I am usually asked about the manner in which the personality type affects health. If you have read my book Know Yourself and are familiar with the four personality types – sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic – you would have
Episode 8 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine.
Draft for knowyourself
The Effects of Diuretic Herbs on the Kidneys Diuretics are alterative herbs, which increase urine volume. The kidney’s nephron activity is directly or indirectly suppressed – energetically cold – or stimulated – energetically hot – affecting different aspects of kidney
A man in his thirties was preparing for a knee operation. He had lost the cartilage in both knees and so needed knee replacements (or so he was told). His job entailed alot of walking and he had been told
Episode 7 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine. Identifying your own mizaj – biotype.
‘Why am I the way I am? Why are others the way that they are? How may I avoid much of the conflict in relationships in my life?’ The Know Yourself Workshop on the 25th of August will take you
The IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) has linked regular lack of sleep to an increased cancer risk, showing a 36% increase in breast cancer risk amongst women who work a night shift for more than 30 years. According
A man in his 40’s was preparing for surgery to correct the difference in length between his legs (about half an inch difference). This was causing postural problems and back pain. They planned to shorten the longer leg by shaving bone
“The collective principle asserts that (…) no society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means.” — Aneurin Bevan, the chief architect of the NHS No one can deny the