All posts by Ches Power

Top 10 Things To Do… to survive a visit to the doctor

doctors vistAre you due to visit your doctor.  For whatever reason you decide to see a medic, there are some useful things you can do to make sure your visit is worthwhile and helpful and hopefully will aid relief or even cure your symptoms.  But you don’t want to get ‘hooked up’ in the medical merry-go-round, for the rest of your life, not if you can help it. Continue reading Top 10 Things To Do… to survive a visit to the doctor

Side Effects Flu Vaccine – Part 2

Before I start…
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multi vial box of flu vaccine (Flulaval)

Before I start on part 2, (See Part 1 here),  I want to list those vaccines that DO HAVE Thimerosal in them:

Please note: this is specifically aimed at the US market.  UK flu vaccines do not contain thimerosal (thiomersal). Continue reading Side Effects Flu Vaccine – Part 2

Side Effects Flu Vaccine

 

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Can’t see Santa until you’ve had your flu shot kids!

It’s that time of year when the flu vaccination will be touted by your local care provider, doctor, or even the local chemist or supermarket!  What are you going to do?  Will you have another flu jab this year?  Did it help last year?  Did you have any effects from the vaccination?  Did you actually catch the flu despite being vaccinated? Did your health provider inform you of the risks and possible side effects? Continue reading Side Effects Flu Vaccine

What is Alabama Rot

CRGV ulcerIf you like taking your dog/s for long walks in the forest and countryside or off the beaten track, you may be worried and surprised to learn that there is a very serious disease that dogs are contracting from walking out in country areas.  The inference is that muddy and boggy areas could be harbouring this disease.

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Blood Pressure : what drugs are you on? Conclusion

drugsThis is the conclusion of a 4 part article on blood pressure : what drugs are you on?  Renin Inhibitors is the last BP drug to discuss.  Click here if you want to catch up on: Part 1 for Diuretics, Part 2 for CCBs & ACEIs and Part 3 for ARBs and Beta Blockers. Continue reading Blood Pressure : what drugs are you on? Conclusion