LOTS of advice givers!
Dec03

LOTS of advice givers!

  As patients of incurable conditions nowadays we’re surrounded by advice from mostly well meaning folk. Today’s post will look at a handful of these suggestions. Some of them I first heard in relation to lesseniing MS’s effect on the body but which now have a wider audience.   I asked my neurologist, about 15 years ago about what different sorts of foods should or shouldn’t I be eating?...

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Candida Overgrowth Part 2 and/or SIBO?
Nov16

Candida Overgrowth Part 2 and/or SIBO?

This is the second part of my candida cleanse collection of posts. What can we do after finding our spit sinks first thing in the morning? (please see the previous post for details on sinking spit here). I’ve entered into this protocol with a bit more vigour than in the past and am now into my 3rd month of a daily diet of pretty much no sugar, booze, yeast and/or vinegar but lots of fresh veg (mostly greens less starch) and no...

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Candida Schmandida?
Nov02

Candida Schmandida?

There’s regularly much mention in complementary/well being/alternative circles about troubles with candida albicans, its overgrowth and the many and varied symptoms it can create in humans. This post will be looking at just one strand of how to get a body working better by introducing how to see if it’s a problem for you. My next post will go into greater detail about how to reduce it’s presence in the body. Have a...

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Personalised help for MS and other long term conditions?
Sep01

Personalised help for MS and other long term conditions?

So, in the post “eat your greens” I mention the process I’ve just begun which involved sending some spit over the Atlantic to have my DNA sequenced by these folk. I had some reservations about finding out something in my genetic code that might be lurking in the future but, knowledge is power. I might be worried about how this data could be used if it fell into the wrong hands but having an ms diagnosis in the here...

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Homemade Fermented Veg
Jul19

Homemade Fermented Veg

Does having Ukrainian great grandparents mean I have homemade fermented veg in my blood? I don’t know but it is a really easy process, becoming a little bit organised has been one of its happy side effects. A search on homemade fermented vegetables will deliver many youtube clips on how to make sauerkraut, kimchi or get pickling to your heart’s content. They can show you better than I can describe the process of making our...

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