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COVID-19: the distinction between a disease and an epidemic

18 May 2020

Education and information are crucial factors in the management of infectious disease. The distinction between the disease and the epidemic is key.

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

Is there a place for diet and lifestyle in the prevention of severe COVID-19 infection?

11 May 2020

Metabolic Syndrome1 is a cluster of conditions that occur together, increasing risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. These conditions include increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels.

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

How do I find a family doctor in Hong Kong?

26 Apr 2020

Hong Kong’s healthcare system is consistently ranked among the top in the world, with high standards of medical practice and various public and private options for individuals to seek. 

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Topics: Health & Wellness

Is Vitamin C useful for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19?

15 Apr 2020

There are no absolutely proven therapies for COVID-19 as yet. It is possible that strategies that improve overall resistance to viral respiratory infections will help. In addition Vitamin C has been used to treat patients in Intensive Care Units (ICU) with COVID-19 and other forms of pneumonia. This article gives a brief overview of the use of Vitamin C in these situations.

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

COVID-19: Your questions answered

6 Apr 2020

Updated on 16th April 2020

We will continue to update the questions we are being asked both in our clinical practice and in response to our newsletters:

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

Viral illness: Can probiotics help in prevention?

4 Apr 2020
  • Are probiotics useful for preventing and treating Respiratory Tract Infections such as COVID-19?
  • What dosage of Probiotics should I use?
  • What is the scientific basis for using probiotics?
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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

Vitamin B3: A possible treatment for COVID-19

2 Apr 2020

Vitamin B3, and its derivatives have a long history of use in medicine and they have recently drawn interest for their anti-aging properties and for use in the treatment of COVID-19.

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness

IV Vitamin Therapy: Common Questions & Answers

2 Apr 2020

You’ve probably heard about using IV drips for hospital patients, but did you know that this method of providing direct nutrients to your body can also be used for optimising your health and wellness? 

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Topics: Aesthetics, Health & Wellness

What do I do if I think I have COVID-19?

25 Mar 2020

Updated on April 15th, 2020

Firstly, don't panic.

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Topics: COVID-19, Health & Wellness