. Whilst research is lacking and the role of both bacteria and probiotics remain highly contested, belief in their importance is becoming more widely…

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Day in, day out, we’re bombarded with information, ‘fact’, advice and opinion on what’s good for us and what’s not. Whether it’s the things we do, what we drink, what we live next to, or…

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Whenever I think of the future, of a goal or where I want to go and the life I want to live, I’m initially filled with a small glow of hope. Immediately afterwards, I’ve overcome…

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Despite the bad press they receive for missing problems with patients, not listening to them or fobbing them off, and despite having experienced a lot of this of this myself over the years, I think…

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I came across an article recently on the Daily Mail about ‘cyberchondriacs’. It’s lovingly titled : “‘Cyberchondriacs’ clogging up A&E after googling their symptoms and worrying that they’re seriously ill”. Read the full Daily Mail…

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Lately, there’s been more talk of ‘invisible illness’ and perhaps more taboo or ’embarrassing’ problems. This is partly thanks to those who have come forward and shared their stories, or who have posed for photos…

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After so many false starts, ideas I never followed through on, and general frustration with never sticking it out with a blog, I am finally doing this. As someone with ‘invisible’ illnesses, undiagnosed symptoms and…

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