Holistic Cures

A journey of a medical doctor from conventional to holistic integrative medicine

Cancer, Complementary Healing
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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 [...]

Stress, emotions and the correlation to lung infections/ cough/ asthma

Complementary Healing, Mind-Body Connection
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There is no known medication that can completely cure acute respiratory infection (ARI). Where some medication can control the condition to certain extend, one cannot say that by just taking the medicine one can be completely cured. Acute respiratory infection is a common illness but often causing one unable to attend work or school- affecting productivity [...]

Emotional Healing- cure the emotions, cure the condition

Complementary Healing, Depression, Inner Peace
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On book that I have read is “Emotional Healing, complementary solutions for a stress-free life” by Jan De Vries. The book discuss about the role of emotions in health problems and unhappiness. The author mentioned that his inspiration to write the book began from Carol Keating, a well known broadcaster and television presenter who made [...]

Juice from Raw Papaya Leaf can Increase Platelet Count

Cold-Flu-Chill-Fever, Complementary Healing
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Just last Christmas, my brother was nearly hospitalized due to suspected dengue. He was weak and his body temperature was alternating between high and very high with lots of coughing. His blood platelet count was low. At first, I took him to see the Chinese doctor to have his pulse taken. After taking the Chinese [...]