- Blood Pressure
- Bones & Joints
- Ear, Nose & Throat
- Fever and Aches
- Gastric Problems
- General Health
- General Well-Being
- Skin Conditions
- Sleep Disorders
- Travel Medications
- Women's Health
Heart your health
Feel your heart beating faster when you’re nervous or wrench a little when you watch a sad movie? These feelings are common, but not all matters of the heart are about emotions or what you feel.
Vaginal discharge produced by the vaginal and cervical glands is essential in maintaining a healthy female reproductive system.
All You Need To Know About Allergies
“Eeew, go away, I’m allergic to you!” – does this sound familiar? A term often used when teasing friends, an allergy is, however, far from a joke.
How to Self-medicate Safely And Effectively
Self-medication can be an effective way of reducing health cost. Learn how do it correctly and responsibly.
All About Vaginal Thrush
Vaginal thrush refers to vaginal infection caused by a family or yeast fungus called Candida species.
All You Need To Know About Varicose Veins
Afraid to wear shorts or skirts out due to unsightly veins on your legs? You are not alone.
All About Cholesterol
We often hear that cholesterol is bad for our health, but that’s not entirely true!
7 Must-Have Medications When Travelling
A good travel is only as good as the memories it brings. Be it a short business trip or a long vacation, you wouldn’t want to spoil it by falling sick.
Dealing Wth Mouth Ulcers
Nobody likes mouth ulcers; they can make eating a chore and sometimes even talking hurts. Learn about the causes of mouth ulcers and the advantages of the different products available to treat them.
Tips On Managing A Sore Throat
Even the nicest food wouldn’t look delicious when you have a sore throat – a common term used to describe the sensation at the back of the throat as being painful, scratchy, burning or irritated.
What Are Cold Sores?
Can you imagine a cluster of blisters forming around your mouth? Cold sores are exactly that, and it’s definitely not a pleasant experience. Learn about what causes cold sores and how to spare yourself from the agony of a cold sore outbreak.
An inflammation of the finger tendon may lead to a condition commonly known as “trigger finger”. Find out what you can do if your fingers always get painfully stuck in a bent position.
Top Health Concerns In Women
It’s hard to be a superhero; but it’s even harder being a woman.
You don’t need to be a tennis player to suffer from tennis elbow. In fact, you may still get tennis elbow even if you aren’t a fan of racquet sports. Learn about how you can prevent and care for this condition here.
Managing Allergies at Home
Read our quick tips on keeping your home allergy-free.
How To Stay Away From Colds & Flu
Sneezing, having a runny nose, and suffering from a sore throat are common symptoms of a cold or flu, and many of us have, unfortunately, experienced them before.
Good Riddance To Gout
Gout is a form of arthritis that often includes an intense and sudden pain in the joints. But did you know that besides your joints, gout is also heavily affected by your liver and diet as well?
Ways To Ward Off Warts
Cauliflowers are delicious, but we’re sure you will never want them on your skin. Why? These cauliflower-like bumps come in the form of warts – small growths or tumours on the skin caused by a virus.
Different Types of Eczema
Eczema typically refers to a red and itchy skin reaction. Know the signs and causes of different types of eczema.
What Is Contact Dermatitis?
Contact dermatitis refers to a condition where the skin becomes red and itchy. Learn how to prevent and manage it.
Experiencing some aches and stiffness in the joints? You might have arthritis. Learn about how to relieve the pain here.
Psoriasis: How To Stop That Itch
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterised by the unusual, rapid build-up of dead skin cells, resulting in thickened skin and flaky plaques. It can affect anyone, but is more commonly found in people between 15 to 45 years old.
What Is Frozen Shoulder?
Frozen shoulder may arise from shoulder injury or conditions such as diabetes. Find out more with our quick guide!
What Is Shingles?
Shingles could be described as the meaner, older brother of chickenpox. It’s caused by the same virus as chickenpox, but its symptoms can be a lot more painful. Learn about how you can manage it here.
Premenstrual Syndrome: Woes Of A Woman
While most men head off to the army when they turn 18 or 19 to equip themselves with skills to fight a war, many women have been fighting a monthly war since their teens.
Dream On! Ways To Get Quality Sleep
After a long day at work, many can’t wait to relax in their plush bed and sleep their worries away. But what if sleeping adds more stress than it should?
Start Your New Year With Flu Vaccine
Starting the new year with a simple flu vaccination could protect you for the rest of the year from flus and all the hassle they bring.
Don’t Take Dehydration Lightly
Walking around feeling thirsty with no water in sight may sound like a desert scene from a movie. But in reality, many suffer from dehydration because they do not see the dangers that come with it.
Managing Skin Fungal Infection
We all know how hard it is to resist scratching skin that feels itchy, especially after getting bitten by a mosquito. However, skin fungal infections are not as easy to manage as a normal insect bite.
Cramps, Cramps, Go Away!
Menstrual cramps (i.e. dysmenorrhoea) are symptoms experienced by most women one to two days before or during menstrual periods.
Managing Pressure Sores
Staying seated all day may sound like an ideal way to relax, but it isn’t, especially for diabetic patients. This is because pressure sores may find their way to them.
6 Reasons It’s Time To Care For Your Back
Backache or back pain is a common disorder which affects many, and the pain can be short or sometimes persistent.
Here’s To Healthy Bones And Joints
Both ruthless robbers of life’s qualities, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis may be avoided for good!
Essential Preparation for Winter Travelling
If you’re planning a cold-weather trip, know what kind of medicines and personal care products to pack.
Say Goodnight To Insomnia
After a night of tossing and turn, you finally drift slowly into dreamland… just to wake up abruptly to the sound of your alarm. Sounds familiar? This is a common problem many are experiencing today – insomnia.
How To Deal With Hangovers?
Hangovers are the worst part of a great night. Read more on how to prevent hangovers and cure them at home.
Sometimes, it’s the smallest wounds that give us the greatest discomfort. A toothache is one such experience that we could all do without. If only we paid more attention to our dentists’ warnings!
5 Tips To Help Mothers Recharge
Looking after kids is hard work, and it’s easy to tire yourself out. Here are some tips to help you revitalise yourself so that you can focus fully on caring for your children.
Don’t let heartburn get in your way! Learn to deal with the discomfort with medicine and lifestyle modifications.
Gastric Pain: What’s Normal & What’s Not
Gastric pain is generally used to describe upper abdominal pain, located above the belly button and below the ribs. Almost everyone has experienced abdominal pain, which is mainly associated with meals and not caused by serious medical problems.
What is Eczema?
While it may not be curable, eczema can still be kept under control if properly managed. Learn how to handle eczema and spare yourself the agony of the itch!
For babies, massages are not only a form of relaxation; they also help in the physical development of the baby, and promote his/her overall health and well-being.
What Is Dry Mouth?
If your mouth is feeling unusually dry, then you may be experiencing a condition known as dry mouth. This can lead to more serious health issues if not properly managed, so don’t take it lightly!
What is Allergic Rhinitis?
Suddenly hit by a runny nose, sneezing, and watery eyes? That’s probably your immune system reacting to the allergens around you. Learn about how you can handle allergic rhinitis with these tips!
Ways To Keep Clear Of The Haze
In 2013, many will remember a PSI reading surpassing 400, right here in our island city. You may not have been sufficiently prepared then, but this article will give you a clearer picture of haze and how to protect yourself against it.
Difference Between A Cold And The Flu
Ah choo! You may be sneezing or having a runny nose, but how would you know if you are suffering from a cold or flu? Learn how to distinguish between the two and protect yourself catching them in future.
Heartburn can be really unbearable. Learn how you can enjoy your favourite foods without the unwanted post-meal discomfort.
Top 3 Benefits Of Exercise
The word ‘exercise’ will probably appear in every health-related article you read, but why exactly is it essential for a healthy body and lifestyle? We’ve gathered all the benefits of exercise and handpicked the top 3 just for you, so happy reading!
All About Dysmenorrhoea
Apart from men, women have to deal with many other ‘men’ problems like premenstrual syndrome, menopause, and even dysmenorrhoea. It’s an undeniable fact when people say women are noble, because they really are!
Common Facts About The Common Cold
Incessant sneezing? A mild fever? Maybe an occasional blocked nose? Yup, you’re likely experiencing another bout of the common cold. Find out what over the counter medicines are available to help you combat the symptoms and feel better faster.
Mouth Ulcers - Painful But Easy To Treat
Mouth ulcers are a common problem and can be really irritating. Learn about what causes them how they can be treated.
Head lice live in your hair and make your head itch. Learn more about how to stop the itch and keep these pesky insects out.
5 Women’s Hair Care Questions
Wondering how to manage thinning hair, greying, or frizz? We’ve got your answers right here.
Feet Problems – From Corns to Bunions
Wearing the wrong shoes can cause problems such as corns and calluses. Follow these tips to keep your feet in good shape.
Essential Travel Medicines
Going overseas? Read about the essential travel medicines that will help you to be well prepared for an enjoyable trip.
How to Care for a Dry Cough
Dry cough means coughing without phlegm. Find out what might be causing it and how to get better.
Constipation is a common problem with many possible causes. Learn the risk factors for constipation and how to ease it.
Common Questions On Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is defined as the pressure that moves the blood, and is directly linked to heart health. Read on to find out what you will definitely need to know about blood pressure, and do remember to take them to heart.
How To Deal With Indigestion
Remember how we were always told to chew our food properly? Well, there’s more value to that advice than many of us may realise.
Soothing A Sore Throat
A painful throat and a regrettably non-spicy diet are just a few effects of suffering from a sore throat. Let our pharmacist tell you how to heal your sore throat.
How To Handle A Hangover
“I’m never drinking again!” But there are better and more responsible ways of preventing a hangover other than swearing off alcohol. Learn about them here!
Zit’s Enough! Management of Acne in Adults
Acne doesn’t just affect adolescent teens, even adults can get it too. Learn about different kinds acne and how it can be managed with proper care.
Unsightly White Spot
Not all white spots are untreatable! Learn from our pharmacists about the different causes of white spots, and find out how you might be able to rid yourself of these blemishes.
Death Begins In The Colon
Did you know that colorectal cancer is the most common cancer affecting Singaporean men and the second most common cancer affecting Singaporean women? Read more to find how you can maintain good colon health.
Preventing Age Spot
Learn about age spots and how to minimise the formation of these brown or black spots on your face and on the back of your hands.
Take Timeouts From Work
Breaks during the day, weekends, holidays and hobbies are ways to rest and recharge yourself.
Combating Dry Skin
Don’t neglect your skin; it’s the largest organ in your body! Protect yourself from dry skin and learn to moisturise your skin with these simple tips.
Easy Ways To Manage Pain
Probably one of the worst things to feel in the world, pain is an unpleasant experience that results from any actual or possible damage to the body.
An Eyesore If Left Untreated
Red, itchy, irritated eyes? If your eyes are sore you may be suffering from these conditions!
Managing Nail Fungal Infection
Everyone wants pretty and clean-looking nails, but not by relying on nail polish to hide the grey or yellow ones away. The first big step to beautiful nails is the prevention or treatment of nail fungal infection!
Handle Your Nerves
Do you find yourself constantly worrying? Here are some ways you can calm your nerves.
Facts on Cold And Flu
Sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and cough are all symptoms of a cold and the flu. Find out more about causes of colds and flu, prevention, symptoms and treatment.
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Worrying leads to additional stress and can get in the way of problem-solving. Here are more effective ways of handling challenging situations.
Myths About Breast Cancer
Don’t let the myths surrounding breast cancer confuse you. Unveil the truth regarding breast cancer causes, detection and treatment.
Burns, which include scald, sunburn and frostbite, are common causes of skin sores. Read on to discover the signs and symptoms of burns and how you can treat the minor burns.
Learn About Mentstrual Disorders
Menstrual disorders such as PMS can be troublesome and painful! Read on learn about menstrual problems and available treatments.
Liver: The Unsung Hero That Keeps Us Alive
Unlike the heart and brain which get more attention, the liver quietly works hard to keep us healthy – akin to what Batman does for Gotham City.
Memory Boosters for Children
Find out what nutritional supplements can help nourish your child’s brain and memory.
Don’t Be Shy
Shyness can make it hard to hold a conversation and can impact your relationships. Develop your people skills with these tips.
Craving for a Puff?
Many smokers are faced with strong nicotine cravings while trying to quit smoking. Here are some tips on how you can combat your cravings.
Fatty liver, Hepatitis, and Cirrhosis are the most common types of liver disease. Find out more about their causes, symptoms and treatments to keep your liver and body healthy.
Managing Childhood Allergies
We often hear the older generation commenting on children’s immunity and how it feels like kids these days are more prone to falling sick. Well, as much as we wish it isn’t true, it is.