I have become increasingly concerned about the appearance of my arms

Dear Diana I have become increasingly concerned about the appearance of my arms so much so that I never reveal them even on hot summer days. The skin appears mottled, marbled even, and I most certainly have ‘bingo wings’. Is there anything that can be done ? Valerie Gould, Bucks     Valerie you’re notContinue reading “I have become increasingly concerned about the appearance of my arms”

Too much sitting

We sit to take the weight off our feet but sitting for too long can result in slack abdominal muscles and slumped posture encouraging cramp and indigestion.  Exercise helps to re-oxygenate your system and improve your circulation and digestion.  Reintroducing exercise for the less active and for those getting older or restricted in their movementsContinue reading “Too much sitting”

Chronic inflammation is one of the major causes of the changes that we have assumed to be due to the normal ageing process

Vast sums of money are being spent on the search for the elixir of life, a drug that would slow the ageing process. But there is no pill or drug that we can recommend. But, there is a fascinating new idea emerging from research and that is that by becoming more active we can reduceContinue reading “Chronic inflammation is one of the major causes of the changes that we have assumed to be due to the normal ageing process”

Strong hands and fingers

Our hands and fingers are anatomically complicated areas of our bodies consisting of 27 bones, and for us human beings they play an important role in how we function in both our body and sign language.  It’s fascinating to learn that the 10 digits of two hands, and also the 12 phalanges of 4 fingers (touchable byContinue reading “Strong hands and fingers”