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Medical Myths: All About Hepatitis

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients, filters the blood, and fights infections. When the liver is inflamed or damaged, its function can be affected. Heavy alcohol use, toxins, some medications, and certain medical conditions can cause hepatitis. However, hepatitis is often caused by a virus. The …

MaNaDrNov 15, 2021

Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

Everyone would like to have healthy blood pressure. But what does that actually mean? It is critical to comprehend your blood pressure reading. Here’s what you should know. What do the blood pressure numbers mean? Blood pressure is measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). There are 2 figures: Systolic pressure – the first number, indicates …

MaNaDrNov 15, 2021

Medical Myths: All About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an essential component of animal cell membranes; as such, it is synthesized by all animal cells. Regardless of its bad name, cholesterol is essential for life. Cholesterol comes from two sources. Your liver makes all the cholesterol you need. The remainder of the cholesterol in your body comes from foods from animals. For example, …

MaNaDrNov 12, 2021

High Blood Pressure: Symptoms, Causes, Prevention, and Monitoring

High blood pressure is one of the most common conditions among Singaporeans which is 1 in 4 people aged 30 – 69 has it. This condition can cause many dangerous health problems such as heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and most people don’t know they have it until it becomes severe. Let find out and …

MaNaDrOct 30, 2021

Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Stages and Prevention

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. In this article, we will look at how the disease develops, and the useful tips to lower the chance of getting this dangerous disease. What is cancer? Cancer is a disease in which the body’s cells grow out of the control. Trillions of …

MaNaDrOct 11, 2021