October 10, 2019The series of Malaysian National Health and Morbidity Surveys have reported that the prevalence of those who are overweight and who are suffering from obesity among Malaysians has been on the rise.
September 25, 2019It is best you seek help from a doctor to help you recover from an illness rather than self-medicate. In addition, getting better is not just about consulting doctors and taking your medications on time; other aspects of recovery are also important.
August 21, 2019Your body has to bear a lot of stress as you move from place to place and follow a packed itinerary. Here’s how to strengthen your immunity, stay healthy and avoid falling sick when travelling.
July 12, 2019Adulting today may be getting you down in more ways than you are aware of. Is Irritable Bowel Syndrome one of them? Don't simply brush off symptoms like bloating, constipation or loose stool.
June 30, 2019Good gut health is a crucial part of overall health and well-being. If digestive problems persist, and recur frequently, or occur for no discernible reason, then they should be treated as an indicator of a more serious problem.
January 10, 2019Why does our tummy growl when we think of food or have ‘butterflies’ when we are nervous, whereas an upset tummy causes anxiousness or a bloated tummy brings your mood down? There is a link between the gut and the brain, known as the gut-brain axis.
December 28, 2018Probiotics are the ‘good’ bacteria that form part of the collection of microorganisms known as the gut microbiota. It is important to balance between good and bad bacteria for good gut health and good immunity.
January 18, 2014As part of the campaign to generate greater awareness of better digestive health amongst Malaysians, the Digestive Health Advisory Board (DHAB) organised various roadshows last year, the most recent being the year-end exhibition in Village Mall, Sungai Petani, Kedah (Dec 12-15).