With a long history in traditional medicine, Rhodiola rosea is an herb that grows in cold arctic climates and mountainous region of Europe and Asia. The medical compounds of rhodiola rosea are derived from its roots, known to relieve stress, anxiety and physical fatigue.
Rosehips, also known as the fruit of the rose, are small edible seeds found underneath rose petals and have been used for centuries in traditional and folk medicine. They are recognised for anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties due to the high level of vitamin C content and bioactive compounds such as phenols, lycopene and ellagic acid. Let us dive deeper into the many health benefits of this nutrient-rich fruit.
Neck pain is a common complaint among adults. If you are experiencing neck pain, it can range from being minor to excruciating pain, bothering and interfering your quality of life. In some scenarios, it may even be debilitating.
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Our Essentials Pharmacy collaboration with SmartRx to launch a self-service kiosk that currently dispenses a range of OTC meds, has garnered some media interest.
Homegrown Essentials Pharmacy, a business of HST Medical Pte Ltd in Singapore, together with SmartRx Pte. Ltd and the Jalan Kayu Zone 5 RC, launched the first neighbourhood OTC (over-the-counter) medicine vending machine with tele-consultation support today, to serve residents in Serangoon North Ave 3/4 around the clock. More than 60 OTC medicines for mild and common ailments for adults and children are now available in times of need, 24/7, near their homes.
Did you know that 10 per cent of the population in Singapore suffer from anxiety and depressive disorders? Health problems and financial concerns can be worrisome, resulting in occasional anxiety. This is common, but not when the temporary worries and fears continue for a long time. Daily activities are often disrupted for people suffering with anxiety disorders.
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Do you consume 1 to 2 servings of fish per week? No? Fear not, you are not the only one. While many of us understand the multiple health benefits of fish, preparing for a balanced diet with sufficient Omega-3 fatty acids may be a challenge, especially when we are often swamped with our daily activities. For individuals who do not eat at least one serving of fish per week, fish oil supplements can help to get sufficient Omega-3s.
The intake of Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in tuna, herring, and mackerel, is extremely important. Omega-3 fatty acids provide many health benefits including protection against diseases. What should you be looking for in fish oil supplements? With countless fish oil supplements in the market, choosing the right supplement may be a challenge for many.
Tossing and turning at night? Never settling into a deep sleep and waking up sporadically throughout the night? You are not alone. Studies estimated that 10% to 15% of the adult population suffers from insomnia.