Health Post – A Demonstration of the Power of the Mind

In this example a question was asked as to whether a placebo drug (sugar pill) would work if you knew it was a placebo?  Short answer is ‘Yes!’ The study was done by Ted Kaptchuk in a medical Centre in Boston using 97 patients who suffered chronic back pain. They were given a placebo drug … More Health Post – A Demonstration of the Power of the Mind

Health Post – Bulletproof Your Immune System

Biological Scientists measured the life expectancy of sparrows: one group that lived in a city and the other group that lived in a natural forest and found that there was a profound difference between the two groups. The average life expectancy of the city group was two years, but by comparison the forest group lived … More Health Post – Bulletproof Your Immune System

Fitness Post – The Positives and Negatives of Resistance Exercises

More Exercise Scientists and people from the medical profession are advocating resistance training as a way people can keep mobile and their youth as they age. Even though I have exercised on weights for over 50 years I would like to point out both the disadvantages and advantages of using resistance as a medium of … More Fitness Post – The Positives and Negatives of Resistance Exercises

Health Post – Toxic External and Internal Environment 

So this is an important concept to understand if you want to take responsibility for and have more control of your health. As I said in the introduction to this topic of strengthening your immune system last week, if we have a strong immune system we wouldn’t get sick. All animals in the wild can … More Health Post – Toxic External and Internal Environment 

Health Post – Building a Strong Immune System – Introduction

Health is a state of being that needs to be worked at and ill health is a symptom that our immune system is not functioning correctly. For if it was, we would never get ill! We probably think that we are a lot healthier than people of a few hundred years ago but the fact … More Health Post – Building a Strong Immune System – Introduction