Current Posts – 23 May 2019

The risk of addiction that comes with various prescription drugs is growing. Around 190,000 people in the UK are addicted to pain killers and tranquillizers and millions suffer SSRI withdrawal. Claiming there is a compound that can stop opioid craving in 24-hours, but it has been banned sounds like social media conspiracy clickbait. But it’s true. A small band of Iboganaughts are fighting to have it legalised. [Read the post…]

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The long-running guerrilla war between ME/CFS patients and the psychologists who deliver the only approved treatment, may soon be ending. For anyone not involved it seems like those military conflicts in far-away places – complicated, little understood and not much to do with me. However, the experience of the ME/CFS campaigning patients is directly relevant to grass-roots activists in other medical areas where patients’ experiences are discounted or ignored. [Read the post…]
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Do you wonder if you can believe everything drug companies claim about the safety of vaccines or statins? After all they do often exaggerate benefits and minimise risk. If you question vaccines, the rhetoric says you are a   bigger threat to the planet than Donald Trump. Questioning statins makes you an irrational statin denier. The evidence-based medicine wars are hotting up. [Read the post...]

Confused by the war between the supporters of fats and carbs?  Do carbs make you fat and sick? Will a low carb diet deprive you of fibre and take years off your life?  I’ve just written a book - The Hybrid Diet - with nutritionist Patrick Holford, which brings clarity. You should regularly eat both. We are designed to run on both fat and carbs. You just need to switch between them. [Read the post...]



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