Showing posts from May, 2019

Insomnia Statistics 2018 in Malaysia: Sleep Disorders Affect 9 in 10 Malaysians

( - Malaysians are a sleep-deprived lot. Nine out of 10 Malaysians suffer from one or more sleep disorders in their lifetimes, says Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur consultant ENT head and neck surgeon Dr Kong Min Han. He said the country had enough experts to deal with sleep problems linked to ENT causes such as obstructive sleep apnoea, but it lacked experts in chronic sleep disorders linked to stress and mental health. ”Many more Malaysians are waking up in the middle of the night, finding difficulty in sleeping because of anxiety,” said Kong, who spoke on Sleep Deprivation Causes & Effects at Balai Berita today. “They feel tired and unrested in the morning and fall asleep during the day. “This can affect their mental and social health, including their thinking and memory, and may lead to difficulty in learning, irritability and mood swings. “Increasing anxiety can also effect the immune system and cause weight gain.” Kong said the average person needed at least sev

Best 10 Clinics for Eye Bag Removal in Malaysia 2019

Eye bag removal is one of the most popular aesthetic treatments performed in Malaysia. Unfortunately, the demand has led to an expansion of unlicensed practitioners performing  eye bag removal  procedures that they are not trained for. I used to be impressed with the online world. Finally a level playing field where everyone can have access to information and knowledge globally. However, as I dive into the search engine results; it is clear that there is a lot of (uncountable) myths and misinformation being spread.  Misinterpreted science, cherry-picked studies, conspiracies, and alluring anecdotes are the tools that many pseudoscience peddlers use to sell their stories. You have most likely read and tried those eye bag removal home remedies that don't work. Despite that, there are tons of all these low-quality self-help e-books (some are even promoted by popular sites, celebrities and digital product marketplace) out there on eye bag removal treatments using potatoes, orang

Best Shampoo for Hair Loss and Regrowth in Malaysia 2019 - Hair Loss Shampoos that Work

If you are looking for the best shampoo for hair loss in Malaysia , we've got you covered. Hair loss is more common than you think and it can happen to anyone. Causes range from, androgenetic or hormone-related hair loss, stress related-hair loss, also called telogen effluvium, and dandruff. Medications, vitamin deficiencies, thyroid disorders, excess styling, and autoimmune disorders can also cause hair loss and thinning. But the good news is, there are viable solutions, starting with topical growth treatments. Finding one that works for you, however, can be easier said than done. But we’re here to help. In late 2015, the Oregon Attorney General (AG) Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit against General Nutrition Corp. (GNC) over ingredients found in its line of health/ beauty products. Following which, US Federal officials went on a crackdown mode on the herbal industry, targeting manufacturers who falsely claimed their solutions could help you lose belly fat, build six packs or eve

Top 10 Beauty Academies in Malaysia 2019

Image Credit: "Can someone recommend me a good beauty academy in KL?". This is a common question that we see frequently on forums and on WhatsApp groups. Popularity of a beauty academy could be influenced by marketing hype or heavy online and off-line advertising. However, online popularity doesn't necessarily mean that the beauty academy is the best beauty academy in town for all kinds of beauty related knowledge and courses. If you are feeling lazy and do not wish to read the whole article, you could contact us for assistance . If you do a Google search, there will plenty of beauty academies available in Kuala Lumpur and major cities in Malaysia. While the list is overwhelming, we have shortlisted 10 of them for your convenience and consideration. The selection of this list was based on Google search results, reviews and information available on blogs and forums.  Disclaimer: The beauty academies have been arranged in no particular order of prio

Hydrogen Water: Are They Actually Healthier?

( - Many hydrogen water claims are hyped, especially by manufacturers who sell products of unknown quality. Still, the scientific research is encouraging and points to hydrogen’s wide-ranging potential.  What Is Hydrogen Water? Hydrogen (H2) is the most abundant molecule in the Universe. It’s an odorless, colorless, and tasteless gas. But only in 2007 did a team in Japan discover that inhaled hydrogen gas could act as an antioxidant and protect the brain from free radicals. This sparked the interest in its potential health benefits worldwide and led to some breakthrough research [ R , R ]. Hydrogen water is loaded with hydrogen molecules. It was formulated as the most practical and easy way to get hydrogen into the whole body. But it’s not the only way – hydrogen can also be inhaled, injected, or absorbed through a bath [ R ]. Since the Japanese discovery, the effects of hydrogen have been researched in 63 diseases [ R ]! It’s less known that hydrogen was therapeu


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