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Pain relief you can do on your own using gua sha

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Personally for me, I carry a guasa board with me whenever I travel. Now due to constant neck muscle tension due to hours sitting in front of the computer, I also bring along my guasha board to work. It is very useful to soothe tension headaches and muscle stiffness. Because I find that it is [...]

Rawatan Resdung- Treatment for sinus, allergies and pimples

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I was sneezing profusely one day at office when a Malay colleague of mine advised me to try out ‘rawatan resdung’ or traditional Malay treatment for sinus as well as for other related conditions like allergies, pimples and even dandruff. Often if we suffer from sinus, doctors would prescribe medicine like Piriton, Polaramine and Claritin.  [...]

Acidic blood causing constant tiredness, cancer, stiffness, insomnia…

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Below is a forwarded article containing case studies of how acidic blood causes various conditions such as tiredness, bulging lower stomach, breathless and cancer among other conditions. Acidic blood is contributed by diet, stress levels and sleeping patterns. I have just received the article below via email from my friend- it contains Mandarin translation. There [...]

Exercises to help relief pain due to PMS

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It is often that ladies suffer from PMS or pre menstrual symptoms during that time of the month or sometimes, few days prior to the menstration. In a previous post, I’ve written on How to relieve PMS Syndrome for you to note on how to avoid certain type of food and doing the sun salutation [...]

Menopause- taking traditional vs Western medication

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As a woman approaches menopause, many would consider whether to take hormone replacement therapy or HRT.  There are pros and cons of this therapy which is being debated in Western medicine. Some studies said it led to cancer and some don’t. I’ve came across an insightful writeup by Dr Aihan Kuhn in her book Simple [...]

Go back to nature to heal the spirit

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Reason why this article is written is with the gentle wish to nudge us back to nature. To appreciate the beauty that nature had to offer….with no charge and fine prints. We had become so disconnected and stressed that we have forgotten that nature provide us one of the most effective way to unwind. If [...]

Cane Exercise that you can do to relieve joint stiffness and pain

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From my traffic reports, I’ve noted that some people are genuinely searching about the cane exercise– the type that uses a bamboo stick to beat and clear meridian points. The exercise is known to be effective especially in relieving stiff joints, arthritis, RA, water retention, headaches, muscleskeletal issues, postural problems. It beats or rubs against [...]

Best time to exercise in the day

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This is shared by an 85 years old healthy man who is active and is a chi kung teacher. Today he drives around and is very mobile and active after taking up chi kung. According to him, the best time to exercise is during 7am to 10am. He said that many people may think that [...]

Relieving pains, stiffness and nightmares with a simple home remedy

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The following remedy is almost free- easy to do and quite effective- it helps to relieve muscle aches, neck and shoulder stiffness/aches, back pain/discomfort. It is known as guasa- and it is practiced during the olden days, passed down from ancient Chinese practice. My grandaunt, who lived to be over 90 and was relatively healthy [...]