High Cholesterol… Says Who?
Feb26

High Cholesterol… Says Who?

High cholesterol… according to what measure? Don’t leave before you read the last few lines! My lipid profile was checked when I was going in for other blood tests at the doctors. The GP surgery pointed me to a website to read as I had ‘high cholesterol’. My level could be considered borderline high according to some measuring, apparently. My cholesterol numbers are not at the bottom of the UK’s range,...

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Adaptive Stress deserves exploration and Three is my Magic Number.
Jan17

Adaptive Stress deserves exploration and Three is my Magic Number.

Adaptive stress can make or break us. Today, we’ll look at 3 low cost strategies to better deal with adaptive stress. I believe these 3 strategies help me look younger than I am. I aim to do them at least a few times a week . Recently, I was visited by a physiotherapist who specialises in walking. I believe she gives talks about fall prevention to hospitals and social centres for the elderly. How lucky am I? Her workplace is...

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Search High and Low
Nov26

Search High and Low

I watched an interesting show this morning on allfour (after forgetting to record it last night). I was expecting (perhaps wildly) a sharp focus on a new treatment or at least a Search High and Low ethos that perhaps didn’t involve further damage to an already damaged body. The Search for a Miracle Cure I’d read an article about arguably the UK’s most well known solicitor on his investigation into a treatment option....

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Dehumidifying to affect where we are now?
Jan03

Dehumidifying to affect where we are now?

Probably this should be split into a larger number of posts? What for example does dehumidifying have to do with youtube updates? I recently made an update to my first ever youtube clip. In the more recent update I’m moving around a bit rather than sitting in two locations that I’m mysteriously transported between. I was able to move better back then than I am now. I think my inner pessimist shines through when I act as if...

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Planning isn’t a dirty word!
Dec06

Planning isn’t a dirty word!

The title for this piece mentions the dreaded P word, planning. It helps point us toward an important aspect of the season… Not just Christmas dinner timing; which accompaniments to accommodate the most ‘select’ eaters coming to stay or optimal christmas pudding creation time but also likely nap times for all generations visiting. Planning and timing are for life not just for Christmas (but especially at xmas?) The...

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Pleiotropic… what?
Dec20

Pleiotropic… what?

Pleiotropic, this word explains why the posts on this site are a little scattered and not yet bundled into nice easy sections. It’s not just because my brain hasn’t felt sharp enough to turn on a concise, subject dividing sixpence recently! Also, life isn’t neat and tidy: Everything is interconnected! what does pleiotropic mean? Dr Tom O Bryan defined pleiotropic for his followers a few years back…...

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