Posted on 28th January 2015 at 07:30
Scarcely a day seems to go past without some reference to the latest health concern in the press. Diabetes. Obesity. Cholesterol. High blood pressure. ADHD. Sadly these are just a few examples. The list is a long one and getting longer by the day.
Whichever problem is under the spotlight, the process seems to be the same. Experts are tasked with pinpointing THE cause.
Treatments and medications are specifically developed for it. Lobby and patient groups are set up to bring it to people’s attention.
And in all this minutiae, the bigger picture is missed. The common links running through so many of our modern health problems.