In the Sunday Star under Fit4Life section, Dr Amir Farid Ishak shared his journey from a conventional trained gynaecologist to applying holistic and integrative medicine encompassing herbs, traditional therapies, qi gong, etc. The article titled “10 years of change- My journey from conventional to holistic integrative medicine” is available in The Star Online. There are very [...]
Recently I was surprised to hear about the death of my former classmate who died of stomach cancer. It started with consistent stomach pains, in which a lump was discovered and surgically removed. When the lump was tested, it was discovered it was cancerous. And she opt to undergo chemotherapy which began in February 2011. [...]
A lot of people who had been athletes during their school years grow up to become sedentary corporate employees or coach potatoes. With inactivity, our health tend to gradually lead to a downward trend. Dr Amir, in an article dated 1 February 09 in The Star’s Fit for Life section, entitled The Fitness Factor outlines [...]
Diabetes, relatively unknown 100 years ago, is now becoming so common. In 2005, it is estimated that 7% of the American population (20.8 million people) have diabetes. Diabetes used to occur in older adults but now is getting common in teenagers and people in their 20s. The main cause of it is due to sedentary [...]
Thinking of going for a paycut job? Tried it. I dunno about you...but it sucks to be bullied by those who have some kinda superiority complex who often don't know what they are yattering about. All you get is crappy pay and not being able to make ends meet.
Yeah, in corporate you get unreasonable bosses and office politics. To me, the stress levels are similar but in corporate the pay a few times more.