More about Migraine

What is it? Migraine is a type of recurring headache that many of us have experienced before. A study conducted in 2019 has shown that 330000 Singaporeans were affected by it. As the number continues to grow, we should learn more about the health condition and how to manage it. Symptoms Can be on one …

Maintaining Good Gut Health

Symptoms In your daily life, do you: get stomach upset easily? (bloating, constipation, diarrhea etc.) sleep less than 8 hours daily and always feel tired? experienced skin irritation? (eczema or psoriasis etc.) take antibiotics over a long period of time? Maintaining good balance of gut bacteria If your answer is yes to one or more …

Care for Your Smile

Do you know? Most Singaporeans will only visit the dentist when they have a dental problem. 31% of Singaporeans aged 60 years and above were totally toothless as compared to 20% in other developed countries. It is important to take good care of our well-being and that includes good oral hygiene. Poor oral hygiene can …

Managing Joint Pain

Have you ever experienced discomfort, ache or soreness in your: Wrists Hands Hips Knees If the answer is yes to one or more of the above options, most likely you had joint pain before. Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joints allow the bones of your skeleton to move which …

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a health condition whereby breathing is interrupted during sleep. Here are the things that you should know about this sleeping disorder: What are the risk factors? obesity large tonsils a large tongue, which can block the airway a narrow palate or airway that collapses more easily smoking What are the symptoms? …

Health Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is a popular beverage amongst Singaporeans and many of us will start our day after having a cup of coffee. Many research studies have highlighted the possible health benefits of coffee: Coffee contains caffeine, a stimulant that has been shown to increase energy levels and decrease fatigue by altering levels of certain neurotransmitters in …

What is in your pack of instant noodles?

Are you a fan of instant noodles? Instant noodles are the all-time favorite food of Singaporeans and according to an online Nielsen poll in July 2020, 49% of the 201 respondents said they eat instant noodles for the “delicious” taste, while 35% considered instant noodles to be their “comfort food”. Only 24% choose healthier versions …