In this post, I would explore the possible personality types of people with high erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) in their blood test results. If you find yourself having higher than normal ESR rates, but the rest of your blood results is normal, you may want to read on further. When I was in the corporate world, [...]
I often hear folks asking why do they get rashes (sometimes itchy, sometimes not) on the finger where they are wearing their ring, mostly the wedding ring. There are a few possible causes to the rash appearing on that finger that is wearing the ring. 1.Allergic to the materials of ring If you have just [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Psoriasis is a skin condition where delineated discs or patches of inflamed tissues covered in silvery-white scales. Medically, there is no known cure for psoriasis- at best, treatments such as UV and usage of steroids (for serious conditions) at best is to contain or control the breakouts. It is no easy to live with psoriasis. [...]
Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]
Months ago, I came across the following interesting problem by someone: Am I allergic to the smell of mint? Every time I smell mint I get a headache, watery eyes and I cough and sneeze a lot, and my throat will sometimes burn. Someone that sits near me at work is always chewing very strong mint [...]
In the era of sedentary lifestyle and convenience, most of us do not move much anymore. Why climb the stairs when you can use the elevator? Why walk under the sun when you can drive your car? Why have a medium sized meal when with about extra RM1.50, you can have a McValue meal with [...]
Does your sweat have the following: You generally do not sweat a lot- even though you are quite active When you do sweat, it is sticky and it is unpleasant Sometimes, you suffer from rashes or a reaction akin to allergy reaction- it’s as if you are allergic to your own sweat Usually at the [...]
Usually Mandarin oranges or “kam” are available during this Chinese New Year session- during other times of the year, only the smaller versions are sold. For the Chinese, “kam” has the same pronounciation as gold in Cantonese. As such, the mandarin oranges will be placed all over the home and exchanged between the guest and [...]
Thinking of going for a paycut job? Tried it. I dunno about you...but it sucks to be bullied by those who have some kinda superiority complex who often don't know what they are yattering about. All you get is crappy pay and not being able to make ends meet.
Yeah, in corporate you get unreasonable bosses and office politics. To me, the stress levels are similar but in corporate the pay a few times more.