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Book details
  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:180
  • eBook ISBN:9789810754747

Really Doc?!

Medical Myths, Facts And Tips

by Dr Bina Kurup

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Overview
“Can too much sugar cause diabetes?” “Isn’t high blood pressure normal when you get old?” “Can staring spread sore eyes?” “Do I need antibiotics every time I have yellow phlegm?” “Is heatiness the cause of my frequent sore throats and styes?” “Is the rain causing my joint pains and headaches?” “Butter the Burn...Coffee powder on the Cut...Metal spoon for the ‘fitting’ epileptic.....do they actually work?” All this, and much more, will be covered in this handy health book, packed with useful facts that will help debunk common fallacies and misconceptions about your health! In addition, each chapter ends with practical self-care tips and advice on when and why you may need to see a doctor in each of the situations. (BONUS: the doctor shares her personal tips for keeping well and advises how you can maximise your short consultation time with your doctor!) This book will equip you with the right information to let you take charge of your health! About The Author: Dr Bina Kurup is a well-respected Family Physician with more than 25 years of clinical experience. She has authored several chapters in medical handbooks for doctors, and contributed health related articles for newsletters, magazines and newspapers. She is active in teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. She firmly believes that education is the key to many good things in life, including your GOOD HEALTH!
Description
“Can too much sugar cause diabetes?” “Isn’t high blood pressure normal when you get old?” “Can staring spread sore eyes?” “Do I need antibiotics every time I have yellow phlegm?” “Is heatiness the cause of my frequent sore throats and styes?” “Is the rain causing my joint pains and headaches?” “Butter the Burn...Coffee powder on the Cut...Metal spoon for the ‘fitting’ epileptic.....do they actually work?” All this, and much more, will be covered in this handy health book, packed with useful facts that will help debunk common fallacies and misconceptions about your health! In addition, each chapter ends with practical self-care tips and advice on when and why you may need to see a doctor in each of the situations. (BONUS: the doctor shares her personal tips for keeping well and advises how you can maximise your short consultation time with your doctor!) This book will equip you with the right information to let you take charge of your health! “Dr Bina Kurup, a very experienced family physician, has written a very clear and simple medical book...It is systematically written; so one could even use it as a reference book for a quick reading and explanation.” Dr Lee Suan Yew JP.BBM.BBM(L) MBBChir(Cantab), FRCP(Glasgow), FCFP(S) “In her gentle ways, she sought to correct the misconceptions (on health) and provide tips for patient self care. Dr Bina Kurup’s book will go a long way to empower each of us to look after our health better.” Assoc Prof Goh Lee Gan Professorial Fellow (Division of Family Medicine, NUHS) About The Author: Dr Bina Kurup is a well-respected Family Physician with more than 25 years of clinical experience. She has authored several chapters in medical handbooks for doctors, and contributed health related articles for newsletters, magazines and newspapers. She is active in teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. She firmly believes that education is the key to many good things in life, including your GOOD HEALTH!
About the author
Dr Bina Kurup is a well-respected Family Physician with more than 25 years of clinical experience. She has authored several chapters in medical handbooks for doctors, and contributed health related articles for newsletters, magazines and newspapers. She is active in teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. She firmly believes that education is the key to many good things in life, including your GOOD HEALTH!
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