We are now into the fasting month (bulan Ramadhan or bulan puasa) where Muslims worldwide would be fasting. The fasting month is the best time to overcome addictive habits- especially those of smoking. This is as one fast, one are not able to eat or drink from dawn till the break fast time (around 7.40pm). [...]
While taking my mom to hospital for her checkup, I came across a very interesting poster on the Anatomy of a Smoker’s Body. It lists and show graphically all the health problems that could arise from smoking: You can click on the picture to enlarge it: 1. Hair loss 2. Cancer of nose 3. Teeth [...]
Happy New Year to all. Before the end of the year, we have started planning our new year resolutions, and updating in the new diary or planner that we have bought. Come new year, it’s time to act on those resolutions. Like the end of every year, many would find that they have not managed [...]
Symptom: I have trouble breathing when I am tired. It only happens when I’m tired. When I exercise or workout, I don’t have such problem. I am not overweight, I’m in my early twenties, 5’5” and 120 lbs. I work out 5 days a week and eat healthy. I do smoke but it’s only been 2 [...]
This is quite a common objection from your friends or loved ones when you try to ask them to quit smoking. They are already addicted to nicotine –so you need to have a stronger reason to get them to stop. Because anyone who is on substance addiction would try to cling on to every bit [...]
I have long suspected that something’s really wrong with my right knee. I have this creaking sound every time I bend and straighten my right knee. Generally it does not give me pain but still, the creaking sound had always worried me. Before I started going to the gym and practicing proper eating, I used [...]
A number of studies done had linked free radicals towards development of cancerous cells and tumor growth. The higher the levels of free radicals in our body, there comes an increased risk of getting cancer, least the normal cell mutates. Recently, while buying my favourite drink, tea with evaporated milk, I chanced upon a roadshow [...]
Nice people who cannot say no and set proper boundaries end up developing cancer or an auto immune disease like lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Yes it real unfair and it sucks. But it could be our body's way of telling us to stop putting the needs of others ahead of our own, stop neglecting ourselves and set appropriate boundaries in life.