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Winter Sun and your Vitamin D levels.

Winter Sun and your Vitamin D levels.

Before the year 2000, very few doctors ever considered the possibility that you might be vitamin D deficient. But as the technology to measure vitamin D became inexpensive and widely available, more and more studies were done, and it became increasingly clear that vitamin D deficiency was rampant.   Most adults ... Read More »

Water!

Water!

My greatest discovery this decade has been water. This sounds ridiculous, the answer I have been searching for all these years is right in front of my nose! I was dealing with a nasty injury that has been difficult to heal. I was already on a life mission to bring good health ... Read More »

What are your New Years resolutions ?

What are your New Years resolutions ?

If your goals are to feel healthier and happier then try a tip below:   Take a walk after every meal, it reduces blood glucose and improves your overall metabolic response helping to prevent fat storage. Do a minimum set of 40 squats every day. Body weight will do. Include ... Read More »

THE MISERY OF MOSQUITOS AND HOW TO AVOID IT!!

THE MISERY OF MOSQUITOS AND HOW TO AVOID IT!!

Mosquitoes cause more human suffering than any other organism. Diseases transmitted include: malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, chikungunya, yellow fever, filariasis, Japanese encephalitis, Saint Louis encephalitis, Western equine encephalitis, Eastern equine encephalitis, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, La Crosse encephalitis and Zika fever, to name but a few! Over one million people worldwide die from mosquito-borne diseases every year. The ... Read More »

Trauma on the High Seas

Trauma on the High Seas

Today I would like to share with you my passion for Marine Medicine, a topic close to my heart. As most of you know, my life revolves around the Superyacht industry and Marine Medicine. Due to the fact my family and friends are all involved heavily in the industry, it ... Read More »

Happy New Year, time to support your liver!

Happy New Year, time to support your liver!

The words ‘Liver & Detox’ spring to mind as quickly and easily as ‘Posh & Becks’.  Most people are well aware of the liver’s important role in getting rid of toxins from the body; less familiar though are the 500 or so other essential jobs your liver does every single ... Read More »

COLOUR VISION ENG MEDICAL CHANGES

COLOUR VISION ENG MEDICAL CHANGES

A very happy New Year to you all!   Many people suffer from defective colour vision. The new MCA regulations are very significant in developing and maintaining a career at sea.   COLOUR VISION ENG MEDICAL CHANGES   On 22 November 2016, at the Approved Doctors Seminar in London, the ... Read More »

Club De Mar Medical

Club De Mar Medical

These are exciting times for Club de Mar Medical!   Firstly, we recently underwent the second MCA audit of 2016: the first highly successful audit, in May 2016 was medical, and concerned the standards and procedures associated with our ENG assessments. The second triumphant audit happened in late October and ... Read More »