Children

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 [...]

Low IQ means nothing- do not let a score on paper get to you

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IQ is NOT the determinant of your life’s success. Just because you scored low in IQ tests, it does not mean you are dumb or stupid. Whatever society use to evaluate the masses in general may not apply to you. So, if you can think like a normal person but failed in IQ test, do [...]

Overcoming Shame and Regret from a Past that Haunts You

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Guilt is a terrible feeling- if one is not able to come into peace with it, guilt and remorse eats into a person’s soul resulting in depression, fatigue, as well as manifesting in other illnesses.  If unaddressed, the person could be so withdrawn and stuck in the past that life loses its meaning. Given any [...]

Know the kind of medicine and dosages being prescribed to your children

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A friend at my workplace shared with me that she was constantly worried about her 5 year old son who was constantly sick. He would be down with fever and cough that does not seems to get well. Taking to a child specialist can be quite a costly affair with each visit easily costing up [...]