When is blood pressure considered too high? Find out why blood pressure guidelines have recently changed in the United States, and what it means for you.
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?
Your heart rate could give you helpful information about your current health and clue you in on potential health problems.
Your morning cup does way more than boost your energy. Dr Ooi Yau Wei talks about how caffeine affects your health.
Silent heart attacks are more common than we think, and they can happen without the victim realising it. Cardiologist Dr Leslie Tay talks about the subtle signs you should watch out for.
Even the fittest athletes can succumb to heart disease. Dr Leslie Tay, cardiologist, advises on reducing the risk of sudden cardiac arrest during sports.
Most strokes are preventable. Dr Michael Lim, cardiologist, talks about the importance of prevention and what you should do.
More and more people today are developing diabetes. Dr Daniel Wai, endocrinologist, talks about the ways to avoid it from the latest research.
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.
Guys – listen up. Men generally face a higher risk of heart disease than women. Yet, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for women.
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Dr Henry Cheng, an obstetrics and gynaecology specialist, talks about the Zika virus and its effects on expecting mothers.