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Understanding and treating acne, maskne, back acne the TCM way

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition that happens when the hair follicles under the skin become clogged. It is the most common skin condition, affecting roughly 40 to 50 million individuals annually. [1] Acne is usually caused by excess build up of oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria in the pore.       Common [...]

7 Surprising Causes and Effects of Insomnia You Didn’t Know

1. Your thunder snore is disrupting your sleep If you snore loudly during your sleep and feel tired even after a full night’s sleep, you may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder that causes you to repeatedly stop and start breathing while you sleep. It affects over 100 million people [...]

Support Your Recovery From Covid19 And Long Covid

Ever since mid November 2019, a respiratory disease has changed the lives of almost everyone on Earth. This disease is none other than COVID-19. COVID-19 also known as Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus [1]. It can cause mild to moderate respiratory symptoms and individuals may recover without requiring [...]

Navigating Womanhood | Reach Your Peak With Female Health Tips For All Women

Women in Singapore often neglect their health as they have to juggle work, family and a myriad of other commitments. It is thus not surprising that their health often takes a back seat. Apart from health issues related to the female reproductive system such as menstrual and fertility issues, various chronic conditions such as osteoporosis, [...]

Physician’s Guide To Manage And Relieve PMS

Do you feel tired, easily frustrated and suffer from painful abdominal cramps before your period every month? If so, you may be suffering from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)!   What is Premenstrual Syndrome? Premenstrual Syndrome, or PMS, refers to a group of symptoms experienced by women 1-2 weeks before their period arrives. Common symptoms of PMS [...]

3 Must-Try Chinese New Year Steamboat Recipes with a TCM twist

Assembled with a pot of simmering hot broth and a table full of fresh delectable ingredients, steamboat, also known as hotpot (火锅) is a must-have dish at almost every reunion dinner. However, do you know that there are many ways to have this mouthwatering dish in a nutritious and healthy manner, yet not compromising on [...]

Prevent and Treat The 3-Highs With TCM | High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes

In Mandarin, the 3-Highs, otherwise known as San Gao (三高), is an umbrella term that refers to 3 commonly seen metabolic disorders known as Hypertension - high blood pressure (HBP) (高血压), Hyperlipidemia - high triglycerides (HTG) (高脂血症) and Hyperglycemia - high blood glucose (HBG) (高血糖血症). The 3-Highs are technically not TCM terms but rather the [...]

Combat Festive Overeating With This Essential TCM Guide

With the festive season just around the corner, it is once again time for gatherings with family and friends over a feast of delicacies and drinks as you catch up on each other's lives in the past year. On such occasions, the tendency to overindulge in the rich festive food typically leads to overeating which [...]

Your Healthy Christmas Feast is Served – Food Tips and Recipes

It’s that time of the year again - it’s Christmas! Christmas is a time for us to celebrate and revel with those close to us and of course, that includes a huge, delicious meal to cap off the year. Most often than not, many people use the festivities as a reason to overindulge in alcohol, [...]
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