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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!
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.
Although not prevalent in Singapore, it’s still a good idea to learn about how to protect yourself from Yellow Fever.
Dysentery refers to the infection of the intestines caused by microorganisms, most commonly caused by bacteria. Dysentery is one of the common infections for travellers who have consumed contaminated food or water.
Tetanus or commonly known as “lockjaw” is a disease caused by the toxins that target the nerves. The toxins are produced by the bacteria, Clostridium tetani, that thrive in the soil, dirt or animal faeces.
Similar to dengue, though rarely fatal, chikungunya can have some pretty mean symptoms. Learn about the virus and how to best protect yourself from contracting it.
Learn to identify the symptoms of dengue fever so that you can seek early medical attention for this deadly disease.
Self-medication can be an effective way of reducing health cost. Learn how do it correctly and responsibly.
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.
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.
Walking around barefooted on soil might not be the wisest thing to do, and here’s why.
Poor blood circulation commonly leads to the formation of spider veins. Learn about how to get rid of them here.
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?
Experiencing some aches and stiffness in the joints? You might have arthritis. Learn about how to relieve the pain here.
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.
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.