In Singapore, 15 people on average die from heart disease and stroke every day. Fortunately, basic lifestyle changes can go a long way towards keeping cardiovascular disease at bay.
High blood pressure (hypertension) and diabetes are the two most common causes of chronic kidney disease. In Singapore, about 60 per cent of new end-stage renal disease cases are due to diabetes.
Being diagnosed with congestive heart failure does not necessarily mean the end of one’s productive life. However, you will likely need to take measures to protect your heart, reduce edema and avoid overexertion.
Asthma makes breathing difficult for 20% of children and 5% of adults in Singapore.* However, with proper treatment, asthma patients can still live a fulfilling life. Ask our Specialists now for advice and learn more about signs of asthma, prevention...Read our Doctor Q&A now >>
Hypertension ( high blood pressure) usually causes no symptoms, but often leads to the damage of various body organs in the long-term. It is for this reason that high blood pressure or hypertension is referred to as “the silent killer”... Read our Doctor Q&A now >>
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