The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the world, and every entity, from government, corporation, to individual, has been radically affected. Businesses, livelihoods, and even lives, were painfully razed and destroyed. And yet, we see the strength of the human spirit and unity slowly emerging from the ashes, to tend to the sick, to care for the hurt and disadvantaged, and to rebuild the communities. It is a hard journey ahead, and everyone has been diligently tending to the decks, and conforming to the orders of the moment. Already, we see the light of the dawn emerging, with emerging vaccines and ongoing treatments to fight the SARS-CoV-2 virus courageously. And we, are slowly winning.
Everyone hopes COVID-19 is not here to stay. However, whether it is COVID-19 or a bout of flu or just a simple cold, the best weapon is still our immune system. What does it mean to have a good immune system according to TCM? Continue reading “Building Immunity with TCM”
Flu season is in. Are your kids prepared for it? Advance Kids Singapore published an op-ed piece by HST Medical’s general manager, Simone Tan, on “Top 6 Vitamins and Minerals for boosting your kids’ immunity”. Continue reading “Top 6 Vitamins and Minerals for boosting your kids’ immunity”
Our Zoo-Vite Kids Vitamins range was mentioned in Sassy Mama, titled “Picky Eaters? Why Multivitamins Can Help Fill Your Kid’s Nutrient Gap“. Thank you! Continue reading “Zoo-Vite Kids Vitamins – Featured on Sassy Mama!”
Eczema is a non-contagious condition where the skin becomes red, itching, with little blisters which gives out clear liquid when broken, followed by crusting, and later, scaling and thickening of skin and pigmentation. It often appears on the arms, legs (especially the inner creases of arms and legs), palms, face and neck. Itch from eczema can be severe and can interrupt sleep. Upon scratching, broken skin can lead to infection.
Continue reading “Treatment of Eczema: Western vs Chinese Medicine”
What is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)? HFMD is a viral infection common among children, though it can also infect adults. Children below 5 years old are more susceptible.
Continue reading “TCM Treatment and Prevention of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease”
If you use the computer or handphone for long hours, or do work that requires you to focus and strain your eyes for long periods, you are most likely to suffer from tired eyes from time to time. Here are some ways you can help yourself to relieve eye strain and eye fatigue.
What a breast-feeding mother eats is as important as a pregnant mother. The nutrients go directly to the baby and affects the baby’s health, growth and development. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), there are certain practicesthat the breast-feeding mother ought to observe.
Some mothers experience postnatal blues a few days after giving birth. Signs and symptoms include mood swings, anxiety, sadness, crying, irritability and having trouble sleeping. However, such condition mostly last for a few days or a week. If it continues for more than 2 weeks, one may be suffering from postnatal depression and should seek professional advice as soon as possible.