What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

October may be ending but that does not mean that we stop caring about Breast Cancer! Each year, about 1900 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Singapore. Between 2011 and 2015, about 2105 women died of breast cancer and more than half were diagnosed between the age of 45 and 64 years old. Those who…

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Period Side Effects: Migraines and Nausea

As if bleeding every month isn’t bad enough, our menstrual cycle comes with various side effects that can be a huge disruption to our daily lives. Apart from cramps, other commonly known and frequently experienced side effects are migraines/headaches and nausea. Sometimes, even though you’ve had sufficient rest and have been eating normally, you might…

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Teas to Avoid During Your Period

You might have chanced upon this article because you’ve heard that drinking tea should be avoided when on your period as it makes it worse. You’re right! However, this only applies to teas that contain caffeine, which would aggravate your period pains and PMS when consumed. If you’re a tea fanatic or suffer from painful cramps, here are…

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All You Need To Know About Endometriosis

Endometriosis (en-doe-me-tree-O-sis) is a medical condition that affects up to 8% of women worldwide. And no, the male version is not called endometriobro. Typically, the lining of the uterus (called endometrium) grows within the uterus and gets broken down and passed out through the vagina during the menstrual cycle. However, for women who have endometriosis,…

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