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What Is A Migraine Headache?

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 3, 2022 1:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, Health, Migraine, Headache

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A migraine is usually an intense pounding headache that can last for hours or even days. The pounding or pulsing pain usually begins in the forehead, the side of the head or around the eyes. The headache gradually gets worse. Just about any movement, activity, bright lights or loud noises seem to make it hurt more. Nausea and vomiting are common.

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The Impact Of High Cholesterol On Health

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2022 3:00:00 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness, Food, Health

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High cholesterol is a condition in which the blood has high levels of a white, waxy substance similar to fat (cholesterol). The liver makes all the cholesterol that the body needs. The human body needs small amounts of cholesterol to help build cells. A person gets extra or excess cholesterol from the food that he or she eats.

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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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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Heartburn): Feels Like A Heart Attack

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) happens when acid from the stomach flows up into the tube that connects the mouth and the stomach (esophagus). Normally, food travels down the esophagus and stays in the stomach to be digested. However, when a person has GER, food and stomach acid sometimes move back up into the esophagus.

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Are you taking Antibiotics? Here's what you need to know

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 22, 2021 12:04:30 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Antibiotic medicines are used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as strep throat and urinary tract infection (UTI). Antibiotic medicines will not work for viral illnesses, such as colds or the flu (influenza). They work by killing the bacteria that is making you sick. Antibiotics can also have serious side effects. It is important that you take antibiotic medicines safely and only when needed.

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Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2021 11:44:35 AM / by Ken Yeong posted in Wellness

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Don’t worry. It is not a new form of virus nor is it contagious. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), otherwise known as digital eyestrain is simply a condition where one experiences a group of eye and vision related symptoms after long hours of computer use.

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What Is Crohn's Disease?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 23, 2021 10:18:42 AM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Crohn's disease is a long-lasting (chronic) disease that affects the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Crohn's disease often causes irritation and inflammation in the small intestine and the beginning of the large intestine, but it can affect any part of the GI tract. Crohn's disease is part of a group of illnesses that are known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Crohn's disease may start slowly and get worse over time. Symptoms may come and go. They may also go away for months or even years at a time (remission).

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Understanding Lung Cancer

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2021 5:09:25 PM / by Calvin Leong posted in Wellness

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Lung cancer is an abnormal growth of cancerous cells that forms a mass (malignant tumour) in a lung. There are several types of lung cancer. The types are based on the appearance of the tumour cells. The two most common types are:

  • Non-small cell lung cancer. This type of lung cancer is the most common type. Non-small cell lung cancers include squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, and large cell carcinoma.
  • Small cell lung cancer. In this type of lung cancer, abnormal cells are smaller than those of non-small cell lung cancer. Small cell lung cancer gets worse (progresses) faster than non-small cell lung cancer.
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