Tag: health

  • Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children
    Spotting Hearing and Vision Problems in Children

    Hearing and vision problems are among the most common health issues for school-age children, and many go undiagnosed or are mistaken for other conditions. The good news is that most hearing and vision conditions are treatable and respond better the earlier they are diagnosed.   By Children’s Center Team, Bumrungrad International Hospital   School-age children […]

  • Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free   もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント
    Pain-free Babywearing: Easy Tips to Make your Back Tension-free もっと抱っこをしよう!お母さんが楽になる、抱っこのポイント

    Need to hold your child every day? Then you’re familiar with the stress on your shoulders and lower back that it causes. In Bangkok, a baby carrier is frequently used because of the heavy traffic and narrow roads. So how can we hold our child with less pain and stress?   By Makiko Iwasaki / […]

  • Pets: A Love Like No Other
    Pets: A Love Like No Other

    Sadef tells us about the many benefits of keeping a pet and one of those is the unconditional love they give.   By Sadef Chhotani Through the ages, humans have been known to adopt animals as pets for their basic needs as well as companionship. In ancient times, people kept and trained wolves for hunting […]

  • Why Do You Need to Warm up before Exercising?
    Why Do You Need to Warm up before Exercising?

    Exercise is important for good health, but you should prepare the body by warming up and cooling down the muscles before and after you add stress with intense movements. Here is a good reminder of why weight training is also equally important to avoid muscle injury.   By Dr. Alisara Arirachakaran   It can be […]

  • Conquering Your Exercise Goals Forever!
    Conquering Your Exercise Goals Forever!

    Wondering why you can’t seem to stick to your New Year’s resolutions, year after year? Gale Ruttanaphon explains long-term change is achievable if you set habit-based goals, focus on small changes, and begin with “I want” rather than “I should.” By Gale Ruttanaphon    New Year is the time for a fresh beginning where we […]

  • Babies Don’t Read Calendars: The Dilemma of the Holiday Due Date
    Babies Don’t Read Calendars: The Dilemma of the Holiday Due Date

    Midwife Emma McNerlin explores the topic of elective induction of labor for low-risk pregnancies, especially at holiday times. By Emma McNerlin   Picture the scene: it’s April and you notice you are feeling a little under the weather and sooo tired! You take a pregnancy test and those two little lines appear. After the initial […]