10 Conditions That Acupuncture Can Help Treat

At Bangkok Hospital Siriroj in Phuket the ancient practice of acupuncture is paired with modern of techniques and precision to become even more effective at curing illnesses and relieving pain. Here are 10 conditions that acupuncture can alleviate: Headaches and migraines At their worst, chronic migraines can be debilitating, preventing the afflicted from going about their daily lives. Acupuncture has been consistently shown to offer relief. Insomnia According to some studies, roughly 40 percent of adults will suffer from insomnia at some point in their lives. As anyone who has ever struggled to sleep on a regular basis will attest, the...
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10 Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Despite incredible advances in medical technology, going in for surgery can still be unsettling and it is important to prepare yourself by asking the right questions in advance. The highly trained physicians at Bangkok Hospital Siriroj  Minimally Invasive Surgery centre are there to help answer them.     1. What anesthesia options do I have? Thanks to significant advancements in the field of minimally invasive surgery, not every procedure requires general anesthesia.   2. What preparations do I need to take beforehand? Your doctor will most likely ask you to refrain from eating or drinking the night before the surgery....
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10 Tips for a Perfect Smile

Are you dreaming of a smile that dazzles? That brilliant pearly white grin starts with healthy teeth and gums. Here, we’ve rounded up our top tips to give your teeth that special sparkle. These tricks will improve your oral health so you can light up Instagram with your beautiful smile. 1. Quit smoking Smoking is not only bad for your health, it also causes bad breath and stains your teeth. 2. Looking for a snack? Drop the sweets and grab an apple or a stick of celery. Crunchy fruits and vegetables can help remove bacteria surrounding your teeth. 3.Take care...
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10 Tips for taking care of your toddler’s teeth

Anyone with a toddler knows that tooth brushing can sometimes end in a tantrum, but don’t give up! Baby teeth are important too, just ask the tooth fairy, or Siriroj dentist D.D.S Tipapat Attathom. Dr. Tipapat says that the key to success is to remind yourself that you are doing the right thing for your child, even if they don’t always see it that way. Brushing twice a day will help your kids maintain healthy oral hygiene habits for the rest of their lives. Here, our tips for making tooth-brushing time fun. 1. Let your child pick their toothbrush Spiderman, Barbie,...
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5 Cosmetic Surgery Trends to Look Out For

As with any medical field, cosmetic surgery has not remained stagnant over the years. Incredible technology advances are being made all the time and the Phuket Plastic Surgery Institute at Bangkok Hospital Siriroj is often one of the first places in Thailand to implement them. Here are just a few surgical trends on the rise to keep an eye out for in the coming year. 1. More men are getting cosmetic surgery. An increasing number of men are getting plastic surgery treatment to boost their confidence and this is becoming more widely accepted.  2. Minimally invasive treatments are on the rise. Cosmetic...
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6 Secrets for Glowing Skin

Our skin, the largest organ (yes, really!) of the body, gives us an impression of our overall health. It also serves as a vital protective barrier against exposure to things such as infections, bacteria and other environmental toxins. Many of us keen for a healthy glow and there are simple tricks that can help you achieve that everlasting shine. Our doctors have rounded up our top six secrets for glowing skin. Consult with a specialist for the remainder of the top ten. 1. Follow the rules of CTM (Cleansing, Toning, Moisturizing) A proper skincare routine is the best way to...
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