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2017 at RingMD - Year in Review
2017 at RingMD - Year in Review

Working closely with government, industry and tech leaders around the world, 2017 comes to an exciting end for the RingMD team.

December 29, 2017

Prescription Drugs Making You More Sick? Why Playing It Safe Can Be Dangerous.
Prescription Drugs Making You More Sick? Why Playing It Safe Can Be Dangerous.

Society values preventative measures to stop bad things from getting worse.

December 24, 2017

Feeling Sick After Flying? Dealing With A Germ-filled Box In The Sky.
Feeling Sick After Flying? Dealing With A Germ-filled Box In The Sky.

People are torn over whether flying makes you sick, it's important to understand the factors that influence this process

December 12, 2017

GP Service Without Leaving Home!
GP Service Without Leaving Home!

The intention of this blog post is to answer some of the most common questions about telemedicine services and virtual care in Singapore that you've thrown our way.

December 06, 2017

Running To The GP Clinic Every Time You're Worried About Your Child?
Running To The GP Clinic Every Time You're Worried About Your Child?

Worrying too much? Not enough? How do you know? Having a young child can be incredibly scary.

November 30, 2017

You Don't Have To Be A Pro Athlete To Have A Doctor On Call
You Don't Have To Be A Pro Athlete To Have A Doctor On Call

Speak to a doctor online right when you get hurt to optimize your health and well-being. A doctor on call, just for you!

November 27, 2017

Save Time. Save Money. See A Doctor From Home For JUST $20
Save Time. Save Money. See A Doctor From Home For JUST $20

It's not a deal. It's not a promotion. It's not a dream. This is reality. See a doctor online, right now, wherever you are in Singapore, for just $20.

November 22, 2017

Engineering At RingMD: What's It Like? Hear From A Software Engineer Making A Real-World Impact
Engineering At RingMD: What's It Like? Hear From A Software Engineer Making A Real-World Impact

Meet Long Nguyen! Long is a full stack developer from Kon Tum, Vietnam.

November 21, 2017

When Can I Use Telemedicine? If I Think I Have The Flu?
When Can I Use Telemedicine? If I Think I Have The Flu?

If you feel you have the flu, you may be able to save energy and time by seeing a doctor from home

November 13, 2017

Telemedicine In Singapore? I Can Speak To A Doctor Online?
Telemedicine In Singapore? I Can Speak To A Doctor Online?

Most people are aware of telemedicine in Singapore but don't know much about it

November 10, 2017

Be Rational: What To Do If You Have A Rash
Be Rational: What To Do If You Have A Rash

Have a rash but not sure if you need to go to the clinic or hospital to see a doctor? Now, you don’t need to leave home to find your answer

November 07, 2017

Allergic Rhinitis? Hay Fever? What Am I Allergic To?
Allergic Rhinitis? Hay Fever? What Am I Allergic To?

Sick and tired of allergies ruining your day? Had enough of sneezing, being congested, and having swollen, itchy eyes?

November 03, 2017

Sparring With Sinusitis: How To Handle The Pressure
Sparring With Sinusitis: How To Handle The Pressure

Pressure and pain in your face? You could have a sinus infection. Here's what to look out for, what certain symptoms may mean, and what you can do about them.

November 02, 2017

Singapore Engineers Work Through Night To Put Doctor In Your Pocket
Singapore Engineers Work Through Night To Put Doctor In Your Pocket

Why leave home to see a doctor if you don't have to? You can consult a Singapore licensed physician right now, wherever you are

November 02, 2017

The Influence Of Influenza: Fighting The Flu
The Influence Of Influenza: Fighting The Flu

Are you feeling awful all of a sudden? Out of nowhere, you have a fever and aches all over?

October 27, 2017

Sore Throat? Tips For Soothing This Timeless Trouble.
Sore Throat? Tips For Soothing This Timeless Trouble.

You know what it feels like. An awful pain or irritation of your throat. It usually feels even worse when you swallow.

October 26, 2017

Your Stomach Ache Might Not Be Just A Stomach Ache
Your Stomach Ache Might Not Be Just A Stomach Ache

Stomach ache? Are you sure? We can be too quick to call any abdominal pain a "stomach ache."

October 24, 2017

Menstrual Cramps As Painful As A Heart Attack? This Cannot, And Must Not, Be Ignored.
Menstrual Cramps As Painful As A Heart Attack? This Cannot, And Must Not, Be Ignored.

Period pain got you down? The menstrual cycle is a regular part of life as a female, but the pain that can come from it is anything but regular.

October 18, 2017

Managing Migraines: What You Need To Know
Managing Migraines: What You Need To Know

Migraines affect roughly 1 in 7 people throughout the world, making it one of the world's most common diseases.

October 13, 2017

3 Main Approaches For Dealing with PTSD
3 Main Approaches For Dealing with PTSD

Think you might be suffering from PTSD? Below we identify and explain the three prominent cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques

October 10, 2017

Don't React, Respond! How These 3 Words Can Do Wonders For Your Mental Health
Don't React, Respond! How These 3 Words Can Do Wonders For Your Mental Health

Dr. Bira emphasizes the importance of responding versus reacting to the world around you

October 04, 2017

Expat Guilt
Expat Guilt

The guilt of being away from family and friends back home is something that is not often associated with expat life.

October 03, 2017

Destigmatizing Mental Health
Destigmatizing Mental Health

This blog post covers part of my conversation with American clinical health psychologist, therapist and coach Dr. Lindsay Bira.

October 01, 2017

Workplace Stress Or Misguided Ambition?
Workplace Stress Or Misguided Ambition?

Do you feel trapped by other people's expectations? Are you in a position that isn't really for you?

September 26, 2017

Key Questions To Determine If A Therapist Is A Good Match
Key Questions To Determine If A Therapist Is A Good Match

Struggling to find a good match with a therapist? It's critical to your progress that you find someone who makes you feel comfortable and pushes you to grow.

September 22, 2017

The Truth About Psychotherapy and What You Need To Know About It.
The Truth About Psychotherapy and What You Need To Know About It.

What does psychotherapy mean to you? There are many misconceptions and stigmas surrounding therapy and mental health in general.

September 21, 2017

Goal Setting Your Way To Wellness
Goal Setting Your Way To Wellness

Most people don't ask themselves what they truly want in life. Consistent goal setting could be exactly what you need to start living the life you want.

September 13, 2017

Is Work-Life Balance Outdated?
Is Work-Life Balance Outdated?

In with the new and out with the old! Psychotherapist Noah Mugenyi explains why "work-life rhythm" is what we should be aiming for, not work-life balance

September 11, 2017

Unlocking Your Full Potential Through Therapy – Meet Ismene Cole
Unlocking Your Full Potential Through Therapy – Meet Ismene Cole

No matter whether you're dealing with severe depression or stress management for workplace stress, therapy empowers you to overcome the challenges in front of you

September 08, 2017

A Patient's Journey: A Week In The Psych Ward by Max Ellithorpe
A Patient's Journey: A Week In The Psych Ward by Max Ellithorpe

Max Ellithorpe came to RingMD with his story because he wants to help destigmatize mental health issues.

September 07, 2017

4 Mental Health Tips For Young Professionals
4 Mental Health Tips For Young Professionals

The first time you enter the workplace is challenging. The professional world is a significant lifestyle change from your flexible school timetable.

August 31, 2017

4 Tips For Staying Calm When Your Baby Cries Through The Night
4 Tips For Staying Calm When Your Baby Cries Through The Night

Being a parent to a newborn baby is a 24/7 commitment. You are never off the clock.

August 29, 2017

Secrets To Being A Confident And Capable Parent: An Expert Tells All
Secrets To Being A Confident And Capable Parent: An Expert Tells All

Preparation is your key to being a confident and capable parent. No matter what stage you're at, having more information and support will help you.

August 25, 2017

From Trauma Victim To Trauma Therapist: Meet Noah Mugenyi
From Trauma Victim To Trauma Therapist: Meet Noah Mugenyi

Overcoming trauma is incredibly challenging in itself. Overcoming trauma and then making your life about dealing with it, is even harder.

August 24, 2017

Mental Health Tips & Support Services For New Dads
Mental Health Tips & Support Services For New Dads

Are you a new dad and worried about how you're dealing with your child? It's normal for new fathers to be overwhelmed

August 23, 2017

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) From Giving Birth? Is That Possible?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) From Giving Birth? Is That Possible?

Giving birth can be traumatic! Having children is a part of life that many people fantasize about.

August 21, 2017

Mental Health Tips For Executives – Musing With Mugenyi
Mental Health Tips For Executives – Musing With Mugenyi

"Stress is a part of life, but it is not a way of life." Stress and anxiety in the workplace have always existed and will likely always exist.

August 20, 2017

Dealing With Culture Shock In The Workplace, In Singapore And Beyond
Dealing With Culture Shock In The Workplace, In Singapore And Beyond

Read on for tips to help you deal with cultural differences in the workplace.

August 18, 2017

Hear What This Mental Health Expert Has To Say About Maternal Mental Health
Hear What This Mental Health Expert Has To Say About Maternal Mental Health

What is maternal mental health and why is it important? What do anxiety and depression have to do with giving birth to and parenting a child?

August 17, 2017

3 Techniques That Will Reduce Your Stress And Anxiety
3 Techniques That Will Reduce Your Stress And Anxiety

This is a follow up post offering 3 techniques that will reduce your stress and anxiety and break out of those thinking traps.

August 16, 2017

Is My Expat Child Going Through Depression?
Is My Expat Child Going Through Depression?

Have you noticed changes in your child's behavioral patterns while adjusting to the expat lifestyle in Singapore?

August 15, 2017

Fight or Flight: Why Certain Types of Stress Can Get in Your Way
Fight or Flight: Why Certain Types of Stress Can Get in Your Way

Although humans, and the environments we find ourselves in, have evolved tremendously in the past few hundred years, we still carry some primal instincts with us

August 11, 2017

Reduce Your Stress at Work by Catching These 10 Thinking Traps
Reduce Your Stress at Work by Catching These 10 Thinking Traps

Sometimes the way we choose to think about something can have a tremendous impact on the way that thing affects us.

August 09, 2017

Expat Marriages in Singapore - Not as Easy as They Look
Expat Marriages in Singapore - Not as Easy as They Look

While there are many benefits to expat life, it certainly does not come without its own significant challenges.

August 08, 2017

Anger Management Techniques
Anger Management Techniques

Are you strong enough to keep your temper? Are you able to control your anger? It has been said anger is the response of the powerless child. Losing control is like throwing your teddy out of the pram.

August 03, 2017

Workplace Stress, How Therapy Can Help & Inner-Child Work: An Interview with Singapore Counselor Richard Logan
Workplace Stress, How Therapy Can Help & Inner-Child Work: An Interview with Singapore Counselor Richard Logan

What therapy techniques can help us manage stress in the workplace and general anxiety? And in therapy, why is it common to talk about our childhood?

August 02, 2017

New Parents: Dealing with Postnatal & Postpartum Depression
New Parents: Dealing with Postnatal & Postpartum Depression

Excitement, lack of sleep and perhaps experiencing some of the baby blues. New families should focus on supporting the mental wellness of their new and expanding family!

July 29, 2017

Singapore Therapy & Counseling Services
Singapore Therapy & Counseling Services

Find the right therapist, counselor, nutritionist or other wellness professional for you in Singapore!

July 27, 2017

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD Symptoms, Causes & More..
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD Symptoms, Causes & More..

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that impacts both children and adults.

July 25, 2017

Mental Health Issues in Singapore
Mental Health Issues in Singapore

As Singapore grapples with an aging population and social stigma associated with reaching out for help for mental health issues, the national government is putting more resources towards improving health-related data and support systems.

July 22, 2017