Category Archives: Wellness

22 Nov 22 Article 01

Why iron supplement does not help with Thalassemia

What is Thalassemia? Thalassemia is a genetic condition involving abnormal formation of haemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. It is estimated that about five percent of Malaysians are carriers. The lack of haemoglobin, does not allow the red blood cell to function properly and they last shorter periods of time, hence there are

25 Oct 22 Article 01

PMS: Diet Do’s and Don’ts

Premenstrual symptoms (PMS) affect about 40% of women of reproductive age with severe cases occurring in approximately 5%, enough to impair their daily life and relationships. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) refers to change in mood and emotions, physical health and behaviour which shows up consistently each month. It develops between ovulation and the start of period

13 Sept 22 Article 01

Why is the immune system attacking itself?

Human immune system is a network of intricate stages and pathways in the body which protects us against harmful organism as well as certain diseases. It recognizes foreign invaders like bacteria, viruses, and parasites and takes immediate action. Generally, the immune system is able to differentiate between foreign cells and host cells (body’s own cell).

16 July 22 Article 02 01

Perilla Leaf Extract vs Digestive Enzymes vs Probiotics

Our gut is an important guardian angel to our health. However, many of us tend to ignore our gut health until there is a repeated incidence of gut-related symptoms happening to us including constipation, diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome. These symptoms may not be life-threatening, however dealing with them on a regular basis would be