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Category: Illnesses

Jun 11
The Growing Measles Problem in Thailand

Measles is highly contagious yet relatively easily avoidable. We have a safe, effective, inexpensive vaccine against this highly contagious disease. Despite this, many are still hesitant to vaccinate their children […]

Aug 27
8 Health Tips for Families in Bangkok

Keeping your family healthy is not an easy task. At times, it feels like being Bangkok makes this an even more daunting prospect. From the rainy season and its breeding […]

  • Allergies
Jun 30
5 Ways to Stay Healthy on Holiday!

The summer holidays have finally arrived – many people are now getting ready to enjoy a holiday either in Thailand or further afield. With a bit of forward planning, many […]

Apr 09
Rotavirus: What’s the Best Course of Action?

Q: What is the best course of action for Rotavirus? Stay home to see how you get on, or go straight to the hospital? A: Rotavirus is a viral infection […]

Apr 04
What to Know About Rabies in Thailand

Recently, there has been a surge in reported rabies cases in Thailand, with nearly 500 rabies cases reported in 2018, a significant increase over the 160 reported last year for […]

Apr 03
A Solution to Pollution: 5 Ways to Help Protect Your Kids

Bangkok’s recent pollution issues have been well-publicised, with the harmful PM 2.5 reaching dangerously high levels. Given that children are especially vulnerable to these adverse air conditions, the following features […]

Feb 02
Risks of Lyme and Other Tick Borne Diseases in Thailand

Q: What are the risks of Lyme and other tick borne diseases in Thailand? A: Although Lyme disease is more commonly found in certain parts of North and Eastern Asia, it’s […]

Jan 28
5 Things to Know about Food Safety and Poisoning in Bangkok

Bangkok’s sheer variety of places, prices and types of cuisine can be mind-boggling. It’s normal to have concerns about food safety and the risk of food poisoning. Here are five things […]

Nov 16
Recommended Vaccinations for Babies Born in Thailand

Most countries in the developed world tend to recommend the same kind of vaccines for babies and children. However, the immunization schedules may vary from country to country.  For example, […]

Oct 05
Tips on Hydration & Food When Kids Are Sick

It’s pretty normal for your child to be off their food when they’re not feeling themselves. And as a parent, it’s pretty normal to worry. While you should always consult […]