A COVID-19 remedy? Really?

How to tell whether a herbal product can really treat COVID-19? I wrote the friend a reply, which I wish to share here without naming the product. My intention is to provide an example of how we can analyse the information on many COVID-19 cures or remedies that we may read on social media these days.

COVID-19 survivability and its root cause

On the road towards endemic with COVID-19, Singapore is currently embracing a wave of infections, with daily cases hovering around 3000. Inevitably, even with the high vaccination rate in the …

Living with COVID-19

Lockdown and travel restrictions will soon end with the world living with COVID-19 in endemic mode. It is time to strengthen the immune system, even if you have been vaccinated. Consider adding medicinal mushrooms, spices, antioxidant-rich foods, probiotics and prebiotics to the diet. They can help reduce the chance of having more severe complications in any infections.

Making my own water kefir drinks

It is easy to make water kefir drink at home. The process is straightforward, and the cost is low, and its benefits can be experienced immediately. I will recommend it; everyone can do it at home.

Kefir – The fermenting wonder

Kefir beverages, either dairy or nondairy, are excellent natural sources of probiotics. They can be made conveniently at home and taste great. The health benefits of consuming kefir are numerous. It can improve gut health, protect against infection, prevent cancer, reduce allergy, promote healing, and lower blood sugar. Try it today if you have not.

Nature care for hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism – herbal medicine can restore sub-optimal thyroid function. A healthy diet rich in whole grains, sea vegetables, nuts and seeds can be helpful. Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight is also vital to improve hypothyroidism.

How to manage an overactive thyroid naturally?

Thyroid Gland and Function The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the throat area. It is an essential gland in the complex endocrine system which control numerous function …

My take on COVID-19 vaccination

I am not pro-vaccines as I believe there can potentially be long-term unknown effects. However, at this juncture of the global crisis, vaccination appears to be a pragmatic approach for the world to reduce the impact of COVID-19 eventually. Please do so as soon as you can to join the fight.

Systemic lupus erythematosus – What to eat?

Lupus is a type of autoimmune disease, one in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues and organs. Diet plays an important role in the prevention of Lupus flare-up. Check out what food to eat and what to avoid.

Ginger and iron deficiency anaemia

Taking ginger can help to improve iron deficiency anaemia in two ways. First, ginger can help the absorption of iron. Second, ginger stimulates the production of red blood cells and increase the haemoglobin count. Together the anaemic condition can be reversed. Not surprisingly, ginger has been used in TCM to replenish the blood for thousands of years.