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Health 101: Hypertension – The Silent Killer & Time Bomb

Hypertension Blood Pressure Health Monitoring Sphygmomanometer

A blood pressure machine, also known as a sphygmomanometer, is a device that measures the pressure of the blood in an artery and is a must-have device if you have hypertension. The cuff squeezes the artery and stops the blood flow. Then, the air is slowly released from the cuff by a valve until the blood starts flowing again. The pressure at this point is called the systolic pressure, which is the highest pressure in the artery. Image source: Mockup Graphic/Unsplash

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Environment 101: Toilets -When Some Malaysians Unfairly Laugh At India

India Toilet Akshay Kumar Movie

India is often criticized by some Malaysian commenters for its lack of toilets, which is a serious issue that has been addressed by various initiatives and even a movie. However, these commenters tend to ignore that other countries including Malaysia also face sanitation challenges. Therefore, it is unfair and biased to single out India for this problem without acknowledging the broader context and the efforts made to solve it. Image source: IMDB

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Health 101: Best Ways to Start the Day Based on Indian Ancient Rituals

Indian Good Morning Sunrise

On the last trip to the bookstore, I had to hold of several Indian-related historical books (one is a history of Ashoka the Great with more than 1,000 pages) for a steal. The other is a book on the Ayurveda diet & medicine which has a great deal of food diet for multiple shows. Image source: Pexel / Elias Tigiser

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