Tag: Diseases and Conditions

Diabetes Could Finally Be Cured with Metabolic Surgery

Diabetes Could Finally Be Cured with Metabolic Surgery

During the National Day Rally 2017, PM Lee mentioned that 1 in 9 Singaporeans has diabetes. His remark “Singapore is almost world champion – just behind the US” shows how…

How to Effectively Prevent Feet Complications During Your Running Routine

How to Effectively Prevent Feet Complications During Your Running Routine

Studies show that 19-79% of runners suffer from lower extremity injuries and are sidelined every year because of medical problems. It begins with simple cramping and advances to more severe…

9 Scary Benefits of Running and Walking You Never Knew

9 Great Benefits of Running and Walking You Never Knew

For most of us our fitness plans begin and end on a gym membership. We think it’s obvious – a gym has all the machines and free weights required to…

Would You Rather be Pushing Your Limits or Pushing up Daisies?

Would You Rather be Pushing Your Limits or Pushing Up Daisies?

Do you believe that as long as you run regularly, you can throw caution to the wind and burn candles at both ends? Do you ignore in-depth health check-ups, assuming…

10 Health Risks That Every Male Runner Needs to Know

10 Health Risks That Every Male Runner Needs to Know

Although men are living longer than ever before, they still need to watch their health and report signs or symptoms of potential diseases to their healthcare provider. Historically, men tend…

Got Stinky Feet or Athlete’s Foot? We Can Help!

Got Stinky Feet or Athlete’s Foot? We Can Help!

You can’t ignore it. Your feet stink. Even after your shower. How can this happen, you ask? You bathe more often than most, buy odour-blocking socks and launder them with…

What Singapore Runners Must Know about 3 Highly Transmittable Diseases

What Singapore Runners Must Know about 3 Highly Transmittable Diseases

If you sometimes worry that viruses and diseases will be around long after human beings disappear, you’re not alone. Even diseases and viruses for which cures, remedies and vaccines have…

Sure, I’m Crazy—But Running Keeps me Sane!

Sure, I’m Crazy—But Running Keeps Me Sane!

Wouldn’t it be great if I could start this article by saying that mental health disorders don’t exist in Singapore? Sadly, that’s not the case, and because I suffer from…

How I Quit Smoking and Started Running in Singapore!

How I Quit Smoking and Started Running in Singapore!

I’m not proud to admit that cigarettes held me hostage for over a decade. I started smoking because it made me feel grown-up — especially in social situations. Fact is,…

Can Running Cure Cancer?

Can Running Cure Cancer?

When the topic of cancer is brought up during conversation, you can almost see a physiological and emotional change take place on the faces of participants. Cancer affects so many…

Can We Prevent Stroke Just By Running?

Can We Prevent Stroke Just By Running?

According to the World Heart Federation, 15 million people worldwide have strokes every year. Of those, 6 million die and 5 million are permanently disabled. Also, the Singapore Ministry of…