Health & Fitness

“I’ve tried for 10 years to conceive!”

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As the title suggests, I had to wait for 10 years until I was able to finally conceive. This is my story. 10 years ago, when I was 26, I was happily married to my wonderful husband, David. We both loved children and wanted to have one of our own someday. We didn’t really look into doing family planning very …

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Two ways to correct ‘Lao Hua’

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Question: I have just turned 50 and reading is getting more difficult. Are there any permanent treatments for presbyopia correction? Answer: Muscles that control the crystalline lens inside an eye automatically relax when we look at faraway objects and contract when we look at small objects close up. This enables the lens to provide the correct focusing power for far …

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“My Mum Nearly Went Blind!”

On my mum’s 59th birthday, we went out for a lovely dinner at Robertson Quay. She loved her Greek food and so we went with the family and grandparents to one of her favourite restaurants. My mum doesn’t work, she stays home, loves to cook and makes the best home cooked food. During her free time, she would knit, read …

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“I Lost My Job Due To Covid-19!”

It was on a Sunday night when the news broke, the company I had been working for was due to close. The message came through as I received an alert on my phone that the business will no longer be operating from this week onwards. Essentially, this meant I did not have a job from that moment. The first thing …

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“Doc, I’m pregnant and bleeding”

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M almost freaked out when she saw a patch of fresh blood staining her panty in the morning. She had had sexual intercourse with her husband the night before. She woke him up straightaway and rushed to my clinic. M, 28, a first-time mum, was in her 12 weeks of pregnancy. She related the incident with some embarrassment. “Doc, will I …

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“Ouch! My Back Hurts!”

It was on a Sunday last December, I went to play golf with my husband and Eve and Jonathan. Jonathan is a professional golfer and golf coach at the local country club. Eve was invited to have a nice day out on the course just for “Fun”. We started at 8:30 am and without realizing it took us 3 hours …

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When to Visit and What to Expect

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Gynecologists: When to visit and what to expect What is a gynecologist? When to see one What to expect Screening Common procedures Qualifications Gynecologists are doctors who specialize in women’s health, with a focus on the female reproductive system. They deal with a wide range of issues, including obstetrics, or pregnancy and childbirth, menstruation and fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections …

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What’s my tummy so bloated?

G, 43, had a rude shock and felt devastated a year ago when she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. She was unaware that the bloated feeling in her tummy was connected to the disease. “I’d nausea and a bloated feeling in my belly for a week. My family physician diagnosed me as having tummy upset and treated me with …

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Abdominal cramps, constipation and bloating during menses

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Dinning room with a stressed and gloomy appearance. She worked as an accounts assistant at an accounting firm and analyzed a part-time diploma class at night. Stressful lately. I’ve been suffering from stomach cramps with bloating and constipation for the previous six months. The symptoms have been worse during menses. I’m worried.” She explained. On further questioning, H’d more Indicators …

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What is Pilates Singapore?

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I move to courses And love it. Our instructor is well qualified and alters the exercises to match us. We are invited to do what we can do, so it is a good workout.” The muscle-building exercises were developed Ever since that time, the techniques have been re purposed to a favorite core-strengthening workout, which has become a favorite among …

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