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Heatstroke A Medical Emergency
Dr Wilkhoo HS - 20/06/2024 Reader(s) : 333 157 Likes
Heatstroke is a most serious type of heat injury caused by long exposure to strong heat or heat waves or in combination with dehydration, leading to overheating of the body. The heatstroke can happen to any age and gender, usually between 4 years to 65 years. The risk of heatstroke lies with internal and external factors. Internal factors like obesity, renal disease, hypertension etc increase the risk of heatstroke. Obesity is the most common factor as the body has more insulation that retai
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The Silent Killer "Hypertension"
Dr Wilkhoo HS - 18/06/2024 Reader(s) : 433 204 Likes
Hypertension, often referred to as the "#Silent Killer," is the sustained blood pressure in your body. Its defined by the exerted by circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels with each heartbeat. This chronic disease is increasingly prevalent in our modern lifestyle and is a significant contributor to strokes and heart diseases. Many people suffer from hypertension without realizing it, often being accidentally diagnosed during routine health checks. Types of Hypertension Hypertension
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Say No to Tobacco: Safeguard Your Health Today
Dr Wilkhoo HS - 13/06/2024 Reader(s) : 264 124 Likes
I often start my health talk on Dependency Management by saying that,”a dependency is something you do not need - but that the body cannot do without”. For example smoking, we really do not need these products, but to a person who is addicted, you can, no longer manage comfortably without them. Why Say No to Tobacco? Tobacco in its various forms is one of the biggest killers in the world today and rank among top 10 causes of early death worldwide. Even though it’s a revenue source to the gover
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Digital Overstimulation "The Popcorn Brain"
Dr Wilkhoo HS - 10/06/2024 Reader(s) : 254 119 Likes
Have you ever found yourself, mindlessly scrolling through your phone late at night or felt an unending, notification popup pulling your attention in countless directions? If so, it indicates you might be experiencing #digital overstimulation, often referred to as Popcorn Brain. It’s a brain’s reaction to the constant influx of digital stimuli, much like the non-stop popping of popcorn. In this blog, we’ll explore what Popcorn Brain is, its effects on mental health, and how to regain control.
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