Blog 2017-09-20T10:10:40+00:00


Newsletter June 2017

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: Newsletters|

We've had requests to post previous newsletters so we'll be posting all Dr Brom's newsletters since mid 2017. From the desk of Dr Brom Dear Friends Welcome to our new-look newsletter. It coincides with [...]

Being the ‘Nice Guy’

By | September 20th, 2017|Categories: Musings|

I guess most people want to be happy and content with life and yet struggle to attain these qualities in a world torn apart by greed, anger, arrogance and ‘I am right, you are wrong [...]

The Pain of Painkillers

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The strange thing about pain control medication is that many studies have shown that even a placebo tablet can work for pain management, and that also applies to serious pain. When intravenous pain medication is [...]

Brain or Mind? Depression

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ask any doctor what the cause of depression is and they are more than likely to talk about an imbalance of neurotransmitters, such as serotonin or dopamine. That is the conventional story and why drugs [...]


By | June 21st, 2017|Categories: Musings|

I am fascinated by the placebo response and often wonder if the good effects of drugs (and even natural products) are placebo responses. In a report published in the New England Journal of medicine, [...]