In this Free and Inspired radio episode, find out more about your sleep cycles and how to use them to wake up feeling refreshed. Click here to read the full article, or scroll down to listen to the podcast on your favourite platform! “If you want to know about someone’s health, ask them how they sleep.” Or so Professor Andrew Huberman’s saying goes. How can we get … [Read more...]
Get to know your sleep cycles.
Sleep is important. We spend a third of our lives doing it. I don’t think you need me to tell you that. The last few years seem to have been characterised by every online expert offering everyday reminders. My particular favourite quote is from Professor Andrew Huberman. “If you want to know about someone’s health, ask them how they sleep.” It doesn’t end … [Read more...]
Correct Vitamin D deficiency for IBS, sleep and immunity?
Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent in Hong Kong. So much so that it’s more of a surprise when my patient’s blood tests return showing sufficiency. There are a few reasons for this high level of deficiency that we are going to cover in the article. One of the main reasons Vitamin D is so important is the variety of functions it performs in the body. A key … [Read more...]
FIR Episode 43: Melatonin for IBS and Depression?
In this episode of Free and Inspired radio, discover how Melatonin works in the body. For example, find out how it interacts with other hormones such as cortisol, some things you didn’t know (Melatonin and IBS?!) and, of course, some guidelines on how to take it. Click here to read the full article, or scroll down to listen to the podcast on your favourite … [Read more...]
FIR Episode 21: Is alcohol good for me or not?
Our subject for this week is dedicated to Alcohol awareness month and asks the question “Is alcohol good for me or not?” “I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the answer seems to be a resounding no. It doesn't seem to be good for you at all.” Click here to read the full article, or scroll down to listen to the podcast on your favourite platform! At least … [Read more...]
Is alcohol good for my health or not?
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the answer is a resounding no, alcohol doesn't seem to be good for your health at all. At least based on new emerging research in 2022. This new research is counter to the narrative that seems to have permeated over the last decade. In fact, even whilst putting this together, I was surprised just how much the research is … [Read more...]