Warts & verrucas

Warts and verrucas, not life-threatening, not dangerous, but a nuisance, not very pretty and sometimes sore. They are both caused by human papilloma viruses, and eventually, unless your immune system is suppressed, your body will launch an immune response and they will go. In healthy children or adults, half will go within 1 year and […]

Sticking to a diet

So you made it your resolution a while back that 2014 was going to be a healthy year? And how is that working for you? Restricting ourselves in any way never sounds tempting. I’ll give you a few hints though on how to be able to stick to it. When we first started our journey […]

World Cancer Day

CLEW honours those who are fighting, those who survived, those who didn’t survive, those who fear, those who lost a loved one, those who continuously work to find cures, and those who continuously work for even more awareness. We all have somebody to stand up for.   For more awareness, go to http://www.worldcancerday.org

Coping with winter

Katie Nail on how to get through the short days and grey skies, waiting for spring. Growing up in Florida, I always found “winter” to be an enjoyable time. It was the one time of year that I could wear a jacket and “real” shoes, there was the excitement of Christmas, the sun was always […]

What about those e-cigarettes?

I was certainly celebrating on New Year’s Eve this year, and not just to welcome in the New Year for the usual reasons. Finally, finally, Luxembourg has caught up with much of the rest of Europe. From the 1st January, we will be able to go to a bar for a drink without coming out […]

Shopping healthy

The new year has started and I bet most of you have one new year’s resolution in common. You want to eat healthy. Right? You have probably heard of trendy diets like Atkins, LCHF (Low Carb High Fat) and Paleo (eat like a caveman). So where do you even begin? You begin when you go shopping. […]

Mindfulness

How are your stress levels? Often my patients reply that they are fairly high, and in this day and age, life can be pretty full on for many of us at times. But a solution could be close at hand; there is lots of scientific evidence to support a technique called “mindfulness”. It has been shown […]

Have some vegetables for dinner!

Are you making an effort to serve vegetables to every meal (OK, most meals) you cook? Stop that! Yes, I know, that’s weird advice, but you see, I don’t think you should think about what veg to add to your meal. I think the vegetables should be your meal. Everything else is what you’re adding. […]