|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on July 1, 2015 at 10:20 AM||comments (529)|
Recently, I have a thalassemia friend telling me that he is planning to switch to a vegetarian base diet. Wanting to opinion, what I think about it? He did not tell me, the reason why he decides to switch it though. But I am guessing the few reasons why someone will want to switch to a vegetarian diet is because they want to be eating healthier, in order to have a better health, losing weight or maybe even just not wanting animals to be killed for their food, which ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on December 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM||comments (54)|
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on November 30, 2014 at 12:30 PM||comments (75)|
Baby/Children are often not eating as much food, as they should. Needless to mention, thalassemia patients included. Causing parents to be very concerned, whether their child is getting enough food and nutrients. Especially, in situation when they are not gaining as much weight, as they should or worst losing it. Worried it will affect their overall growth.
Without a doubt, every parent will always ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on November 12, 2013 at 1:15 AM||comments (149)|
Drinking coffee shouldn't be that bad for thalassemia major patients. Although it might contain more amount of caffeine thn tea, but the antioxidants level in coffee is also higher than tea in other words. Taking a little amount of caffeine shouldn't be causing much harm.
Coffee not only contain higher amount of antioxidants level than most other foods and drinks you can find out there. There's al...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on July 21, 2013 at 1:05 PM||comments (157)|
In order to gain mass/weight, you will need to eat more quality foods that your body needs, and not quantity. Eating a lot of junk foods, does not help to to gain mass or build muscle. You can eat whatever you want at first when you first trying to put on some mass, but eventually you will want clean up your diet a little by eating foods that serve you and your body. Don't be afraid of trying healthy food, just because you might be afraid the t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on July 15, 2013 at 4:20 AM||comments (392)|
What is Leukemia ?
Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and other blood forming organs. It involves the multiplication of immature white cells at the expense of blood elements.
What is Thalas...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on February 24, 2013 at 4:30 PM||comments (63)|
Running to support Thalassemia. Haemophilia and other blood illnesses
Date of Event: 16th March 2013 (Saturday)
Time: 5pm to 10pmRead Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on December 30, 2012 at 8:50 AM||comments (60)|
Taking foods in diet that contains antioxidant properties, such as eating fruits and drinking pure green tea or antioxidant supplements is known to reduce free radical damage cause by excess iron.
Long-term regular blood transfusions in Thalassemia Major Patients, that result in iron overloading could lead to inflammation of the pancreas, liver and heart.Read Full Post »
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on December 26, 2012 at 10:35 AM||comments (66)|
There are actually no obvious signs and symptoms on minor iron overload in Thalassemia Major Patients. But as the iron levels are in the process of increasing, some signs and symptoms below might began to occur.
|Posted by Goh Chun Hui (Jack Goh) on December 19, 2012 at 10:50 AM||comments (164)|
One of the main factor that contribute to the persistent tiredness in Thalassemia Major Patients is the low hemoglobin level. During the period of low hemoglobin, thalassemia patients tend to feel tired more easily and in other words need to have longer hours of sleeping time. These triedness feeling will usually retrieveRead Full Post »