Children

Recurring asthma attacks in children- emotional causes

asthma in children- emotional factors

A close friend of mine used to be asthmatic during her early childhood years. By the time we become close friends when we were 18 years old, it seemed that she had outgrown the asthma and no longer suffer from the attacks. Aside from her, I have known of people who used to suffer from [...]

Does evil eye or envy causes baby to be sickly?

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I hope I do not offend anyone with this post. It is merely to share some old cultural practices that I believe were created for some reasons. When I was growing up, most families would never show their newborn or bring their newborn babies out. At most, only immediate family and very close friends or [...]

Insight into why kids turn into bullies and experience of being bullied

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Bullying is very common in schools all over the world. It is either you are being bullied or you are the one bullying others. Only in his late twenties did my brother admitted that he constantly fought off bullies from as young as kindergarten. All the while, there was no tell tale sign that showed [...]

How my mom cured my brother of his childhood anemia

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My brother was diagnosed with anemia when he was 13 years old. Both of us were taking similar diets, however one thing was that my brother did not take enough water and his only source of fluid intake is Chinese tea in which long term not only cause chronic dehydration but depletion of his hemoglobin [...]

Why a child should never laugh or tease another child

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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 [...]

When the baby cries during sundown and sleeps during the day

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This is from my mom told me- from her experience with me. After I was born and was taken back from the hospital, I sleep throughout the day time. But as soon as the sun sets- I started crying throughout the night. According to olden beliefs, if the baby proceeded to cry after one month [...]

Dangers of lead poisoning from ceramic wares

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If you drink your water, cook/store/eat your food from ceramic kitchenware/tableware, you could be exposed to lead poisoning.  Reason: If the ceramic ware is not made properly, lead (used to make decorative designs in the lead) would leach into the food stored on it. The Sunday Straits Times published quite a disturbing article titled Toxic [...]

Throat and tooth infection can lead to heart valve disease

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There are cases where children who get a persistent fever during children eventually develop heart valve disease.  Rheumatic fever can be the cause of the heart valve disease due to the bacteria Streptococcus A which infects the throat. Symptoms such as: constant fatigue shortness of breath water collecting around the ankles being unable to breathe properly [...]

Traditional Chinese medicine cured a child with skin disease

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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 [...]