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On too much sweat, too little sweat and sugary drinks

Fitness and sweating

Lite FM radio (frequency 107.5 in the Klang Valley) have this morning segment of Living Lite with Dr Rajbans Singh. Dr Rajbans Singh is a consultant, physician and president and of the Malaysian Wellness Society. Sometimes I catch a snippnet of this while on my way to office in the morning. Last Wednesday, I managed the [...]

Why using panty liners and femine wash do more harm than good

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My mom used to tell me that back in the olden days, Dettol was used to wash and disinfect toilets in the hospitals. When Dettol was later commercialised to be used as soaps and body wash, she was surprised over the use of disinfectant over the skin. The air we breathe and around us all have [...]

Why do I bruise easily

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A man about 70 years old complained to me that he bruises very easily. This had happened for a few years. The condition had started suddenly and it had stayed every since. Look at the bruise on his arms: He told me that the slightest knock would make his hand bruise. For instance, when he accidentally knock against the [...]

A much cheaper alternative for Acne- stop being picked on

Bullied

Treatments for acne, especially those found in private dermatologist center can literally cost a huge chunk of someone’s monthly salary. Because having acne on the face affects one’s self confidence so deeply, those who could not find help in various expensive over-the-counter medication and supplements have no choice to be resort to these centers as [...]

Is it worth spending money on treatment for male pattern baldness or hair loss?

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We place a lot of importance on our hair. Unfortunately, male pattern baldness, obvious hair or receding headlines runs in some family or come after certain age. Sometimes the hair drops a lot during periods of stress or a certain events and eventually when the issue is resolved, the hair grows back. Anyone’s self confidence [...]

Can reducing stress reduce body odor…. a woman’s story

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A female friend recently confessed to me that she had been suffering from body odour her entire life. She wanted to share her experience because she wanted to help others- I am thankful that after starting this blog, I’ve met such people who are willing to share their story to help others. Her nightmare began when [...]

What it means if you hardly sweat and sweat is sticky

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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 [...]

How to deal with skin rashes

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This is a continuation from an earlier article, The Possible Causes of Sudden Skin Rashes. First thing first, if you consistently develop skin rashes and the rashes are quite serious, you really need to get yourself checked by a doctor- because constant recurrence could mean other things like fungal infection, compromised liver function, skin diseases, STDs [...]

Possible Causes of Sudden Skin Rashes

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Read also: Emotional Causes of Skin Rashes & Unexplained Eye Pain Do you suddenly find that you develop skin rashes for no apparent reason? Probably you find that a certain area of your skin becoming itchy and when you give in to the urge to scratch it, a red patch formed- the rash seemed to have [...]

Does Talcum Powder & Anti Perspirant Causes Cancer?

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Talcum powder, being used in the genital area is said to cause ovarian cancer while anti perspirant is said to cause breast cancer. Even though many studies have been inconclusive and contradictory, it is still better for us to exercise precautions. 1. Ovarian cancer link with talcum power. Read the article published on the Sunday [...]