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Dogs and Asthma – Can They Get Along?

Does someone in your family have asthma, and you’re wondering if keeping a dog in the house would be safe? For an animal lover, it may be disappointing to hear that pet dander can trigger asthma symptoms. Dog’s dander and other substances (such as saliva and fur) contain proteins that could possibly induce ...

By |2021-02-20T19:08:57+08:00February 20th, 2021|Health|0 Comments

How to Prevent Pink Eye in Kids

Children like to touch everything and anything, and that includes their eyes. Because of this, your child’s eyes may start getting a little red, but you’re unsure if it’s cause for concern. Sound familiar? At best, your child probably rubbed his eyes a little too hard. Or maybe your child is prone to ...

By |2021-01-07T16:14:28+08:00January 7th, 2021|Health|0 Comments

Can Anxiety cause Asthma?

The year 2020 has been an especially tough one. We’ve been bombarded with bad news from all fronts, ranging from climate crises to political strife, and from racial inequality to the post-pandemic situation.  If you’re an asthmatic living in this anxiety-inducing world, read on to identify if  your anxiety is exacerbating your asthma,  or ...

By |2021-01-07T17:06:08+08:00January 7th, 2021|Health|0 Comments

How Do I Know If My Child Has ADHD?

Kids go through phases, and that includes periods of impossibly high energy and quiet fatigue. Because of that, it can be difficult to tell whether your kid might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), especially for anxious parents. Read on for a quick guide on some red flags that might signal ADHD.  There ...

By |2021-01-04T12:49:02+08:00January 4th, 2021|Health|0 Comments

Better Sleep Hygiene: 3 Simple Tips

It’s almost a cultural phenomenon to hear people groaning about how they need more sleep. Well, look no further. Here are 3 tips to help turn that wishful thinking into reality, and get better sleep hygiene. 1) Build a wind-down routine. It looks a little different for everyone, but one thing that holds ...

By |2021-01-04T12:16:02+08:00January 4th, 2021|Health|0 Comments

GERD and Asthma – An Unexpected Pair

GERD and asthma might seem like two distant conditions that have nothing to do with each other, but they’re more closely linked than you think. Asthmatics are up to two times more susceptible to GERD compared to those without. Surprisingly, it is common for asthmatic children to experience this powerful pair, making it worthwhile ...

By |2020-12-23T12:28:10+08:00December 23rd, 2020|Health|0 Comments

The Best Sleeping Position for Asthma

For some, falling and staying asleep is hard. This is more so for those with asthma, who find it hard to breathe. How can you improve your sleep then? Read on to figure out the best sleeping position for your asthma. For context, here are a few things related to the worsening of ...

By |2020-12-23T12:02:23+08:00December 15th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

Why Is My Toddler’s Poop Green?

It might sound strange, but your toddler's green poop is more common than one would think. The digestive systems in younger kids are not as fully developed as that of adults, which result in the unexpected colours [ALYX2] of our toddlers’ poop. The “culprits” behind your toddler’s green poop could be: 1) Bile ...

By |2020-12-23T12:00:59+08:00December 15th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

Is Your Child Snoring?

Are you hearing soft grunts from your sleeping child and wondering if that’s normal? It is common to see children snore once in a while. But if snoring starts to get more regular and severe, it might be a cause for concern. Snoring occurs when air cannot flow freely down your throat. There ...

By |2020-12-15T12:12:42+08:00October 18th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

How to Let Go of Mom Guilt?

What does the term 'Mom Guilt' mean?  You might not have heard it, but you're sure to experience it at least once. Mom's guilt is the pervasive feeling that you're not doing enough as a mother. It's normal to feel like you need to do your best for your child, but this should ...

By |2020-12-15T12:32:03+08:00September 18th, 2020|Health|0 Comments
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