I read this powerful article the other week on dropping sperm counts, and needless to say, it’s both shocking and sobering. Please go read it! Essentially, average sperm counts in men have halved in approximately the last 40 years, as shown by rigorous systematic reviews. Unless something is done to halt the decline, human men … More Plastic, male infertility and what to do about it
Well…I managed to go ages without posting anything again. I blame the new job mostly; I have officially started the GP training programme, the next step to being the functional medicine doctor I aspire to be! Working in the sexual health clinic which has been busy, in addition to a hectic summer! I’ve been thinking … More The Deprivation mindset
I’ve been meaning to write this blogpost for almost two months, and it’s finally here! So, in mid June I wore the above cyborg-like gadget on my upper arm for two weeks. No, I haven’t quite become *that* kind of biohacker, starting the possibly inevitable merge of human flesh with technology. Instead, I was measuring … More Why I measured my blood glucose continuously for 2 weeks, and why you should, too.
I made ice-cream again! We’re kind of having a heatwave in London at the moment. Yes, mid to high 20’s (Celsius) in the UK is considered a heatwave, I guess because we really are not prepared for such sweltering temperatures. There are no fans or air-conditioning units in my house :(. So the only solution, … More Vanilla cardamom ice-cream
The other day I listened to the umpteenth podcast with Chris Kresser, who has recently published the book “Unconventional medicine“, on how the modern western medical system is broken and how he thinks we can improve everyone’s health with a more holistic model. I’m about to order the book, which is of particular interest to … More Thoughts on medicine, healthcare and paving the way to wellness.
I’ve been playing around with dipping into ketosis more these days (especially after a fairly high carb month while travelling around South America), and the easiest way to eat ultra low carb is having the option of a delicious treat once in a while. Enter…keto chocolate ice-cream! I usually make my ice-cream with raw, grass-fed … More Keto chocolate ice-cream
I have no idea why it took so long, but yesterday was the first time I tried “Golden milk”, which is an adaptation of an Ayurvedic health tonic made with milk and turmeric. Golden milk seems to be all the rage in the West now; I keep seeing it in health food cafes and on … More Golden milk latte