Health is a Choice

Health is a Choice

The good news is that your health lies in your hands. The bad news- your health lies in your hands. How we age, prevent disease and stay healthy will really depend a lot on what we do. Today from studies of epigenetics we know that we can switch...

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Food Addiction

Food Addiction

“I KEEP MY Health by dieting. People gorge themselves with rich foods, use up their time, ruin their digestion and poison themselves. If the doctors would prescribe dieting instead of drugs, the ailments of normal man would disappear. Half the...

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The 106 Year Old Patient

The 106 Year Old Patient

It was a few months ago when this petite elderly Chinese lady walked into my clinic unassisted accompanied by her grandson. When I looked at the file and noticed that her age was 106, I was surprised as she looked around late seventies or early...

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Corona Virus and You

Corona Virus and You

What do we do with a virus that has come and gone global and here to stay at least the next few months? I just want to discuss two issues here. Firstly, the importance of getting your information from the right sources. That would be the World...

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Seniors and Mobility

Seniors and Mobility

As people get older, you may find that their mobility begins to suffer. Over half of all elderly people over 75 years of age (53%) have difficulty in getting around their own home. Among the ambulant aged 80 years and over will need some...

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Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing

As the ageing  population all over the world  increases it is imperative that we find ways to make sure that they age well with little disability and disease.  Is this possible ?  Yes according to  Ray Kurzweil  and  Dr. Terry Grossman in their ...

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Floods and Leptospirosis

Floods and Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis is a disease caused by the bacteria leptospira. Though we often hear of outbreaks in Malaysia and also deaths associated with this disease, the incidence can go up during the rainy season and floods. This is due to the contaminated...

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Smoking and Public places

Smoking and Public places

Recently the announcement by the Ministry of Health regarding the ban of smoking in public places next year was welcomed by non-smokers and as expected the smokers were unhappy, but what was surprising was the owners of this restaurants were also...

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