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Take responsibility, vitamins, and a position for sleep

We should all take responsibility for our own health, and this is something I both advocate and practice.  That’s why I got my GP to refer me to an MS specialist neurologist here in Spain, and why Lisa and I […]

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Health: Debate over best system will continue

There is no doubt that I prefer social healthcare. That means I support healthcare funded by countries, such as the UK and Spain, rather than needing to buy private health insurance, as in the US.
Now, that is not to say […]

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Practicing Yoga can Help Improve your Health

A Colorado man practices yoga, as part of a holistic approach, to tackle symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
Dan Melfi, aged 65, told me that he has been on several medications since his diagnosis in 2009, but that none of them had […]

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Low fat vegetarian diet looks good for MS patients

How eating meat might possibly affect any disease, let alone multiple sclerosis, was the furthest thought from my mind as a child.
My family, as I was growing up, were all meat-eaters and this has continued throughout my journey into adulthood […]

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Busy Monday for settlers

Ok, Monday morning was extremely busy as Lisa and I, with the help of Barry, managed to open a joint account with a Spanish bank, register with the local medical centre and make our first appointment to see a doctor, […]

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It’s official – Cloudy skies are bad for our health

Just had to allow myself a little smile of satisfaction when scientists agreed that Lisa and I were correct in making our decision to move to sunny Spain from cloudy, rainy Britain.
Well, of course, that is not what the actual […]

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