One in seven of us will suffer from migraines, so there is a good chance that someone you know suffers with migraines - it might even be you. It is estimated that there are nearly 200,000 migraines every day in the UK. More common in women than in men, it can affect us at any … Continue reading “If a migraine is just a headache, then Godzilla is just a lizard”
This crucial vitamin helps our skin to heal and protects the cells within our bodies. You may have heard of scurvy, a scourge common in pirates, when they would spend days and months at sea and have limited access to fresh and varied foods. Scurvy is a lack of vitamin C. In patients suffering … Continue reading Vitamin C
Next in our quick series of Vitamin FAQ's we look at vitamin B (if you missed Vitamin A - you can read it here). There are actually lots of different types of vitamin B, but for our bodies the main ones are: B1 - thiamin B2 - riboflavin B3 - niacin B5 - pantothenic acid … Continue reading Vitamin B
It's Mother's Day today in the UK and this gives us a chance to show our mums how much they mean to us - whether they are still with us or not. There is an undeniable connection to your mother, no matter what is going on in life. As babies we are conditioned to bond to the … Continue reading “All that I am, or ever hope to be, I owe to my Mother”
"Doctor, I'm just exhausted. All the time. I'm so tired, there must be something wrong with me" Pretty much every GP or family doctor will hear this several times a day. Tiredness is ubiquitous with our fast paced modern lives, but at what point is it more than just our lifestyle and an indicator that … Continue reading Why am I so tired all the time?