To Vaccinate Or Not? A Parent’s Dilemma

 Vaccinations are very much in the news at the moment and everyone is wondering whether or not to have the shots. Interestingly, this is not a new topic and many doctors and scientists have been expressing doubts about vaccinations in general. In particular, there is considerable discussion on whether the current vaccination programme for children is actually safe. The medical authorities would have us believe that it is, but are they right?

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Negative Thinking Weakens The Immune System

Some time back I wrote about how having a negative attitude is seriously bad for our health. Well, it goes even further than that. Science is also telling us that a negative attitude will depress the immune system, making us less able to fight off infection.

 The Corona pandemic has made us all aware of how important a strong immune system is. Good diet, exercise and weight management all play a role in maintaining good immunity, but how many of us have ever given a thought to how our thinking affects our immune system? Continue reading “Negative Thinking Weakens The Immune System”

Antibacterial Cleaners Are Bad For Our Health!

Antibacterial soaps

Just last week I noticed an ad on TV for a new anti-bacterial version of a well known brand of dish washing liquid. It’s another example of how detergent manufacturers are using fear tactics to sell products, in spite of clear evidence that the antibacterial ingredients in the products are seriously bad for our health and the environment . Over the last few years we have been bombarded with ads implying that we are bad parents if we don’t protect our children by using these chemicals.

 Ever stop to think that generations grew up happily, and healthily, without them? Continue reading “Antibacterial Cleaners Are Bad For Our Health!”