“Are you sure you are 55? You don’t look a day past 40!” Sure that sounds like a compliment.
When we apply eye masks, sunscreen or makeup on our faces, or drop in lubricating eye drops into our eyes when we feel some eye strain, they may only represent a tiny portion of eyecare. While it is important to keep our body in tip-top shape, taking good care of our joints, skin, muscles, and overall well-being, our eyes must never be overlooked.
An upset stomach ruins the whole day, especially if we can do nothing about it.
In every pandemic of history, from the Plague, to SARS, and now COVID-19, humans have braved past these dreadful events armed with a healthy immune system and an element of luck (or blessing).
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”