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Each morning, as you get up from bed, have a habit to drink a glass of hot (not boiling hot but as hot as you can swallow without burning your throat) or at lease a glass of warm water.... on an empty stomach before you brush your teeth. Drink it slowly, by sips if you [...]

Kangkong is also known as water glorybind, water spinach, water convolvulus and swamp cabbage It is a popular dish in Asia and normally eaten stir fried with shrimps, garlic and/or chili paste (belacan). As kangkung is a water based plant with hollow stems, it is not surprising that leeches can breed in it. The following is [...]

The following are a number of health problems arising from smoking: You can click on the picture to enlarge it: 1. Hair loss 2. Cancer of nose 3. Teeth decay 4. Cancer of the tongue 5. Emphysema 6. Cancer of the lungs 7. Cancer of the breast 8. Cancer of the kidney 9. Discoloured fingers [...]

I know beer/ chilled wine and steak and lamb chop goes hand in hand in the Western meal indulgence. Many people like their steak/ lamb chop served raw or medium. If you constantly enjoy your steak/ lamb chop raw or medium or half cooked together with beer and wine ....and suffering from stomach uneasiness and [...]

Do you find yourself having chronic pains in your abdomen area, like areas of stomach or the left/right abdomen area?  There is a simple stomach rubbing exercise adopted for thousands of years that is so simple and yet effective. It is taught in the book The Chinese System of Self Healing by Dr Stephen Chang. [...]

Interesting by unexplainable symptoms of heartburn- nothing turned up at tests and all over the counter medication relief were not effective: Doctors don't seem to have a clue what's going on. Any ideas? At 17, I was already having heartburn after eating/drinking certain things. When I turned 19,  it had gotten to a point that [...]

A question posed: I don't know if it has to do with the fact that a lot of things have been irritating me lately/I've been depressed for a while now. I've never had this problem before, until now. But I've been really angry and upset about something for a long time now. This just started happening like [...]

There is a good writeup by Prof Dr Christopher Boey Chiong Meng on dealing with children who have diarrhoea or watery stools.  An excerpt contains good tips to prevent children from getting diarrhoea caused by infections: Make sure you feed your child dairy products that have been pasteurised in order to destroy harmful bacteria. Serve [...]

We all know it is very important to have adequate intake of fiber ranging from oats, vegetables and fruits. But please keep in mind that you need to drink lots of water as well. There was a case I heard where a person who had an inflammation of the stomach even though he took a [...]

You may know the feeling- as you wake up, your tongue felt dry and as if there’s a coarse coat on it. And your stomach feels queasy and unwell- you probably feel gas moving along your digestive track and overall, you feel uncomfortable. And you have very bad breath- of course nobody’s breath smells like [...]




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