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六种早期防治三高症的方法:高血压,高血脂和高血糖

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2018 4:44:59 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Wellness

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这篇文章是由阎静茹撰写的。她毕业于中国辽宁中医药大学,学制五年,获中医学士学位,于中国辽宁省人民医院从事中西医结合临床工作十年。在1996年移居新加坡后,曾在特殊学校物理治疗部门从事物理治疗师助理六年。目前她是国健卫生科学有限公司驻诊中医师,多以医治妇科儿科疾病为主。她也同时治疗内科杂病,老年慢性疾病如三高症,风湿病,中风后遗症等等。

“三高症”是高血压, 高血脂, 高血糖的简称。“三高症”的发病多发生于老年人,并与基因, 饮食不当,运动量不足,长期睡眠不足,吸烟,肥胖等原因有关。“三高症”在初期可以毫无症状或无异常感觉,通常在健康体检时才发现。高血脂可以引起血管栓塞;高血压可以引起脑出血和脑血管破裂;高血糖可以引起糖尿病肾病。但到了晚期可形成严重疾病,甚至危害生命。研究显示这三种临床疾病的聚集并非偶然。世界卫生组织明确提出,防止心脑血管病的第一道防线就是减少和控制“三高症”。因此,“三高症”的早期防治非常重要。

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您可能忽略掉这六种乳腺癌预警信号

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2018 10:51:20 AM / by Valerie Saw posted in Wellness

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或许您已经知道乳房肿块是乳腺癌的早期症状。除了这种最常见的预警信号之外,还有一些您也应该格外注意的症状。

乳腺癌——恶名昭彰的女性杀手

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5 Reasons Why Men Need Therapy | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2017 5:17:53 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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When it comes to emotional distress, the solution for most men would not be therapy, but rather to either suck it up, talk to their buddies or kick back a bottle of beer. From a male’s point of view, seeking help from a third party, beyond their very intimate circle, for their stressful feelings are often perceived as a sign of weakness.

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5 Healing Benefits of Music Therapy

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2017 3:56:58 PM / by Nadiah Rafhanah posted in Wellness

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Ever find yourself not knowing how to express your emotions? Or do you often feel down? Perhaps what you need is music therapy – the use of music as a medium for therapy. The healing benefits of music therapy can be for anyone of any age, as music is simply part of our everyday life.

From your kids playing with their smartphones and the ringing of your alarm clock to the sound of your keys jingling – music is everywhere. This is exactly why music is the perfect tool to connect with people around us.

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5 Ways to Let Exercise Empower Your Work Life

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2017 3:32:03 PM / by Geng Ning posted in Wellness

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To all the busy executives out there, exercise may seem like another challenge on your list. In fact, it’s nothing like that at all and will instead prove to be your friend, through rain or shine. You're wondering how you can fit exercising in your schedule and reap the rewards? Here are five good exercises for busy executives to empower your work life.

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Vegetables Versus Vodka: Eating More Than Just “Healthy”

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2017 10:46:32 AM / by Megan Aw posted in Wellness

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Is there such a thing as eating more than just “healthy”? Imagine this: I present to you, a fresh, full, bundle of vegetables, and a glinting, sinister glass of vodka. Which one would you consider a better example of healthy eating? For most people, it’s obvious. Come on, vegetables are considered the ideal “diet food” due to their low caloric value and rich nutrients, while alcohol is so often associated with a plethora of cardiovascular diseases.

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5 Alternative Therapies That Might Help You Quit Smoking

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 15, 2017 10:36:19 AM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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For many smokers, planning on how to quit smoking can be a challenging task. Even with supporting treatments such as nicotine patches, gum and inhalers, smokers are often compelled to return to their old habits. With low success rates reported on a study from Daily Mail, it’s no wonder why many smokers are reluctant to try out alternative therapies to cure their addiction.

However, with the advancement of technology and clinical discoveries, there are new alternative therapies that have offered smokers a way to quit smoking. Whether it involves needles, sweet scents, or even lasers, here’s a list of treatments that might aid you in taking your last puff.

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Digital Dementia: The Silent Effects of Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] May 25, 2017 4:07:50 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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We have plenty to owe to the effects of technology. Without it, we’d probably be still sending each other messages by pigeons. However, overusing these digital devices that we’ve come to love and adore can also bring about dire consequences, which includes digital dementia.

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When Should You Hire A Caregiver As A Medical Escort? | CaregiverAsia

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 20, 2017 4:13:32 PM / by Teo Youliang Hakim posted in Wellness

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If you’re unsure on when to hire a caregiver for medical escort services, here are a few great reasons from Caregiver Asia to take note if you want to come to a decision!

Many people don’t exactly know the right time when to hire a medical escort. After all, why would you hire temporary help to provide assistance for your sick relative when you can do it yourself, free of charge?

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Strength Training Can Help You Look and Feel Younger

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 6, 2017 6:32:48 PM / by Friends of CaregiverAsia posted in Wellness

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Looking for the fountain of youth? Pick up a set of dumbbells, a kettlebell (a ball-shaped weight with a single handle) or a resistance band. Strength training offers a multitude of benefits, including ramping up your metabolism to help lose or maintain weight.

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