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.

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

Addiction, Spiritual
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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 [...]

Pain management in elderly from falls- acupuncture is very effective

Complementary Healing, Older Adults, Pain or Injuries
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With falls, the older person or elderly could experience moderate to severe pain that eventually ends up limiting the mobility. Eventually it would get too painful to move or walk and thus the person would avoid movement and walking. This would cause muscle dystrophy and stiffness. Gradually, the person would eventually require a walker, then a [...]

Black Face General Plant Herb for Detox

Complementary Healing
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My friend, a cancer survivor of more than 10 years introduced the benefits of a herb called the Black Face General to be used to detox. The plant is also known as 黑面将军 in Chinese and “pecah beling” in Malay language. Basically she mentioned that there are 2 types of the Black Face General herb- with [...]

Chronic fatigue syndrome healed by Ayurveda and forgiveness

Depression, Mind-Body Connection, Overcome Fatigue
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There is often no known causes of chronic fatigue syndrome or CFS. Often the patient would be exhausted with joint and muscular pain. And there is no magic pill that magically cure this condition. At most, medication can only be prescribed to manage the symptoms such as painkillers and muscle relaxants for pain and stiffness. [...]