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Iridology has long been a diagnosis practice that intrigued me. I had wanted to try it for a long time but did not manage to find a place that can do it (preferably for free, hee hee). Until recently I chanced upon a free iridology test while visiting a pharmacy. Just through shining a pen [...]

There are some things in the world that the world of medicine may not be able to cure/have an answer for. A person gets really sick and admitted to the hospital. Sometimes, the cause cannot be found. Or the cause is found (medically) but despite steps taken, the patient do not get well. I have [...]

Health Symptom posted by someone: Does anyone know anything about ear problems? My mom has suffered for a month and was not getting better. She has had cold after cold and the pressure is still in her ear. The doctors have given her antibotics,and there is still no improvement. It is driving her nuts it feels like she's [...]

You would have probably experienced this- you touch something and feel a mild electric shock. And it seemed to happen to you more often than to others around you. Often, we spend hours each day on electronic gadgets like laptops and mobile phones. These portable devices causes transfers of electromagnetic energies to your body. As [...]

As a woman approaches menopause, many would consider whether to take hormone replacement therapy or HRT.  There are pros and cons of this therapy which is being debated in Western medicine. Some studies said it led to cancer and some don't. I've came across an insightful writeup by Dr Aihan Kuhn in her book Simple [...]

In the Sunday Star under Fit4Life section, Dr Amir Farid Ishak shared his journey from a conventional trained gynaecologist to applying holistic and integrative medicine encompassing herbs, traditional therapies, qi gong, etc. The article titled "10 years of change- My journey from conventional to holistic integrative medicine" is available in The Star Online. There are very [...]

This was published in the book "The Mystery of Longevity" written by Dr Liu Zhengcai. In the book, he had documentend lifestyle practices by centenarians in China. Imagine there was no gym or any modern facilities in China or anywhere else about 100 years ago. And yet, people still lived long and healthy lives. In particular, [...]

There was a real case told to me by my neighbor- there was an old lady was feeling very tired and fatigued. Her sons, being concerned for her, bought the Brands Essence of Chicken for her. After taking about 3 dozens of the essence everyday for about a month, she suffered from kidney failure. I did [...]

This taiji wheel can be found in some of the parks locally. Quite interesting on the benefits written on the equipment: It helps to develop strength of muscle around the shoulder region, improving the flexibility and agility of shoulder joints, elbows, wrist and strengthening cardiac and pheumonic functions. Good for healing frozen shoulders, functional hindrances [...]

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. [...]

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