Nausea, flatulence, and diarrhoea are common symptoms of lactose intolerance. Find out how to manage this condition here.
Thinking about kicking the smoking habit? Here are some quick facts you should know about quitting.
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood glucose due to impaired insulin secretion or action.
Frozen shoulder refers to a condition where the shoulders become stiff and painful.
Women with PCOS may experience symptoms such as infertility and excessive hair growth.
Walking around barefooted on soil might not be the wisest thing to do, and here’s why.
A pimple inside your eyelid? That’s most likely a stye. Learn about how to treat them with advice from our pharmacist!
Pain is often defined as an unpleasant experience involving both physical and emotional components resulting from any actual or possible damage to any parts of the body.
Making more trips to the toilet than you’d like? Find out how to treat your nasty diarrhoea with these tips!
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.
Experiencing discomfort from the bump at the base of your big toe? That’s probably a bunion. Learn how to relieve the pain here.
Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by a faulty immune system and typically results in joint inflammation. Learn about managing this this painful condition here.
HFMD is a viral infection that can affect anyone, especially young children.
Although not prevalent in Singapore, it’s still a good idea to learn about how to protect yourself from Yellow Fever.
Boron is trace mineral that is thought to affect the metabolism of other minerals in the body such as magnesium and phosphorus.
Suffering from itchy red scales on your face? You could have tinea barbae, a skin fungal infection affecting men. Find out how to treat it here.
Don’t be crippled by the pains of osteoarthritis! Learn how you can manage this degenerative joint disease with these tips.
Fleas don’t just affect animals, they can cause discomfort to humans too. Learn about how to deal with them here.
Drinking milk helps to build strong bones, but is that enough to prevent osteoporosis? Read on to find out more!
Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a metabolic disease characterized by elevated blood glucose due to impaired or absent insulin secretion or action
Sore throat refers to the painful, scratchy or irritating sensation at the back of the throat area which often worsens while swallowing or talking.
Experiencing dry and itchy palms? Tinea manuum is often mistaken for eczema; learn the difference and find out how to treat it here.
Silicon is a trace mineral that is found in the body in the form of orthosilicic acid.
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects your days as much as your nights. Learn to manage it now with these tips!
No gluten for you! People with celiac disease should avoid gluten for the sake of their intestines. Read more here.
Learn to identify the symptoms of dengue fever so that you can seek early medical attention for this deadly disease.
Phosphorus is an essential mineral that accounts for about 1% of a person's total body weight. It is the second most abundant mineral in the body, after calcium.
Breast cysts are fluid-filled blisters that can develop anywhere within the breast.
Leptospirosis is an animal-borne bacterial infection that is more common in the tropics. Pets can be infected without showing symptoms and still be able to transmit the disease.
Rabies is a deadly viral disease that is transmitted via the bite or scratch of an infected animal, either wild animals such as monkeys, bats, racoon or skunks but more commonly, stray cats or dogs.
Cough is a result of the ticklish feeling in the throat or airway that causes one to forcefully expel any irritants that lead to the ‘itchy’ sensation.
Demodex mites might sound like something out of a horror movie, but with proper hygiene, they’re nothing to worry about.
Malaria is caused by a parasite that is transmitted to humans via the bites of infected Anopheles mosquitoes.
Unsightly and prone to recurrence, white spots are a fungal infection that you don’t want to have. Learn how to treat it here.
Inflamed joints with sharp pains? Gout isn’t fun at all! Learn how to reduce the occurrence of gout attacks with these tips.
Neuropathy, often caused by diabetes, refers to different types of nerve problems. Read about symptoms, prevention and treatments.
Stones can appear in regions of the body other than the kidneys. Learn the symptoms of salivary stones, gallbladder stones and other stones.
A balanced diet and healthy lifestyle are key to preventing liver cirrhosis. Protect yourself before it’s too late!
Smoking is linked to 1 in 10 adult deaths worldwide. Learn about the impacts of smoking on health.
Find out what causes yeast infections and learn about the treatments available for you to deal with it.
Suffering from a Urinary Tract Infection? Find out how to ease the pain and prevent future infections with these tips.
Working in an office may be relatively safe, but don’t forgot to watch out for these common health problems!
Ugh. PMS symptoms bothering you? Don’t suffer unnecessarily! Find out what you can do to manage the symptoms.
From helping your heart to supporting brain functions, Omega-3s are essential for good health.
HPV, which can cause cancer or genital warts, is common in men and women. Fortunately, it’s easy to protect yourself!
Crabs (pubic lice) infect the hairs on your body and feed on your blood. Learn how to treat this condition here.
Quitting smoking can be hard in the short term. Here are tips for managing withdrawal symptoms so you can stay smoke-free.
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.
Find out why it’s a good idea to protect yourself against these viruses.
A healthy diet and regular exercise are essential in preventing fatty liver. Find out more about this disease here.
Genital warts may appear as painless, flat warts, or a painful cauliflower-like cluster of warts. Whatever it is, you don’t want it.
A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Learn about what contributes to their development and how you can manage them here.
A simple mosquito bite is all it takes to spread the deadly dengue virus. Stay prepared and learn about how to identify the symptoms of dengue fever now.
Motion sickness is a common condition for some people particularly when they travel, be it by car, train, airplanes or boats.
Compulsive overeating can lead to serious health problems. Learn how to deal with binge eating here.
Poor blood circulation commonly leads to the formation of spider veins. Learn about how to get rid of them here.
Did you know vaginal irritation can be caused by stress? Learn more about the possible causes and treatments for vaginal itching.
Sprains and muscle strains are similar injuries that affect different parts of the body.
There are over 20 different STDs out there. Find out about common symptoms and how to stay safe.
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.
Do you have tiny white or yellow spots on your nails? Be careful, it could be the beginnings of a nail fungal infection.
The heels act as the absorbent and cushion on the bottom of the feet. When it is dry, it may crack and split open, leaving an open lesion that can be painful especially during walking or standing.
Iodine is an essential trace mineral that is required to generate thyroid hormones in the body. These hormonescontrols many important bodily functions, including metabolism regulation, the health of bones and the heart.
Fever, also commonly known as high temperature, is defined as a temporary increase in body temperature above the usual range of 36.5 - 37.5°C.
Here’s how to spot signs of dehydration early and avoid serious complications such as heat stroke.
Learn how to be protected the next time mosquitoes come buzzing around.
Learn about Irritable Bowel Syndrome and find out if it’s more than just a regular stomach ache that you’re suffering from.
Snoring can be a minor annoyance or indicate a more serious condition. Find out what causes snoring and how to manage it.