Monthly Archives - May 2015

4 Tips For Singaporean workers to relieve aching backs

A pain in the back can be due to a number of reasons such as sudden lifting, lack of exercise, stress or a bad sleeping posture. It can cause a lot of discomfort, especially while bending and sitting. An ache in the back is common but if certain steps are not taken in the earlier stages, it can get aggravated. Here are 4 simple tips for Singaporean workers suffering from an aching back:  1) Rest It Back pain is usually caused by physical exertion [...]

5 Home Remedies For Singaporean Elders To Maintain Their Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is known to be one of Singapore’s top ‘silent killers’. Blood pressure or hypertension is caused by a variety of reasons, directly related to your diet and overall lifestyle. Following unhealthy patterns at a young age can result in complications at a later stage. If these bad habits continue, it can be even more damaging. Lucky for you, however, there are a few powerful home remedies that can help to keep your health, namely blood pressure, in check at any [...]

5 Natural Ways Singapore Men In Their 40s Can Reduce Apnea

Snoring does not only disturb other people’s sleep, but it is also a sign of obstructive sleep apnea. This may increase the risk of heart diseases. Before you head to the drugstore, try these natural methods to reduce apnea. 1. Exercise and stay in shape Fat around the neck squeezes the internal diameter of the throat. This increases the likelihood of snoring. If you are overweight, it might make snoring worse. Therefore, doing physical exercises can keep you in shape and reduce apnea. 2. [...]

How Can Singaporean Accountants Prevent Body Ache When They Wake Up

Back or neck pain can greatly affect your performance at work. This might be related to your sleeping posture. Understanding the impacts of different postures can help you prevent aches. 1. Lying on your back, arms at the sides This is considered the best sleeping posture for your spine and neck. Do pay attention to your pillows – too many pillows or low-quality products can have a reserve effect. 2. Lying on your back, arms rested upwards This position is also good for the [...]

10 Health Tips For Singaporeans Of Any Age (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1… 5) Exercise every day Everyone knows this but not everyone does it. The trick is to find something you really like and stick to it. There are so many options available today, almost a different method for each individual! Find you match and then you won’t feel so lazy about doing it everyday. 6) Drink water Keeping yourself hydrated is important especially in hot and humid weather. It assists your digestion and flushes out toxins and negativity. Just try [...]

10 Health Tips For Singaporeans Of Any Age (Part 1)

The general trend in Singapore shows that there is an increasing number of elderly citizens which also indicates that Singaporeans tend to live long. The unfortunate statistic however, is that 2 out of every 5 Singaporean suffers from at least one chronic illness especially diabetes and high blood pressure. A sedentary lifestyle is the main cause for this added to some genetic traits. It has been proven, however, that lifestyle changes initiated earlier in life can prevent chronic conditions and help [...]

Top 6 Foods That Rank High On The Rejuvenation List

Nature has created rejuvenation foods in abundance. There are so many fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains that are filled to the brim with goodness for your body and mind. Since you are what you eat, here are 6 power foods to make you as wholesome and healthy as them: Green Veggies Yes, this one is at the top of our list. Simply because there are so many varieties to choose from, you can include one in each meal to ensure you get [...]

5 Early Signs Of Parkinson’s Disease Every Singaporean Should Be Aware Of

In Singapore, around 7000 senior citizens suffer from Parkinson’s disease. With the expectation of this number rising in, what authorities refer to as a ‘rapidly ageing population’. Early detection can control the damage and suffering with various medication and therapeutic techniques. Here are 5 early signs of Parkinson’s that you should be aware of: Shaking is the most common symptom of Parkinson's. The tremor can appear in the fingers, chin or lip areas. It can even occur in a leg when the [...]

5 Tips For Singaporean Elders To Maintain Their Bones And Teeth

The relation between bones and teeth is simple: Weakening bones result in loosening of the jaw causing teeth to fall out. This occurs with age and a condition which causes the thinning of bones known as Osteoporosis. In Singapore, women over 50 are eight times more at risk of getting Osteoporosis than Breast Cancer, making it a common worry. Though age plays a major role in the health of bones and teeth, there are a few ways in which Singaporean elders can prevent [...]

Can Your Health Be Determined By The Colour Of Your Urine?

The medical fraternity says “Yes!” Urinalysis is, in fact, a highly reliable way to know exactly what’s going on in your body. Your diet and general state of health can be determined by the urine that you pass on a daily basis. Urine gets it colour from a pigment known as Urochrome. This can change the colour of your urine from a light yellow to a deeper, almost golden, amber colour. So the next time you ‘go’, just have a look before [...]