When Holden Ruled

Last week General Motors announced that they are ending the Holden brand.   For those outside Australia, and even Australians born after the mid 90’s this won’t mean much. But for those of us of a certain age it is the end of an era. And this includes people with a...

The Universe Is Expanding – Are We Keeping Up?

I recently read an article that says the universe is expanding, and not only that, but that it is expanding faster than was previously thought … which got me to wondering … if the universe is expanding, are we keeping up? The universe was thought to be expanding at a...

Age Is How You Feel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w5Z_DCJ4Uak The old adage that you are as old as you feel may have more credence than we think.
Heart Check – Mate!

Heart Check – Mate!

It has not been a good week for big public health. In a massive backdown, the Australian Heart Foundation has pulled a series of advertisements which suggests that people who don’t get a “heart check” don’t love their families. I did not see the TV version but heard...

Are You Putting in the Effort and Not Seeing Results?

Are You Putting in the Effort and Not Seeing Results?

Do you put in a lot of work and effort in your career/business, relationships and life, yet have little to show for it?  Are you getting discouraged with the lack of results your efforts are producing? The Hard Way or the Easy Way? Sometimes we do things the hard way...

Medicalisation Strikes Again

Medicalisation Strikes Again

It was reported earlier this year in the Weekend Australian that over 100,000 Australian children were prescribed antidepressants in 2017/18 - a doubling over the last six years. This should sound alarm bells even though the health department attributed some of the...

Your Body Is Not Wired For Hypertension

Your Body Is Not Wired For Hypertension

Has your medical professional told you ... you are a candidate for hypertension? Have you been told to cut out salt? Over the past few decades, the medical industry put sodium on the bad list and got people to restrict or even cut out the salt in their diet. As...

To The Polls

To The Polls

Australia is about to go to the polls and as usual health is a “hot topic”. The turnover of prime ministers here has caused some bemusement. For those reading overseas, Australia does not elect its prime minister. To that extent we follow the UK system where the...

Headaches

Headaches

There are many causes of headaches - most are not serious. Treatment depends on the cause. https://youtu.be/5J6cYIuVAWA

Eat Bacon!

Eat Bacon!

Dr Joe debunks the nonsense peddled about meat. https://youtu.be/tKokvhnSVNc

Nature’s Way

Nature’s Way

Regular readers know that I am a strong supporter of the rights of individuals to live their lives as is best for them, without interfering with the rights of others to do things their way. Thus, whilst I do not personally follow it, I have no issue with anyone who...

10 Powerful Tips To Regrow Your Hair & Restore Balance

10 Powerful Tips To Regrow Your Hair & Restore Balance

Hair loss is a conversation that not too many of us talk about in public, unless you’re in the hair business. Or, maybe you whisper concerns to your best friend. I know men may feel less attractive when they find their hair is thinning. They confide, they have more...