Healthy Lifestyle

Are You Fit For Travel?

fit for travel

When the 2017 calendar was published, there was one thing we all looked for – guess, guess? Yes, the holiday list and the possibility of long weekends. Surprisingly we have around 12 possibilities to have long weekends this year.

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Announcements

GetDoc Is Partnering With Columbia Asia Hospital Petaling Jaya!

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New Year is for new beginnings and during the auspicious time of the year, GetDoc is very proud and happy to announce some great news!  It gives us immense pleasure to announce that GetDoc is partnering with Columbia Asia Hospital Petaling Jaya (CAHPJ). This collaboration has been brought about to help public receive better quality healthcare experience!

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Medical Information

How Much Do You Know About Glaucoma?

glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye condition where the optic nerve, which connects your eye to your brain, becomes damaged. It can lead to loss of vision if not detected and treated early on.

It usually occurs when the fluid in the eye cannot drain properly, which increases the pressure inside the eye and puts pressure on the optic nerve.

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Healthy Lifestyle

Danger Lurking Around You In The Form of Paint?

lead paint

The use of lead paint in developed countries has decreased tremendously, but not in most Asian countries. The level of awareness about the dangers of lead is still low and it is essential to be aware and informed about how it can affect the well-being of your family.  

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Health and Fitness

Age-Related Deafness – Is There a Solution?

hearing loss

Have there been times you encountered your aging dad or grandparents finding it difficult to hear what you are trying to tell them? Probably age is catching up? As we age, we tend to experience a number of changes in the way the body functions. One of the changes due to this can be hearing loss. Deafness due to aging is a common condition that impacts many older adults. Almost 1 in 2 adults over the age of 65 years do experience some degree of hearing loss.

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Child Diseases, Medical Information

Honey For Babies – Yes Or No?

botulism

A frequently asked question when it comes to infant food is about giving babies honey. Although honey seems like a wholesome and natural food to give your infant, it is advisable not to do it until after the baby is at least 12 months of age. Honey can contain spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum, which can germinate in a baby’s immature digestive system and cause infant botulism, a rare but possibly fatal illness. 

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Medical Information

Piling Up!

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Just the mention of the word hemorrhoids brings back painful memories in many people. Hemorrhoids is one issue that affects every human atleast once in their lifetime. Some might not be too open to talk about this, while others cringe and cry just at the mention. Why is this condition treated with so much pain and hate? Let’s find out.

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Cancer, Medical Information

Liver Cancer – The What & The How?

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We incidentally lost our beloved Tunku Abdul Jalil Iskandar Sultan Ibrahim to killer cancer in 2015, that too at a pretty young age! We have all heard about Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer but Liver cancer, what is this cancer?? We seem to not know anything about it. At GetDoc Says, we try to put together information, so that our readers are not losing out on the knowledge sharing. Let us read on to find out about the disease.

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Health and Fitness, Healthy Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

Health and the New Year Resolution!

new year resolution

Haven’t we always been asked this question which does sound clichéd nowadays?? – “So what’s your new year resolution going to be?” Much as we all try to keep up the promise of whatever we resolve to change in the New Year, it slowly loses steam even before the first month of the New Year ends.

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Health and Fitness, Healthy Diet, Healthy Lifestyle

GetDoc Wishes You a Very Merry Christmas!

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Festivities are always synonymous with great food, with friends and family around, and lots of celebration and happiness. While it is perfectly ok to indulge in all the amazing food that is part of the celebrations, it is essential to watch that you don’t overeat.

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