This is a blog on achieving health through lifestyle changes and healing one's emotions which are mostly shared through either personal or through those known to me. Please browse below for the latest posts or alternatively the sidebar for the list of main topics.

Why night owls should transition to become early birds/riser

Exercising, Overcome Fatigue
Night owl vs early bird

Are you a night owl or early bird? This article is meant for an night owl, written by a night owl. I would talk about my experience and why I feel that transitioning to an early bird would ultimately benefit you the most. Most research have pointed out that being an early bird would help [...]

Stroke: What to do after being discharged from hospital

Blood Pressure, Complementary Healing
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When a person suffers from stroke, the person needs immediate treatment at the hospital. However, what should one do upon discharge from hospital? Based on research done, it is very likely to get a second stroke after the first one. Both my dad and his elder brother had suffered from stroke.  The second stroke caused [...]

Health Blogs hit by Google August update

Site Updates
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If you are user, ie a person looking for health information via Google, you may or may not notice that since 1 August 2018, there have been some changes implemented in the search results especially related to health topics. Perhaps you would notice that sites that are landing on top of Google search pages consist [...]

Overcoming addiction to gambling and achieving success & happiness- real story

Addiction
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This story is shared to me first hand by a friend of mine not long ago. When I know him, he was already a very responsible, honest and relatively successful in both his career and his life. He shared with me that prior to this, he was not the person he used to be. He [...]

Rebounder and other treatment to relieve PMS/menstrual pain

Pain or Injuries
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Menstrual pain can be terrible and unbearable for a woman to go through. For me, wrong food choices and lack of exercise prior to my menstrual cycle would result in quite uncomfortable episodes of pain during that time of the month. A few friends I know suffered from severe cramps that they would usually go [...]

Can Porridge/congee be kept overnight?

Diets
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The answer is NO,. You should not keep your rice porridge or congee overnight. I know, logically there does not seems to be anything wrong with storing cooked porridge overnight. The main reason why porridge or congee should not be kept overnight is because it would cause wind buildup in your body from the traditional [...]

Does teh tarik (pulled milk tea) have caffeine?

Caffeine, Diets
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Tea and coffee both have caffeine it them but the effect may vary from one person to another and also with age. Teh tarik (pulled milk tea), iced lemon tea, bubble milk tea definitely have caffeine. In some cases, the caffeine content may be more strong than an ordinary cup of coffee. Not to mention [...]

Can acupuncture cure bow legs or knocked knees?

Complementary Healing, Pain or Injuries, Posture
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A person I know have both the condition of bow legs AND knocked knees. My mom herself have bow legs and I have knocked knees. Acupuncture is definitely going to help in pain management for both bow legs and knocked knees. But the treatment alone would not be able to correct the postural imbalance. If [...]