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If you have lots of problems with your gum and teeth, could it be boundary issues?

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Do you find yourself constant down with the following recurring issues: Repeated tooth infections– sometimes leading to sinus, toothache, sore throat, ear pain and even headache, Thinning gums and gum weakness, like periodontitis, Sensitive teeth/ gums Mouth ulcers that keep coming back Healthy teeth and gums require good circulation (blood, chi movements) and a robust [...]

Persistent cough with no cure and how it relates to stress and depression

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Is there a mental connection between a persistent cough that never seems to go off despite all the remedies, cough mixture, cough drops and antibiotics taken? Many sufferers somehow felt that the cough may be connected to the stress at work. It is a clear and obvious sign with the cough seemed to turn much [...]

Exercise frequency 15 minutes a day or 1 hour once a week is better?

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Which is more important? Exercise frequency or duration? When we are very busy and stressed, we tend to put exercise into the backburner and reach out for the fridge instead.  We may schedule exercise only on weekends and spent about few hours exercising on each day to ‘compensate’ on the week of inactivity. Is there [...]

Stress and weight gain

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Some people lose weight when they are stressed. But for most of us, we tend to gain weight easily when we are stressed up, depressed or going through some difficult situation. It is very real- and most people may not believe the emotional connection to stress- but our emotions does influence weight gain. When we [...]

Opening Your Heart Program by Dr Dean Ornish

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This is based on previous articles: Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven) & Why do we feel isolated and lonely. Before undergoing any program, it is important to consult your doctor. Especially if it is pertaining to heart conditions, you cannot just jump into such program and denying any forms of treatment or [...]

Why we feel more lonely and isolated

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The festive session is around the corner- it is a season of joy and celebration but it is also the time of the year where many people feel extremely lonely and isolated. This is the continuation from the previous article, Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven).  The following would be appropiate and perhaps could [...]

Reversing heart disease- through lifestyle changes (scientifically proven)

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I have great respect for Dr Dean Ornish, a qualified doctor who dedicated decades of his life into research towards reversing heart disease through lifestyle changes. After hearing about the book that he has written in 1990 titled “Dr Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease”, I made the aspiration to find the book- and [...]

Wind in the stomach and connection to being overwhelmed

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When I wrote the article Stomach Pain/Spasms- Due to excessive wind element,  I’ve included dietary changes that I’ve made that helped me to relieve the condition. Yet, there seemed to be no complete cure as I do suffer from the problem occasionally in the past. I thought of writing this article through a recent experience [...]

Lower back problems and lack of support in life

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The lower back acts as a support that holds our body together. Inactive lifestyle, being overweight, past injuries and sitting positions have been identified as the main causes of lower back problem. The recommended prescription: Exercise, more stretching, develop a strong core, sleeping on a better bed, and note ergonomic aspects when you are working. [...]

How to live a long and healthy life

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My grandaunt had lived to about 93 years old before she passed away. She had worked as a servant all her life, retiring only when she approached 70 years old. Even into her 90s, her eyes were very alert and observant. Nothing seemed to escape her attention. The only thing is that she was slightly [...]