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Tips on Healthy Ageing With Personal Healthcare

With Singapore becoming an increasingly ageing society, it is important to take care of one’s health as we age so that we can still enjoy life in our senior years. Even if you’re currently enjoying your senior years, our following tips will still help you to live your life to the fullest! Get moving Some may love it, others may hate it but physical activity is key to healthy ageing. A study...

Eat, Drink and Be Merry This Season … But Keep An Eye On Your Health Vitals

Health tech pioneer BUZUD leads the way in wearable monitoring devices • Home-based vigilance offers early warning signs of health issues • Range of devices targets personal health for family and loved ones. Singapore, November 16, 2022 - Preventative healthcare provider BUZUD may have the answer to traditional over-indulgence during the Christmas and New Year season – home-use medical equipment designed to let you know if you have been hitting it...

Why Is There An Increasing Need For Portable Oxygenators?

We’ve heard of Oxygenators in hospitals, but how about at home? Contrary to popular belief, Oxygenators are not only useful for patients during surgical procedures or emergency situations, it is also something you should consider using at home.  Here’s why you should consider having a personal one and which kinds you can consider.   What is An Oxygenator? Oxygenators or Oxygen Concentrators are devices that help to deliver concentrated and pure oxygen from the...

10 Tips to Safeguard Your Health at Home

Taking care of your health is often more difficult than it sounds. Busy work schedules amidst the endless commitments can lead us to neglect the one thing that truly matters - our bodies.  Caring for your health does not stop after a doctors’ visit, but carries over into our everyday lives. Especially so in unprecedented times where hospitalisation rates and doctor visits have skyrocketed, it is imperative to take ownership of...

What is Oxygen?

Oxygen is essential for humans. We can survive for 1 to 2 months without food, around 3 days without water, but we cannot survive for more than a few minutes without oxygen. When we breathe in, fresh oxygen flows into our lungs, which process the oxygen and allows red blood cells to carry the oxygen molecules throughout your bloodstream. Oxygen helps to supply your body with energy, supports your immune...

What is an Electrocardiogram?

An electrocardiogram (or an ECG) is a test that records the electrical signals passing through your heart. It’s a non-invasive test to monitor your heart’s health and quickly detect any problems with your heart. To keep our hearts pumping blood smoothly, our brain sends out electrical signals to the different parts of our heart to tell it what to do. An ECG records these electrical signals, along with the heart rate,...

What is Uric Acid?

Uric acid is a chemical naturally produced by our bodies when we digest purine-rich foods. Purine-rich foods are foods such as organ meats, red meats, seafood, and beer. Usually, our bodies will filter out uric acid through our kidneys and pass it out in our urine. However, if we eat too much purine-rich foods or produce too much uric acid, our bodies may not be able to get rid of the...

How to read your ECG

ECG Sinus Rhythm Basics A normal heart rhythm contains a P wave, a QRS, and a T wave. Knowing the normal amplitude, deflection, and duration of each component is essential to accurate rhythm and ECG interpretation. Amplitude: This measures the voltage of the beat and is determined by how high the wave reaches, as measured by each square vertically on the chart. 10 mm = 1mV; 5 squares = 0.5mV and 2.5 squares =...

How to read your Cholesterol test

A cholesterol test, also known as a blood lipid panel or lipid profile, is a blood test that can measure the amount of cholesterol and triglycerides in your blood. Knowing your cholesterol levels can help to determine if you are at risk of cardiovascular problems like heart disease or stroke, and you can make timely changes to your lifestyle to lower your cholesterol levels. Total cholesterol: This is your total cholesterol...

How to read your Uric Acid

Measuring your uric acid levels is vital to managing your health. Abnormal uric acid levels usually do not have any obvious symptoms, but too low uric acid levels (hypouricemia) can be indicative of other underlying health conditions, and too high uric acid levels (hyperuricemia) over time can lead to gout or kidney stones. Monitoring your uric acid levels regularly can help to prevent these painful medical conditions with early intervention,...