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CoQ10 Shows Promise for Kidney Disease

We’re pretty used to hearing that CoQ10 is good for the heart, but little emphasis has been made to date on its kidney-protective effects. 

Why should you care? Because the number of Americans that are affected by chronic kidney disease is growing


Hidden Factor Behind Kidney Disease Epidemic

In a new report authored by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, people who use proton pump inhibiting drugs to treat heartburn (acid reflux) are at a 20% to 50% increased risk for developing chronic kidney disease.


Protect & Care For Your Kidneys

Do you always have the urge to pass urine first thing in the morning, even before you think of brushing your teeth? That is because your kidneys have diligently performed their life-sustaining job of removing waste products from your body to generate urine even when you are fast asleep.


Relief from Common Digestive Distress

Do you remember how easy it was in youth to consume a high-calorie meal and suffer no unpleasant aftereffects?

One reason we internally managed foods so easily back in those days were the massive amounts of digestive juices we produced that efficiently broke down foods for healthy absorption.


Is a “Leaky Gut” Making you Sick?

Leaky gut syndrome may just seem like a buzz term in the supplement industry and it may even sound a little gross, but is it something you need to know about? Probably. 

Why? Because science is revealing that it’s a real problem


Tips to Maintain Optimal Digestive Health

We have come to the most favorite time of the year again! Who doesn’t love a heartwarming family reunion meal prepared by the elders and savoring all the Chinese New Year goodies like Bak Kwah (Chinese Bacon), Love Letters (Biscuit Roll), Lo Hei (Raw Fish Salad) and Nian Gao (Glutinous Rice Cake). But what comes after will be a bummer.

These high-fat, high-salt and high-sugar foods may result in you having bloating, constipation and even abdominal pain due to inadequate digestion. Eating large amount of food at one go or having inadequate chewing may lead to insufficient production of enzymes and hence, incomplete breakdown of the food.


Why 24-Hour Blood Pressure Control Matters

Getting blood pressure under control is essential, but it is only part of the solution.

Over the past decade, it has become clear that daily variations in blood-pressure patterns are also tremendously important, especially in older adults.


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.


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