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Is This Why You’re Always Tired?

Tired and weak but can’t seem to figure out why? If so, you'll want to read this.

You’re getting enough sleep and eating a balanced diet, but you still need that extra cup of coffee to get you through the day. Maybe your doctor has told you that you’re anemic. However, your blood levels of iron, vitamin B12, and even your hormones are all in range, so what’s going on?


Power Up for the New Year!

2017 is here!  A new year signifies a new beginning.  There is no better time than now to start some good habits and do more to take care of your body.


Eating Well; Ageing Well Talk 2016

Our Pharmacist Lim Eng Teck sharing about how to eat to stay healthy from the biblical perspective to seniors of Christ Methodist Church


Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions in older adults. Next to arthritis, it is the second most common handicapping condition. Although hearing loss is more common with age, approximately 8.5% of American adults aged 20 to 29 have significant hearing loss, a number that appears to be rising. 


Sleep is a Necessity, Not a Luxury

Christmas and New Year parties, end-of-year sales, school holiday promotions and overseas holidays – with so much going on at this time of the year, are you getting enough rest?


Fight Stress and Support Adrenals with Adaptogens

It would be impossible to overstate the devastating impact chronic stress has on Americans’ health. As many as 75% to 90% of primary care physician visits may be related to acute or chronic stress.


The Signs of a Poor Night’s Sleep

You feel sluggish and achy all the time. Your mood changes at the drop of a hat. Your boss thinks you’re losing your edge as you can’t seem to stay on top of things like you did a few years ago. 

Your doctor says you’re going through an inevitable “change” of life and are probably depressed. Perhaps he has also started you on an antidepressant.


Eye Health

Loss of vision is one of the most feared consequences of aging. Adults with poor vision are at a significantly higher risk for many social and health problems including depression, social withdrawal, accidents, and self-administered medication errors. Common causes of blindness in adults include macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.


Immune System Strengthening

Age, stress, and poor nutrition can sap our immune system of its effectiveness. Influenza provides one example; during young adulthood, when the body can mount a robust immune response to this common virus, influenza is rarely fatal. Among the elderly, however, the virus is associated with significant rates of death and hospitalization. 


 An Overlooked Cause of Depression

While great strides have been made in diagnosing and treating depression, millions of Americans still suffer with this difficult-to-treat disease. It is estimated that 15.7 million American adults experienced depression in the past year.

Antidepressant use is on the rise with one in 10 Americans using them. Unfortunately, antidepressants only work as little as 50% of the time and come with an array of side effects.


Sugar Linked to Liver Disease

Approximately one out of three Americans is affected by non-alcohol fatty liver disease, and the numbers are growing.1

Many of its victims don't even know they have it. If undetected, it can ultimately progress to inflammation and scarring of the liver (cirrhosis) and, in some cases, even liver failure.


Do You Have Fatty Liver?

Our liver plays a critical role in our health by removing toxins, processing nutrients, hormones and cholesterols in our body.  It quietly does its work 24/7, and we often take it for granted. 


Stress Management

Although the human body is relatively adept at managing acute physical and/ or psychological stressors, chronic psychological stress can produce a variety of adverse effects.


Sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses, which are small air-filled cavities within the bones of the face surrounding the nose. Sinusitis symptoms include congestion, mucus discharge, and facial pain. 


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