Are you unfamiliar with surface disinfecting wipes (just like some of us here) too?
Here’s a little bit about surface disinfecting wipes before we tell you about all the other creative ways to use surface disinfecting wipes apart from the usual cleaning and disinfecting of equipment at hospitals and clinics.
Are you constantly experiencing heartburn? Are you getting reflux of fluid into your mouth? Do you have difficulty or pain when you swallow?
You may be among the 13.4% of Malaysians experiencing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Grace Anne was walking down the street with her legal briefcase in hand and she found herself suddenly gasping for air. And this happened many times. “You don’t know if your next breath is coming at all,” she said. She could not walk a 30 meters distance without stopping to catch her breath.
The short narrative is based on a true story by Grace Anne Dorney Koppel of what it’s like to experience Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). November is COPD Awareness Month and here are some things you need to know about COPD.
“Antioxidants are substances that can prevent or slow damage to cells caused by free radicals, unstable molecules that the body produces as a reaction to environmental and other pressures.” -- Medical News Today
Free radicals are waste substances produced by our cells as the body processes food and reacts to the environment. Oxidative stress is the result of the body’s inability to process or remove free radicals properly, which consequently harms our cells and body function.
Here are some reasons that escalate the production of free radicals in the body:
- UV exposure
- Cigarette smoke
Many health issues and chronic diseases have been linked to oxidative stress -- cancer, heart disease, stroke, inflammatory conditions, immune deficiency, respiratory diseases and arthritis.
Antioxidants are important to fight off free radical damage in our bodies.