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Binge-Eating Disorder

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 19, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, Food, Health

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Binge-eating disorder is a problem that involves repeated episodes of binge-eating. Binge-eating refers to eating a larger-than-normal amount of food in a short period of time, usually within two hours.

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哺乳和吸烟:有什么影响?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2022 2:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, Pregnancy & Childbirth, Health

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哺乳时吸烟是不安全的。 哺乳期间吸烟对您和您的婴儿有很多危害。 当您在哺乳期间吸烟时,尼古丁和其他有害(有毒)物质会通过您的乳汁传播给婴儿。

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Acne: A Common Skin Problem

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, Self Care, Health

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Acne is a skin problem that causes pimples and other skin changes.

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Health

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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an enlarged prostate gland that is caused by the normal ageing process and not by cancer. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that is involved in the production of semen. It is located in front of the rectum and below the bladder. The bladder stores urine and the urethra is the tube that carries the urine out of the body. The prostate may get bigger as a man gets older.

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Safeguard Your Heart This Holiday and Beyond

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2021 1:45:00 PM / by Singapore Heart Foundation posted in Food, Health

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It is a time of good cheer, relaxation and celebration, but with the stress from spring cleaning, choosing the right gifts, excessive drinking and feasting, Christmas and New Year can be hard on your heart. Learn the risk factors and triggers of a heart attack and take steps to prevent one from striking this holiday and beyond.

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精明小酌放轻松 守护心脏不放松

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 10, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Singapore Heart Foundation posted in Food, Health

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庆祝佳节时,人们容易放纵,但重要的是时刻保持警戒以维护心脏健康——尤其涉及饮酒。了解真相以做出健康的选择。

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Are air-fried foods really healthier?

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 2, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Singapore Heart Foundation posted in Food, Health

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It is no question that the air fryer has become a staple household appliance, second only to a rice cooker. With promises to turn your favourite guilty snacks into healthier treats at unrivalled convenience, it begets the question: Are air-fried foods really healthier?

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ADAPTING DAILY ACTIVITIES FOR LOVED ONES WITH DEMENTIA

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 24, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Dementia Singapore posted in Dementia Caregivers, Dementia, DementiaAwareness, Health

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Enabling persons with dementia to carry out activities successfully can help bolster their confidence, and empower them to feel better able to maintain a level of independence.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2021 3:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Health, Fatigue

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a condition that causes extreme tiredness (fatigue). This condition is also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). The fatigue in CFS does not improve with rest, and it gets worse with physical or mental activity. Several other symptoms may occur along with fatigue.

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5 Myths Debunked by a Dietitian

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2021 2:00:00 PM / by Singapore Heart Foundation posted in Eating Healthily, Health, Diabetes, Myths

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Article contributed by Ms Koh Pei Ling, Senior Dietitian at Admiralty Medical Centre.

Most Singaporeans enjoy durian and savour them, while some will fork out a large sum of money just to purchase them. When I close my eyes and conjure up the image of a ‘Mao Shan Wang’ otherwise known as the ‘King’ – a premium breed of durian, my mouth waters.

But reality check – if one is diagnosed with diabetes, does it mean the end of this treat for him?

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