Caring for Your Child with Asthma: 5 Care Tips

If you are a parent of a child with asthma, you would probably be familiar with the terrifying experience of witnessing your child cough uncontrollably or wheezing while you scramble for the inhaler.  We understand that caring for a child with asthma may seem overwhelming at times, especially if you have no prior ...

By |2020-12-23T17:35:19+08:00May 28th, 2020|Health|0 Comments

Are Imaginary Friends A type of Disorder?

My child sees imaginary friends - does he have a disorder? Should it be a cause for alarm? The answer is: Not at all, because imaginary companions are really common. Studies have found that 65% of American children have had an imaginary friend at some point of their lives, and children don’t necessarily play ...

By |2020-12-23T17:53:21+08:00July 15th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

What is Pneumonia? (Causes, Symptoms & Treatment)

What is Pneumonia? Although it's a common infection, many of us don’t know much about it. So, here’s your chance to learn more. Table of Contents: What is pneumonia? Causes of pneumonia Is it contagious? Common symptoms Treatment & recovery Is it possible to avoid pneumonia? What is pneumonia? It refers to the ...

By |2021-03-22T08:53:19+08:00June 10th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Types of Asthma Medication

If you or your little ones have asthma, you’ve come to the right place. Here we discuss the different types of asthma medication and their possible side-effects!Table of Contents:Long-term medicationsInhaled CorticosteroidsLeukotriene modifiersLong-acting beta-agonists (LABAs)TheophyllineCombination inhalersQuick-relief medicationsShort-acting beta-agonists (SABAs)IpratropiumOral and intravenous corticosteroidsCautions to be aware ofFrequency of asthma attacks and medication useOverdose risksLong-term medicationsAsthmatics often ...

By |2021-03-21T18:39:28+08:00June 10th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Asthma Struggles You Probably Didn’t Know About

When you’re suffering from a condition that one in 13 of the population also suffers from (that’s 334 million people worldwide), it can be frustrating when you’re told that asthma is not a serious condition. Often, asthma and the struggles it brings tend to be invisible. So, for all of you asthmatics out ...

By |2021-03-20T22:25:51+08:00March 29th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Weather Induced Asthma: Myth or Fact?

Have you heard of weather-induced asthma? As the weather changes through the seasons, some of us may notice that sometimes this can trigger our asthma. How does that happen, and what can you do to protect yourself? Find out more below! Table of Contents: Hot weather Cold weather Thunderstorms Hot weather High temperatures ...

By |2021-02-17T10:11:00+08:00January 2nd, 2019|Health|0 Comments
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