Is the room spinning? You might have vertigo

Is the room spinning? You might have vertigo

DO you sometimes feel like the room is spinning? Has it happened before? If you are a senior citizen and …

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Are you at risk of falling?

Are you at risk of falling?

HAVE you ever fallen down or slipped? If you haven’t, you might know of others who have. Falls in older …

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Tips for those caring for elderly diabetics

Tips for those caring for elderly diabetics

WITH World Diabetes Day falling on Nov 14, 2015, what better time to focus on the disease. According to the …

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Here’s what to eat during menopause

Here’s what to eat during menopause

FOOD plays an important role, especially for women going through menopause. With World Menopause Day falling on Sunday (Oct 18), …

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What triggers depression in the elderly?

What triggers depression in the elderly?

DEPRESSION manifests differently in the elderly than it does in other people. There is no known reason for this. Datuk …

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Exercises to keep your lungs healthy

Exercises to keep your lungs healthy

IF YOU frequently have shortness of breath when out walking or simply doing your everyday activities, your physiotherapist will prescribe …

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Stroke, diabetes, hypertension can lead to dental issues

Stroke, diabetes, hypertension can lead to dental issues

MANY older adults suffer from multiple chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease and stroke. Coupled with the …

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How to keep depression at bay

How to keep depression at bay

DEPRESSION in senior citizens does not manifest in the same way as it does in younger adults. The symptoms and …

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Are you ageing well?

Are you ageing well?

HEALTHY ageing can also be described as successful ageing, active ageing, productive ageing and good ageing. But, what does it …

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Is he just cranky or depressed?

Is he just cranky or depressed?

IF YOU are an elderly man, you are at the highest risk of suffering from depression. According to a World …

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10 exercises to help prevent falls

10 exercises to help prevent falls

FALLS are quite common in the elderly. According to American research, one in three elderly, above the age of 65, …

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DF Pharmacy helps monitor food intake, weight

DF Pharmacy helps monitor food intake, weight

SENIOR citizens don’t just need to take the right medications and dietary supplements for optimal health. They also need to …

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You don’t have to have dry wrinkly skin

You don’t have to have dry wrinkly skin

THE human skin, just like any other organ, experiences a number of physical changes with age. Common changes related to …

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Care Avengers help the elderly

Care Avengers help the elderly

SHOPPERS at the Super Pharmacy Megastore had a dose of fun recently when they participated in games, watched demonstrations and …

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How to use a stress ball

How to use a stress ball

DO YOU know that 18 muscles are involved each time you want to move your wrist, hand and fingers? Your …

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Stop taking your teeth for granted

Stop taking your teeth for granted

TEETH should be for life. However, the hard truth is oral diseases, including tooth decay and gum diseases affect about …

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Want to stop smoking? Here’s how

Want to stop smoking? Here’s how

SMOKING is not a habit. It’s an addiction, and like all addictions, you would need help to recover from it. …

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Debunking cancer myths

Debunking cancer myths

THERE are many myths about cancer. We hear and read about them so often that we no longer know truth …

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Seek help before you get a frozen shoulder

Seek help before you get a frozen shoulder

IF YOU have a pain in your shoulder and are not able to lift your arm above your head, it’s …

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Juicing for good health

Juicing for good health

JUICING is a great way to get a concentrated form of the minerals and vitamins in fruits and vegetables. According …

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