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After Recovery: What is the Covid-19-associated gastrointestinal injury?

What is post Covid-19 syndrome? Post Covid-19 syndrome or long Covid are persistent symptoms that may remain for few weeks to months after recovery from Covid-19. (1,2) As with most infections, your body takes time to heal and recover. This is due to inflammation that may still persist in your body.   Possible symptoms after Covid-19 The

Vitamin C To Fight Viruses — Does It Actually Work?

What is vitamin C and what does it do Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is a water-soluble vitamin essential to the body. (1) It is an antioxidant commonly known to strengthen the immune system and may reduce the risk of infections. (2,3) Besides that, vitamin C also helps in collagen formation, wound healing,

10 Best Vitamin C Food Sources To Add Into Your Diet

What is vitamin C and what does it do Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid is a water soluble vitamin essential to the body. (1) It is an antioxidant commonly used to strengthen the immune system and to reduce the risk of infections. (2,3) Besides that, vitamin C also helps in collagen formation, wound

QUIZ: Is your elderly loved one living in wellness?

What we can do to help them boost their immunity?   1. Set up a balanced diet plan for them Good health go hand in hand. In fact, to boost the elderly’s immune systems, a good diet of foods rich in certain vitamins and minerals can help defend against infection and illness. This includes eating

Why Respiratory Diseases Can Be More Serious In Elderly?

Respiratory disease means any of the diseases and disorders of the airways and the lung that affect human respiration. It can range from mild and self-limiting such as influenza, common cold, cough, sore throat and runny nose to life-threatening diseases like tuberculosis, pneumonia, asthma, lung cancer and severe acute respiratory syndromes such as Covid-19. Respiratory

Why Elderly need Vitamin D?

Why Elderly need Vitamin D? . Vitamin D is vital to the health and well-being of older adults. Despite the universal need for Vitamin D, older populations worldwide experience Vitamin D deficiency in high numbers. In other words, as individuals age, the risk of vitamin D deficiency increases. . This might be due to older adults

Did you know? Vitamin D is crucial for your immune health!

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin.  It is produced by the body in response to skin being exposed to sunlight. Hence, vitamin D is commonly known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Meanwhile, a small amount of Vitamin D also occurs naturally in few foods including some fatty fishes (salmon, tuna), fish liver oils, egg yolks, beef

Blocked nose or runny nose all the time? That “cold” might be a sinus infection!

Watery eyes, sneezing, coughing and a stuffy nose: You’ve used up an entire box of tissues and your nose is bright red and sore from all the wiping and blowing. It sounds and feels like a cold / flu , alright. But as time goes on, you start to wonder, why the symptoms still last

How To Live A Better Life With Eczema ?

What is Eczema?  Eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by intense itching, red rashes, dry skin and accompanying skin lesions.(1) It may go away for a while, then flare up again.   Eczema in Malaysia Eczema is a common skin condition which afflicts 10-20% of children and 1-3% of adults

Are Allergies Controlling Your Life?

What Is An Allergy? How often do you suffer from an annoying sneezing, runny nose, watery eyes, or rashes on your skin? The common cold shares many similar symptoms, however, what goes unnoticed very often is the underlying allergy. An allergy is an immune system response to a foreign substance . These foreign substances are called allergens. Many

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