Lady in Heated Pool

How to get a Mid-Winter Glow

Glynis Barber Health, Skincare 2 Comments

I have to confess that I find January to March the toughest time of the year. The winter is a long gloomy one here in the UK and it’s really hard to stay upbeat, energetic and glowing with health. It’s very tempting to stay home in baggy pants and eat comfort food. And yes, I’m just like everyone else when …

Lemon Honey Ginger

Ward off Winter Bugs

Glynis Barber Health, Press 0 Comments

They say that men are the worst patients, but I have to admit that in my house, it’s me. My son is positively stoical and my husband, happy as he is to grab sympathy wherever he can get it, is pretty matter of fact when ill. I, on the other hand, literally think I’m going to die at the first …

Old Tap in Old Kitchen

How Safe is Your Tap Water?

Glynis Barber Health, Product of the Month 1 Comment

Water is arguably the most precious commodity on earth (other than love of course). And yet for most us in the west, we can afford to take this precious liquid for granted. We turn on the tap and there it is, gushing out and available for drinking, cooking and washing. But how pure is this tap water? How does it …

Women and Heart Disease Campaign

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I’m very proud to be part of the British Heart Foundations’ campaign that has just launched. The idea is to raise awareness of women and heart disease and when you read the statistics below you will understand why. I met up with a wonderful group of women consisting of Kate Thornton, Amanda Byram, Melanie Sykes, Gemma Atkinson and Angellica Bell …

Holiday Sun Hat And Sea

The Most Common Holiday Problems Solved

Glynis Barber Health 0 Comments

No-one is a bigger hedonist than me. I’m sure I’m not alone in excitedly looking forward to my holiday and counting the days till take off. However, holidays can sometimes be quite stressful. It can take a few days to settle down into a new environment and a change of routine. And then of course, there are all kinds of …

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing – Part 3

Glynis Barber Health 4 Comments

Before embarking on hormone therapy of any description, it’s really important to understand all the risks. I know it’s a bit like a biology session, but I do recommend reading all the info so comprehensively laid out here by Dr Gordon. You will see that risks associated with BHRT are minimal compared to conventional hormone therapy, and in some instances …

Ageing Gracefully

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing-Part 2

Glynis Barber Health 2 Comments

Why oh why do women lose their waists and become “apples” instead or “pears” with the approach of the menopause? Dr Yehudi Gordon explains and looks at the connection between nutrition and hormones. Nutrition, of course, being something of great interest to me. The truth is that emotions play a large part in how and why we eat. Women have …

How Hormone Therapy Can Slow Down Ageing – Part 1

Glynis Barber Health 12 Comments

People often ask me “what is your secret”? I always say there is no secret, just a combination of things that make a huge difference to how one ages. I call it the Toolbox, filled with the tools that build a happy, healthy, youthful body. But the truth is that the decline of hormones is probably the most ageing thing …