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Why do I keep getting colds, sinus and flu?

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There’s probably a bug going around in your office and everyone seemed to be either catching the flu or cold. So you may find yourself constantly being down with colds- like up to 3 times a week. It’s inconvenient, your nose’s puffy and if you cannot cover your nose in time, an embarrassing ‘mini explosion’ [...]

Too much of Mandarin Oranges give Sore or Itchy Throat

Mandarin oranges

Usually Mandarin oranges or “kam” are available during this Chinese New Year session- during other times of the year, only the smaller versions are sold. For the Chinese, “kam” has the same pronounciation as gold in Cantonese. As such, the mandarin oranges will be placed all over the home and exchanged between the guest and [...]

How to cure cough with Coca Cola

How to cure cough using Coca Cola

I did mention earlier that I will be writing a post on how you can use Coca Cola a.k.a the real thing to cure cough. Take note though- it can only cure if you do it during the initial stages of cough. Once the cough gets chronic, it does not work anymore. How to do [...]

The plight of a 23 year old Kidney Failure Patient

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Recently, I came across the plight of a 23 year old kidney failure patient, Chiw Ghee Hoong who required constant dialysis. In Malaysia, the patients can seek for subsidized treatment run by MAA- Medicare Kidney Charity Fund. Below is taken from his plight, sent out by MAA to past donors: I am MAA Medicare’s YOUNGEST patient, [...]

Don’t Blame Coke or Fast Food for Obesity

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There is a recent protest going on because a number of parties are angry that Coke is sponsoring an established website, familydoctor.org. Concerns rose because Coke, soda, McDonalds, and a host of other fast food have been blamed for the rising in obesity pandemic on developed countries. While I agree that taking too much sodas [...]

When Treating an Illness, Treat the Mind as Well

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Believe it or not, most illness first arise in the mind. It could be due to stress or repressed feelings like anger, sorrow and grief and other negative emotions and experiences. When these feelings and emotions goes unacknowledged and not dealt with, it eventually manifest into an illness or disease. When opting for treatment, most [...]

Natural Cure for Dengue- Papaya Leaf Juice

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Dengue fever happens frequently especially in tropical countries in Malaysia. Recently, my boss’s husband was hospitalised due to dengue. Luckily on the same day, I’ve received a forwarded email on the possibility of curing dengue with papaya leafs. Precaution: Pregnant ladies should not take this because it may cause miscarriage. For more information, you can [...]

Caught a chill & treating it without medication

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Most of us will tend to take our health for granted when we are well and able. When we fall sick or injured ourselves, then we will realise that functions that we take for granted, from having energy to perform our activities to daily mobility is something so valuable. It has been raining for these [...]

How I Tried Curing Myself of Flu

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It started from someone in my office who had caught a persistent flu virus…. then it infected a colleague of mine who sat near me. And she went home and pass the virus over to her hubby… before passing it over to me. This type of virus is quite normal in my office workplace- in [...]