medication

Is papaya leaf juice from the pharmacy effective for treatment of dengue?

Once a lady shared with me that her husband was admitted to ICU due to dengue (demam denggi in Malay language). He spent about 10 days in hospital where 5 days were spent in ICU. Actually, her husband did not have the classic symptoms of fever. All he had was severe stomachache. But the moment [...]

It is wrong to label an underperformed left handed child as having ADHD

If your child is left-handed, he would probably learn most effectively through visualization and creative tools. The usual education system where logical and analytical thinking is required would leave your child struggling because his mind just operates in a different mode than the usual learning methods that is adapted in the current education system. If [...]

Controversies surrounding mind-body-spirit medicine

Lately in this blog, I have been featuring articles connecting the role of our outlook, attitudes, personality and how we deal with emotions on how they affect health ailments that we may have in our bodies. The mind-body-spirit connection in health and healing has many controversies and in this article, I will attempt to address [...]

Dark circles in the eyes and connection to your kidney health

Recently, a few strangers had passed by me which literally stopped me on my tracks- because the dark rings around their eyes were so obvious. It has then prompted me to research to find out why exactly people have dark rings around their eyes- I was concerned that it could be related to the life [...]

Why you must always have health insurance.

I feel it is important to mention this subject since I am been seeing an increasing number of families who are crushed financially and emotionally when the sole breadwinner is suddenly unable to work to bring food to the table. Or a family member gets diagnosed with a terminal illness and the family could not [...]

Of Caffeine Addict and Running Nose

Are you are caffeine addict who also happened to be constantly having running nose or sinuses? If you cannot wake up without your morning cuppa and have evolved from the normal coffee into gourmet coffee of strong doses- lattes, espressos, moccas, cappuccinos, etc- watch the changes in your body. Do you notice that your body felt [...]

Traditional Method of Relieving Flu and Chills

Is it just me or do you also notice that a number of people around you seemed to be down with flu, fever, cough or sore throat? Perhaps someone you know had just caught a chill and is down and out for about a week. You may resort to taking a course of antibiotics or [...]