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Winter Health Tips: Stay Active in the Chilling Weather!

As the holiday season approaches, gatherings with family and friends often involve hearty feasting. However, if you experience abdominal discomfort or indigestion after a satisfying meal, it could be related to poor digestion.

Indulge in Festive Delights Mindfully: 4 Tips for Healthy Eating

Indulge in Festive Delights Mindfully: 4 Tips for Healthy Eating

How to Beat Post-Holiday Blues?

Do you find yourself experiencing low moods after a long holiday? This might be due to “post-vacation syndrome”.

How to Beat Post-Holiday Blues?

Do you find yourself experiencing low moods after a long holiday? This might be due to “post-vacation syndrome”. Such emotional responses typically occur when people return to “normal life” after enjoying a splendid vacation, with common symptoms including insomnia, fatigue, irritability, and anxiety.

Is varicella-zoster contagious

When infected with varicella-zoster virus, blisters will be found on the skin.

Make Running a Habit: Combat Central Obesity and "Three Highs"

Make Running a Habit: Combat Central Obesity and "Three Highs"

Mindful Eating for a Healthy Chinese New Year Celebration

The Chinese New Year is about reuniting with loved ones, often accompanied by lavish feasts. Yet, many traditional festive delicacies are rich in calories, fats, and sugars, and overindulging can leave us feeling less than our best. So, how do we strike a balance between enjoyment and health during celebration?

New Year, New Health Goals: 6 Tips for Success

New Year, New Health Goals: 6 Tips for Success

Food Recipe: Resolving Ingestion for Post-Feast Rescue!

As the holiday season approaches, gatherings with family and friends often involve hearty feasting. However, if you experience abdominal discomfort or indigestion after a satisfying meal, it could be related to poor digestion.

Preparing for your consultation

Being diagnosed with a condition can be stressful and worrying. Understanding your diagnosis and the treatment available is important so you can be fully involved in making any decisions that affect your health.

Stay Hydrated for Good Health: Unveiling 3 Dehydration Traps

Indulge in Festive Delights Mindfully: 4 Tips for Healthy Eating

Valentine's Day: Let's Get Moving and Stay Healthy!

Why not take action and invite him/her to be your workout buddy? This not only adds fun to exercising but also strengthens the bond between you two. Start your fitness journey together this Valentine's Day!

Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy is an examination of the inside of the bladder (the baglike organ that stores urine in the body) using a thin, flexible, tube-like telescope called a cystoscope.

Gastroscopy

A gastroscopy is an examination of the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract - the oesophagus (gullet), stomach and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine).

Antibiotics

Some antibiotics work by killing bacteria. They usually do this by interrupting the chemical processes that the bacteria use to make their cell walls. Penicillin is an example of an antibiotic that works in this way.

Anaesthesia (General)

When you have a general anaesthetic, you will be asleep before your operation begins and will wake up afterwards with no memory of the procedure.

Caring for surgical wounds

After an operation, you’ll have a surgical wound from where your surgeon made a cut into your skin and tissues. It’s important that you take good care of your wound.

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is an examination of the lining of the colon (large bowel) using a flexible, tube-like telescope called a colonoscope. This instrument is carefully passed through your rectum (back passage) and into the colon.

Haemorrhoidectomy

A haemorrhoidectomy is an operation to remove haemorrhoids (piles) from the anus.

Insomnia

Insomnia is a feeling of not being able to get enough sleep.

Laparoscopy

A laparoscopy is an examination of the organs within the pelvis or abdomen using a flexible, tube-like telescope called a laparoscope.

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