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After having written the causes of skin rashes from the health perspective, few months ago I started to experience a bout of sudden skin rashes outbreak. I suspected there is an emotional issue behind it since I also happened to undergo a period of great uncertainty.  The moment I had the issue solved, the rashes [...]

Years ago, I spend a few months living by the river near the hills tribe in Mae Hong Son, Northern Thailand. Each day, we would get bitten by sandflies. Now, these sand flies are quite harmless looking.... they looked like small little fruit flies. But boy, aren't they just sneaky. They would sneak up at [...]

Children due to their innocence may blurt out whatever they are feeling or thinking without a second thought. However, bad repercussions may arrive for having teased, insulted or hurt another child with one's thoughtlessness. I want to share with you three real life examples that really happened in my life. It is strange but whatever [...]

Do you find yourself caught in the embarrassing situation of having dandruff on your dark coloured coat even though you wash your hair often? Even by trying the smelly tar shampoo that is supposed to get rid of dandruff only relieved the condition a little. If you work out often in the gym, and tend [...]

When I was taking a course of Chinese medicine herbs, in order for it to be effective, I had to abstain from taking fruits, fried stuff, tea (red tea, teh tarik type) and cold drinks. One day, while chatting with my Indian friend about healing methods, she told me she was aware that when one [...]

If you are born with a big nose, you may be teased mercilessly during school and being called with all kinds of names. Hence,  you may hate your big nose so much that you are seriously considering going under the knife for a plastic surgery to alter it. Before you do it, I would like [...]

Telling someone that he or she has body odor has to be approached delicately, tactfully and with sensitivity.  Perhaps it is someone you cared enough- and you do not want people to tease, laugh or talk about her behind her back. Or it could be  from someone working near you whose body odor (usually coming from the armpits) [...]

I was sneezing profusely one day at office when a Malay colleague of mine advised me to try out 'rawatan resdung' or traditional Malay treatment for sinus as well as for other related conditions like allergies, pimples and even dandruff. Often if we suffer from sinus, doctors would prescribe medicine like Piriton, Polaramine and Claritin.  [...]

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