The Five Ways to Wellbeing. With #mentalhealthawarenessweek fresh in our minds, here’s some reflections and tips for wellbeing from a dad parenting his two kids in lockdown.
Charlotte Pulver is a natural healthcare expert and founder of the Frontline Immune Support for NHS staff, like my husband Alex, and the blog’s GP Dr. Luke. Here she gives 7 important tips for boosting your immune system during a pandemic and beyond.
As I wrote in part 1 – with lockdown easing in the coming weeks, we’re all opening our doors to an increased risk of infection. Having an Infectious Disease doctor working on the front line in the house means we are six times more likely to catch coronavirus. As a result, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to protect ourselves.
As we slowly ease out of lockdown in the coming weeks, we’re opening our door to more virus and more risk. As a Nutritional Therapist married to an Infectious Disease doctor, many of you have asked what we will be doing to protect our family….
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is thought to affect up to 20 percent of children at some point in their school years. Symptoms of IBS including abdominal pain and alternating diarrhoea and constipation, are the second cause of absenteeism at school. What could be the answer?
I love sprouts. They’re a power house of nutrients, an excellent quick snack or lovely addition to any salad. They’re also much easier than you’ll imagine to do, and a fun activity with the kids….
When the warmer weather comes it usually marks the end of seasonal coughs and colds. However, this year we’re still fighting coronavirus with another potential surge in June as we come out of lockdown. As if we didn’t have enough to challenge our immune system right now, some of us will be fighting a war against pollen too.
Alex is an Infectious Disease Doctor and Researcher from Oxford. This is the fifth instalment of his honest and insightful work/life diary. We may be easing out of lockdown, but it’s certainly not over yet!
It’s rhubarb season in the UK and I like nothing better than a good old fashioned rhubarb crumble. Rhubarb is incredibly nutritious and high in fibre promoting regularity. Here’s a healthy recipe..
If you, me and every living thing in the universe were actually just pawns in some giant scientific experiment, we would not necessarily know right now. Is this simply someone toying with our existence? Testing the waters. Putting a spanner in our works to see how well we’ll cope. Will we sink or float? The scary thing is that, Covid-conspiracy-theories aside, this argument is also a genuine scientific hypothesis and the subject of serious academic debate…..