Monthly Archives: December 2016

What is Tourettes?

David Beckham
David Beckham has TS

What is Tourettes?  I was on the train going to London and there was a young man in the seat in front.  To my surprise he started twitching and swearing.  This was my first encounter with someone with Tourettes.  People were looking round and scowling and I must admit I was a little appauled at the profanities coming from him.  I thought at one time, he was swearing at me!  Tourette syndrome (TS) is an unfortunate and debilitating condition but, it is not generally the only condition that the sufferer has to contend with… Continue reading What is Tourettes?

Proton Pump Inhibitors Side Effects

Do you suffer from indigestion, heartburn or other digestive problems.  Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease).  This used to be called heartburn but now it’s been allocated a fancy name and given the class of a ‘disease’.  It is a condition we’ve brought upon ourselves and it’s often being wrongly diagnosed which leads to inappropriate medication which can be detrimental to your health!

over the counter NexiumNow an ‘over the counter’ drug

If you have been prescribed with a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) drug, no doubt it will be something like Nexium (esomeprazole), Prilosec (omeprazole), Protonix (pantoprazole), Prevacid (lansoprazole) or Zegerid (omeprazole) for example.  But now these drugs can be bought without a prescription, known as an over the counter drug.  This means you can buy them willy nilly and poison yourself even quicker than if you’d gone to the doctor for some. Continue reading Proton Pump Inhibitors Side Effects

Vitamin K and Newborns

Vit K shotMy last article spoke briefly of a little known supplement that is given to newborns, mostly worldwide, by way of a shot or an oral supplement.  Vitamin K and Newborn is about the injection for vitamin K1 and it is causing a lot of controversy.  I would like to give you the lowdown on this vaccination so that you can make an informed decision as to whether you have your newborn injected, that’s if you are given the choice! Continue reading Vitamin K and Newborns