When Does an Insect Bite Need Medical Attention?

Although insect bites or stings can cause irritation, redness, pain or itch, most of the symptoms can be managed at home and they settle within a few hours or days. Most insect bites are...

A common expat achilles heel – Plantar Fasciitis

A health problem that has struck Kathy Chamberlain and indeed many expats ‘of a certain age’ soon after their arrival in Singapore is the very painful and inconvenient condition of Plantar Fasciitis (pronounced fash-ee-eye-tus). Apparently striking...

When is the right age to take children to the Dentist? When is it...

To my dismay, I often hear parents say, “Oh but these are just milk teeth, they will drop out” or “he/she is too young to see a dentist”. A child’s baby teeth play an important...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Casual Coffee are holding their Wear PINK Casual Coffee on Wednesday 14th October at Boomarang Bistro & Bar from 9.30am, only 5 minutes walk from Raffles Place and...

Expat Cancer Support Group

The CanHOPE Expat Support Group meet on alternate Friday mornings between 10 and noon at The British Club on The Windsor Terrace. The meetings are small, friendly and informal and a chance to have...

Interview: Wellness Warrior Natalie Dau

Aussie Spartan star Natalie Dau is currently training for a 100km ultra marathon and is the creator of The Daily Escape, a health and fitness platform, and the Rockstar Fit training app. She talks to ANZA about motherhood, balance, and the small wellness fixes that make a difference.

I’m exercising so well, why did I get injured?

This is a question often asked when clients come in to see us at In Touch Physio. The best strategy to prevent injury is to modulate your load ! To do this you have to: ...

Beating Jet Lag

  Long haul flights are an inevitable part of the expatriate experience in Singapore, whether for business or leisure. Here are some basic tips on how to fight it.   What is jet lag? Jet lag refers to...

Back on the Health Wagon

Michele Fernyhough has found a fast way to lose weight and feel great. In early 2013, she decided to do a seven-day fast – a regime which bans all solid foods, which is one...

Teens and eating Disorders

What is an ‘eating disorder’? What form can it take? The condition is signified by an abnormal perception of one’s body image as being fat and an overvaluation of a thin body ideal. A fear...