Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS): Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? IBS is marked by abdominal pain, changes in bowel habits, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal distension, and other symptoms that last for three months or longer. Symptoms of IBS vary for each person and can include: Abdominal gas and bloating Alternating diarrhea and constipation Mucus in the stool Nausea after eating […]

Are There Natural Treatments For Seasonal Allergies? A Naturopathic Doctor Explains

Allergies are a yearly ordeal for most people; bouts of sneezing, streaming nose and eyes, headaches and more become common for some. Perhaps you struggle throughout the year because of mold, dust, or other unexplained reasons. This blog, written by Dr. Radhika Kamat, our expert functional medicine doctor in Singapore, will walk you through the […]

Natural Anxiety Treatments and Remedies For Kids and Adults

Anxiety often goes hand-in-hand with the stress that many adults and children experience in our modern world especially in Singapore. The fast paced life style anxiety is an epidemic in Singapore. Persistent worry, feeling overwhelmed, or being nervous about specific events, or even life in general, can contribute to the experience of anxiety. If this […]

Peri what???? Peri Menopause!

‘Peri menopause’ encompasses 8-10 yrs before the final menstrual cycle. The term ‘menopause’ indicates a woman had no menstrual cycles for 1 year. Over the age of 40, a woman’s menstrual cycle becomes less consistent. An egg may not be released every single month, and this interferes with the production of hormones such as estrogen […]

Is Gluten Always the Culprit? Studies Show That It’s Not

I often speak with patients who are fearful of adding new foods to their diet. Perhaps they have certain non-celiac digestive issues, or maybe they suffer from IBS (most common). Many of these patients have extremely restrictive diets because of bowel irregularities, bloating, headaches and more Practitioners often jump on the “gluten free” bandwagon and […]

Cholesterol and Heart Attacks – What can we learn ?

​ As per the current medical stance, the two major leading cause of heart attacks today are abnormal lipids and Hypertension ( apart form smoking). Therefore, the solution is to use cholesterol lowering medications and hypertensive drugs.   This data included sales from 83 countries covering 74% of the estimated 2018 world population of 7,631,091,000 people. […]

What Wikipedia Won’t Tell You About Supplements

The wonderful world of supplements can be a bit overwhelming. Many supplements are available over-the-counter, yet this should not be taken as a license to self-prescribe or self-dose. Everyone’s health needs are different and an individualized health plan is vital for reaching optimum health. You may not even need a supplement, or you may need […]

Bugs of Tropics, Naturally

Living in the tropics is fun !. Sunshine throughout the year accompanied with intermittent heavy rains and thunderstorms that lives a fresh green lush everywhere. But, the joys of living in the tropics also bring greater exposure to the bugs including mosquitos, ticks, and stinging insects such as wasps and bees. The majority of conventional […]