Dysevolution

Today is @WorldHealthDay, brought to us by the @WHO so let’s look at some general principals, rather than any specific conditions. For the last 50 years or so, we have been seeing “epidemics” of non-communicable diseases such back pain, obesity, diabetes, allergies & intolerances etc. These can be seen as diseases of dysevolution (AKA evolutionary … Continue reading Dysevolution

Sleep Hygiene

Today is World Sleep Day, hosted by @wasmf. So let’s take a look at sleep hygiene. The modern world seems to be seeing an “epidemic” of insomnia, with its knock on effects throughout the body as our hormone levels are thrown out of balance by so many aspects of life (mood, mental state, appetite and … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene

World Spine Day

Today is World Spine Day 2020, supported by the WFC, and BCA (amongst others). Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, with a global prevalence of 18.1%; it is one of the most common reasons for missed work, and one of the most common reasons for visits to the GP surgery. … Continue reading World Spine Day