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Intermittent Fasting: Fad Or Fab?

Fasting, the abstention from food or drink or both for short or lengthy duration, complete or partial, or intermittent, has been promoted and practiced by different religions, cultures and physicians for centuries. More recently, fasting has gained wider, mainstream recognition for its weight loss and health improvement potential.

6 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2018 - January 2019

7 Tips On Whipping Your Body Into Shape!

Holidays are the time for good food and good fun; it is easy to lose your workout schedule between family gatherings, office parties and last-minute shopping - before you know it you’ve let yourself go and put on all that weight you worked hard to keep off.

3 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2018 - January 2019

7 Areas To Consider In Improving Our Lives

As the year draws to a close, it is wonderful to do some deep self-introspection and reflect on what have been the highs and lows of life.

8 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2018 - January 2019

New Year Transformation: Ways To Reinvent Yourself

“I don’t believe in age. I believe in energy. Don’t let age dictate what you can and cannot do.”

5 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2018 - January 2019

The Most Meaningful Gift You Could Give

Year end is everyone’s favourite holiday and shopping season but finding that perfect gift can be challenging. Should it be perfume or a spa break? The latest bestseller novel or a romantic weekend in Bali? From learning holidays to glamping and pampering, a travel gift can be most refreshing and different. So for this holiday season, instead of buying your loved one a gadget, consider giving a getaway.

8 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2018 - January 2019

Is This A Flu, Cold, Allergy Or Sinusitis?

Cold, flu, allergy, sinusitis can all involve the upper airway and cause diseases. The upper airway includes the nose, sinus, throat and larynx above the voice box. Many patients cannot differentiate if they are having a flu or cold; a nose allergy or sinusitis.

3 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2017 - January 2018

That Ugly Bulging Vein!

Troublesome varicose veins can now be treated effectively with new minimally invasive methods!

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2017 - January 2018

Health Screening Prevents Chronic Diseases

The prevalence of chronic diseases such as Diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure and high cholesterol has been on the rise in Singapore. Chronic diseases exert a high socioeconomic burden on our society. If left unchecked, these can lead to serious complications such as ischemic heart disease, kidney problems and stroke which will affect our quality of life, not to mention the high medical bills that will be incurred.

3 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2017 - January 2018

Infective Endocarditis

A damage in the inner lining of the heart chambers and heart valves usually caused by a bacteria, fungi or other germs from another part of the body that spread through the bloodstream and attach to damaged areas in your heart. It is uncommon to people with healthy hearts, while those with damaged heart valves, artificial heart valves or other heart defects are of greater risks.

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
December 2017 - January 2018

Do You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome?

Abdominal bloating, visible distension of your tummy, chronic diarrhoea, excessive gas, flatulence and abdominal cramps and discomfort are all very common symptoms that anyone can have from time to time, and are usually due to overeating or consumption of unhealthy foods.

1 min read
PRIME Magazine
December 2017 - January 2018

Susan Sarandon- The Ageless Beauty

Susan Sarandon is a true woman of worth: an Oscar winner, mother, activist, entrepreneur, fighter, and, a beautiful example of what it means to age with grace.

10 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Why Hydrogen Water?

The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, warning that it has increased drastically because of "the way people eat, move and live". Singapore has the second-highest proportion of diabetics among developed nations, a report in 2015, by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) revealed. 

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Taking A Break From Stress

Are you going through a particularly stressful day where everything seems to go wrong? Take some time to try out these relaxation exercises to calm your nerves and stop the jitters. 

5 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Prime Snippets

Latest medical news in brief

5 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Menopause

Menopause is diagnosed in a woman when her menses stops for a year.

1 min read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Improving Concentration

Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a bunch of half-finished projects lying around the house, and a dozen half-baked ideas still knocking around in your cranium, and thus a pile of regrets about where you’re at with those things and in your life? If so, what should you do?

4 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Enlarged Heart

The ‘enlarged heart’ you are referring to is called Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH).

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Can You Beat Cellulite?

It’s a problem most women face: cellulite! Sadly, it is much more common in women than in men because of differences in the way fat, muscle, and connective tissue are distributed in men’s and women’s skin. But not all cellulite is created equal. Who knew? Turns out there are 4 basic types – and most of us have one of them.

4 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Body Language

noun; the conscious and unconscious movements and postures by which attitudes and feelings are communicated.

4 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

Age-Related Macular Degeneration What Can Be Done?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in those aged 50 and older, but there are ways to help.

4 mins read
PRIME Magazine
Oct - Nov 2017

The Ultimate Guide To Sunscreens

All you need to know in 5 Minutes

4 mins read
PRIME Magazine
August - September 2017

Prime Snippets

Latest Medical News In Brief

5 mins read
PRIME Magazine
August - September 2017

Misconceptions About Diabetes Mellitus

Clarify your doubts and the common misconceptions about diabetes

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
August - September 2017

Killing The Addiction

Both first and second hand tobacco inhalation have resulted in medical conditions related to tobacco consumption, overpowering the death rates contributed by chronic diseases such as diabetes, cancer or even HIV/ AIDS. Smoking has also shown to have scientific links to various cancers, respiratory, cognitive and even fetal disorders.

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
April - May 2017

What Is Overwhelming You?

There is a fine line between anxiety and depression. While the two conditions are largely interlinked, it is essential for patients and caregivers to understand the conditions fully in order to seek effective support and work towards a healthy recovery. We shed a silver lining on the cloud and point out some of the stark differences between the two conditions.

3 mins read
PRIME Magazine
April - May 2017

Sting & His Superstar Journey

With his sleek and ever trendy image, it can be quite hard to believe Sting’s real age. His career and the transformation are equally surprising - from a small-town boy living next to a shipyard to a global celebrity with significant influence. Sting’s life story is full of exploration, daring expression and determination to improve as many people’s lives as possible.

5 mins read
PRIME Magazine
April - May 2017

Are You Breathing Right?

We know how to breathe the moment we came to this world. Or at least we thought we knew. But are we doing it right? 

2 mins read
PRIME Magazine
February - March 2017