The Relaxback UK Show

Are you interested in your health or the health of a loved one? Mike Dilke speaks to experts in all kinds of health related fields covering topics such as smoking, vaping, medicines derived from cannabis, mental health, sleep, exercise, joint pain, back pain, nutrition and many others. Keep up with important health news and issues by listening to the Relaxback UK Show.

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4 days ago

The vitamin and mineral supplement industry is huge - do we really need to spend so much money on these things? Also it seems that what they say on the bottle is not always as true as you might think. Then a look at some career paths in the NHS.

5 days ago

Dr Sarah Jarvis gives some pretty brutal facts about the number of people that die from heart disease caused by high levels of cholesterol. Then some basic facts on how to avoid becoming a heart attack statistic. Then a way to relax and reduce stress. Could be useful to avoid heart problems.

Wednesday Jun 15, 2022

There is a lot of research on Parkinson's disease happening right now covering a lot of different areas. Hear from Alex Reed who runs the European Parkinson Therapy Centre and Simon Stott of Cure Parkinsons.

Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

Ian Fletcher-Price is founder and CEO of Posturite who supply ergonomic equipment to many different companies. He and his staff keep very close to their corporate clients and take note of the mood music - he is a good person to engage in a bit of crystal ball gazing about the future of work. We mull over where we will be working, how we will be working and how many of us want something different from our working lives which can scare our employers.

Tuesday Jun 14, 2022

Varied topics on this show. In the second slot I chat with a couple of vaping industry leaders. When it comes to smoking and vaping it seems that vaping is almost certainly the lesser of two evils and can be used to help people stop smoking. However with product names and marketing that appeal to teens is it being targeted at our children? The first section is looks at electric scooters and whether we are changing our commuting habits to include them. It is my view that these and other electric vehicles will chage the city scape and how we get around in the next few years.

Monday Jun 13, 2022

Tim Coates from Oxbury Bank explaining ways in which farming methods can help reduce the impact of global warming. A lot of methods are looked at. He covers cattle and methane emissions being a greenhouse gas. In the UK he says most beef cattle are outside and pasture fed and their impact is minimal. The real impact comes from huge, intense farming operations in other parts of the world but mainly from the natural gas industry. He thinks that blaming it on the cow is unfair - have a listen. The second topic is looking at how chiropractors can help you.

Friday Jun 10, 2022

Alex Reed is MD of the European Parkinson Therapy Centre which successfully helps a lot of people with the condition. He is a man of huge energy - he also has Parkinsons.

Wednesday Jun 08, 2022

Professor Greg Whyte is an elite athlete but this is relevant to us all - hear him talking about exercise, getting celebrities to achieve physical feats for Red Nose Day, recovery from injury and exercise. Also find out if he is officer material!

Monday Jun 06, 2022

I speak to a neurosugeon about deep brain stimulation as a way of treating Parkinsons Disease. Then how specialist nurses can really help MS sufferers lead a fulfilled life.  

Wednesday Jun 01, 2022

Ensuring good mental health for you and your staff at work will help to keep up productivity. Hear about one way to do this. Also with the return to the shops after covid should we be wearing masks in some situations such as getting our hair cut or eyes tested?

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