Traditional Practices

Relieving cough with boiled rice water

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Recently, my entire family has been down with cough. Even in my office, my boss and some of my colleagues are having very bad cough. I forsee the situation would get worse as many people who is not even coughing would start to cough after taking mandarin oranges or lokam which are in season now [...]

Juice from Raw Papaya Leaf can Increase Platelet Count

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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 [...]

Health Vegetarian Soup to Boost Alertness

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A group of friends taught me how to boil soup using vegetables to drink for health: Ingredients (not necessary have to use all, just use whatever below that you can find): white carrots celery carrot potato tomato mushroom Add water and boil for a few hours. Just drink the boiled water. Do not use ‘cooling’ [...]

Numb Feet with Feeling of “Leaking Air” Sensation

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If you feel that your feet is numb with the sensation that air seemed to be flowing out from the middle point of the underside your feet, it indicates that your blood flow in your body is not well. The signs that blood flow is not flowing well can be seen when your legs and [...]

Developing strength in the legs after stroke

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A stroke attack, the doctor may pronounce that the patient would not be able to walk again. Most people would try to accept the fact that the loved one would be bedridden or on a wheelchair for life. Hopefully the person had bought insurance so that the medical fees are taken care off. Sometimes, a [...]

Buddhist explanation of why illnesses and suffering arises

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I came across the following text many years ago when I first began searching for answers behind illnesses. After all, when diagnosed with a terminal illness as well as losing those we love, we are disorientated, confused and desperately sought for answers. As I am a Buddhist, the following information written had been a source [...]

Knee pain- to go for knee surgery or not?

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Someone I know, who is obese had been suffering from knee pain lately. Usually she does not move around much and is quite sedentary. When she saw the specialist, she was told that her cartilage had dried out because there was no more synovial fluid. The suggested option was knee replacement surgery to be done [...]

What it means if you hardly sweat and sweat is sticky

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Does your sweat have the following: You generally do not sweat a lot- even though you are quite active When you do sweat, it is sticky and it is unpleasant Sometimes, you suffer from rashes or a reaction akin to allergy reaction- it’s as if you are allergic to your own sweat Usually at the [...]