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Healing your child with ADD/ADHD

ADHD is currently the most common neurological disorder affecting children all over the world.  Children with Attention Deficit Disorder(ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) suffer from chronic periods of impulsiveness and in attention. They struggle to remain focused on the task at hand in school or at home. However, the attention span can increase dramatically […]

Feeling too Tired or Fatigued?

Human body is a complex machinery that involves multiple physical, chemical and energetic networks functioning together to achieve a state of balance.  A fascinating part of my profession is being a mystery investigator trying to navigate through body’s’ mystery of interconnections in order to find the root cause. Finding the root cause of the disease […]

How To Naturopathically Improve Thyroid Function

”What is Your Approach to Thyroid Disorders as a Naturopathic Doctor?” I hear this question nearly every day – from both patients and conventional medical doctors. The thyroid is influenced by multitude of factors ranging from simple lifestyle attributes, dietary choices, genetic mutations, mental emotional dispositions and life circumstances, chronic illness, gut disturbances etc. These […]

Can You Get Enough Calcium From Only Milk?

This questions comes up frequently, so let’s take a quick look at the daily recommendations for calcium requirements. I will draw from my experience as a naturopathic doctor in Singapore to discuss the amounts of calcium in milk and dairy, show how much dairy you would actually need to consume, and relate alternatives to dairy. […]

What are Heartburn and GERD, and Do Antacids Help?

We often hear several ads on Antacids to help with heart burn or GERD. You probably have someone in the family with heartburn who is probably on some form of acid lowering medications. As a functional medicine doctor in Singapore, I get questions about antacids frequently. How are these meds supposed to decrease the heartburn? […]