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Are microplastics affecting you?

Back in 2010, when a small human being popped into my world ( I say “small” and “popped”, but she was 9lb 4 oz, and my wife is 5ft 4 inches, so more like a 24 hour marathon followed by screaming and blood, but still….) Picture of my actual wife with the actual small human […]

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Patient centred, principle centred or both?

Sometimes, when things seem too good to be true, it’s because they are. Imagine a perfect couple. He is a famed actor, noted for his good looks and adored throughout the world, women want him and men want to be him. One lucky lady did get him, she is equally gorgeous and talented. Only it […]

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The power for food and infections

Before we get into this week’s newsletter, hot off the press is another review of statins for the reduction of LDL cholesterol and it seems the authors may have been reading my work…… ​​​​​​​ Note in the results section they split it up into reduction of all cause mortality reduction and myocardial infarction (because if […]

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April fools medicine

Well, it has been a heck of a week here at ACN, we are loving the influx of brand new members of the evolution of neuro-mechanical care! Remember enrolment ends tonight at midnight. Don’t get left behind with an outdated model, a wave of health and wellness is coming and you need to integrate the […]

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From Dublin with love

Tragically, the universe has conspired to stop my mac from being repaired, so the next intake of practitioners ready to evolve into the next leaders in neuromechanical care will have to wait a little longer (it is not part of a clever sales pitch, I just cannot record 2 simple videos). On the plus side […]

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Is folic acid harming your patients?

Did you know that folic acid and folate are different things? Folic acid is a synthetic, inactive product not found in nature. The term “folate” has a few different meanings but in general, it means the natural forms found in foods (not fortified, that is folic acid again) and the active form known as METHYL-folate (or more […]

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Mental resilience or fragility?

Last Thursday was the end of all C19 restrictions in the UK, time to celebrate and feel some joy as the weight of oppression is lifted. And the beginning of war in Europe with Russia (or specifically Putin) attacking Ukraine. Pretty depressing all around, frankly. If we then throw in the soaring gas prices about […]

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Vitamin D and statin associated myopathy

Last week we talked about how statins can affect the body’s ability to make the crucial form of vitamin K2, MK4. As we discussed, the most common side-effect of statins is severe muscle pain and soreness, aka myopathy. The mechanism of statins is that they inhibit an enzyme called HMG CoA reductase, which is part of […]

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Statins and how they affect vitamin K2

Last week we talked about the beauty of vitamin D is and how it could just save your patients’ lives. At the end, we also touched on why the MK4 form of vitamin K2 is the one we really need. Note that both K1 and MK7 can both convert to MK4 (we will come back […]

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C19 & vitamin D: Groundhog day?

Well, here we are over two years into a worldwide viral pandemic, but when it comes to the prevention of death/severe C19 using safe, cheap and effective treatments, it sure feels like groundhog day. Yet another study on vitamin D confirms that pre-existing levels are pretty good at predicting who gets really ill and is […]

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