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Articles posted by Dr Julinda Lee

Since the end of January this year, we have received so much ongoing news about the COVID-19 virus that is responsible for this unprecedented pandemic. We have seen the reliability of isolating ourselves and practicing social distancing in reducing our chances of contracting the virus and spreading it. Good personal hygiene and wearing of a

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Together with the lovely folks at FairPrice and Unity, they will share  a series of videos which show you how you can eat for wellness. These recipes are not only delicious, but also easy-to-cook and relate back to a wellness topic.

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Research shows that women transitioning through menopause (i.e. from 2 years before the final menstrual period till 2 years after that), are more likely to experience cognitive changes and depressive symptoms compared to pre-menopause days. For example, many women commonly complain of the following cognitive changes around the time of menopause: Brain fog Memory loss

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Cervical cancer is the 4th most common cancer in women. Almost all cases of cervical cancer are related to a persistent infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). There are more than 150 different types of HPV, with about 13 types known to cause cervical cancer. These types of HPV are also known as “high-risk HPV”.

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What’s Good for the Vagina With so much talk about the gut microbiome, vaginal microbiome in contrast appears to be relatively left out. Diversity is the mark of a healthy gut but a healthy vagina is marked by a low diversity, dominated by lactobacillus bacteria, especially lactobacillus crispatus. These types of bacteria are able to

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Insomia

How common is Insomnia? Insomnia is a very common problem. Insomnia symptoms can be seen in up to as many as 35% of the population. Insomnia disorder is a diagnosis that is made based on certain criteria including symptoms, frequency and duration of symptoms and typical rates are around 10%. Age and other medical conditions

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Menopause represents the end of a woman’s reproductive life. Girls are born with a fixed number of immature egg cells in each ovary. Over the course of the reproductive lifespan the brain, or more accurately pituitary gland, communicates with the ovaries. Hormones are released from the pituitary gland which stimulate egg development. Egg development results

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What is Dementia Dementia is a debilitating disease not only for the sufferers but also for the caregivers.  Victims of the disease may suffer from classic Alzheimer’s disease but dementia can also be related to poor blood vessel health, almost like a heart attack of the brain.  Other contributing factors towards dementia include toxins from the environment

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Acne

Acne is an inflammatory skin condition and typically affects teens and young adults. About 20% of young patients with acne continue to struggle with the condition even as they get older. Hormone-induced production of sebaceous material from the glands of the skin contributes to acne and hence the appearance of acne around the time of

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