As heart disease could lead to a heart attack or stroke, it is important to make healthy lifestyle changes sooner rather than later. Here are 5 eating tips for a healthier heart.
Many people feel guilty for eating too much, or even dread stepping on the scales after the holidays. But occasional overeating is unlikely to have a long-term impact on your health – and here’s why.
We have been told one too many times that being overweight or obese is bad, but did you know the extent of damage obesity has on your health?
Knowing what’s true and what isn’t will save you plenty of worrying, so here is the truth about 12 common health myths.
Cardiologist Dr Nandakumar Ramasami talks about what cholesterol is, and the latest developments in managing cholesterol levels.
A history of heart disease in the family is a risk factor, so go for a heart screening to identify any problems early.
Emotional stress has been shown to trigger heart attacks. Sometimes known as broken heart syndrome, it may be triggered by episodes of grief, anger or fear.
Eat and drink well. Like a car, your body needs good quality fuel to run smoothly.
Knowing your risks is the first step towards preventing heart disease.
What is considered a high cholesterol level and can you lower it before it becomes a problem?
Is your doctor using words you don’t understand? We decipher common but sometimes confusing medical jargon.
Dr Edwin Chng, general practitioner, tells us about 7 common chronic conditions and how to avoid them with regular screening.
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What happens when you walk into our 24-hour A&E clinic? In this video, we break down the steps in a typical patient’s journey to the accident and emergency department at our hospitals.
Dr Paul Chiam, cardiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, discusses the tests used to screen for heart disease.
Is there ‘gender equality’ in heart attacks? The short answer is no. Here’s what you need to know about the gender differences in heart attack risk and symptoms.