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Lifestyle treatments for obstructive sleep apnoea

Do you always feel tired, sleepy, and feeling irritable during the day? Do you wake up frequently at night, and your sleep is not refreshing, affecting your memory and concentration? …

Ginkgo for stroke and heart diseases

Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) is known as yin xing (银杏)in Chinese. The name literally means silver apricot although the plant is not related to apricot in any way. Ginkgo nuts are …

Check your stools, know your health

Keep tap of your bowel movement and stool type; they can tell you a lot about your health. Have at least one bowel movement a day since shorter transit time can reduce oxidative stress and prevent inflammation. Having constipation or diarrhea can be a warning sign for health. Simple lifestyle changes such as increase fibres in diet, exercise moderately and reduce stress can help.

Talk: Reversing chronic inflammation and balancing blood sugar with food

You may suffer from the silent chronic inflammation, elevated blood sugar, and bowel movement problem without knowing that you can reverse these condition with naturally. Here is my advice.

Chronic inflammation and type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops due to long-term, low-grade inflammation. Sedentary lifestyles and an unhealthy diet can lead to accumulation of fat tissues, overstressing of pancreatic cells, and changes in the gut microbiota, all of which stimulates the cascading effects of inflammation. Over time, the cells before resistance to insulin which cause elevated blood glucose. So, lower inflammation and you will reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.

Have a good laugh – It heals!

A good laugh improves blood oxygenation like aerobic exercise; it makes you relax and feels good, imbues you with positive emotions, dispels low moods, works like than a painkiller, and makes you feel supported. Let laughter open the door to your wellness journey!

Natural remedies for prediabetes

Prediabetes is a warning sign of health. It signifies a needed change in diet and lifestyles. Garlic, cinnamon, Gymnema, fenugreek, and chromium are five natural remedies that can help to improve blood sugar levels and prevent diabetes. The use of these remedies is supported by scientific evidence.

Loving-kindness for heart health

Loving-kindness meditation is now being promoted by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a healthy lifestyle to reduce bias, anger, depression, and anxiety.

Vitamin D for vegans

Vegans are not particularly at risk of vitamin D deficiency. Spending time outdoors, including mushrooms, seaweeds, and fortified food products in the diet, and periodically taking vitamin D supplement are ways to maintain an optimal level of vitamin D level.

Papaya leaf extract for dengue fever

Papaya leaf extract is a popular traditional medicine for dengue fever. Promising research evidence supports its use. Papaya leaf extract treatment is found to be effective in increasing platelet count, reducing the duration of hospital stay, and promoting faster recovery, without any adverse effects. A great remedy indeed!