Top 6 Vitamins and Minerals for boosting your kids’ immunity

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”

Treatment of Eczema: Western vs Chinese Medicine

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.
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TCM Techniques to relieve tired eyes

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.

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Special Diet for Breastfeeding Mothers

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.

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TCM Treatment and Prevention of Postnatal Depression

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.

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