As the nation turns 57, what are the big Health & Lifestyle Changes anyone should make when they reach this age? Listen in for the TOP 5 changes 57-year-olds can start making… and the TOP 5 Health Checks to go for.
Guest: Dr Ben Ng, Endocrinologist, Arden Endocrinology Specialist Clinic (Mt Elizabeth Novena)
Is “the worst headache of your life” the only warning sign of a deadly brain aneurysm? It may be a ticking time bomb in someone’s brain, as the blood vessel walls get weak, bulge and eventually rupture - leading to this often fatal condition.
Guest: Dr Saravana Kumar, Consultant Interventional Neuroradiologist, Department of Neuroradiology, National Neuroscience Institute
Is it possible to die of a broken heart, and why are women said to be at greater risk of this?
Guest: Dr Mayank Dalakoti, Cardiologist, Associate Consultant, National University Heart Centre and Ng Teng Fong General Hospital
Dr Mark Wong says he’s seen a 20% increase in patients aged 20 to 40 coming forward with piles (haemorrhoidal disease). Daniel Martin finds out whether their so-called healthy lifestyle choices, like weight-lifting, eating more fibre or cycling long distances, are part of the problem.
Guest: Dr Mark Wong, Senior Consultant, General and Colorectal Surgeon, Mount Elizabeth Novena & Mount Alvernia
Health Matters - S1E3: COVID-19 Health Matters Updates: Why are we seeing increased hospitalisation rates?
Amid a fresh wave of COVID-19 infections, hospitalisation rates have increased significantly. Why is that, if the new sub-variants are supposed to result in less severe symptoms? Plus, if you have tested positive for antibodies, could you skip a booster?
Guest: Dr Leong Hoe Nam, Infectious Disease Specialist, Rophi Clinic