Mouthguards

Young expatriates in Singapore are fortunate to be able to enjoy participation in sports like rugby, netball and soccer all year round. Indeed, many schools and organisations like ANZA provide ample opportunities to participate...

Mind, Body, Health! How Mindfulness will make you happier and healthier

This article is co-written by Dr. Magdalena (Health & Performance Coach) and Dr. Sairupa (Naturopathic Doctor). Mindfulness nurtures a relationship to our body that welcomes healing of the whole self. The Chinese script for “mindfulness”...

Diabetes: what you need to know

Diabetes and What You Need to Know Worldwide, diabetes is on the rise. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 422 million adults have diabetes, In 2018, 5.2 million deaths could be attributed to the...

Teeth Clenching and Grinding: A Modern Condition?

Modern life can be tough! Even with the great technological innovations we have at our disposal, life still becomes overwhelming. People clench and grind in response to stress.  We experience stress in our lives...

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...

Perimenopause: The Facts

What is ‘perimenopause’? Perimenopause means “around menopause.” It is a phase in a woman’s life marked by alterations in the quantity and frequency of oestrogen production, which is the main female hormone produced by the...

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...

Health Warning: Polio Outbreak in the Philippines

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that there is currently an outbreak of Polio in the Philippines, but there are steps you can take to stay safe.

A Merry Christmas?

Christmas is often a time of cheer, love and happiness – but it can also be a period of stress and heartache. As an expat family you may be thousands of miles away from...

How To Save A Tooth: Picking up the pieces after dental trauma

For any parent, the day your child stands up for the first time is a pretty happy occasion. But as sure as she will stand on her own, and take her first steps, and...