03 Feb '11, 10am

Don't binge during festive season

Don't binge during festive season

SINGAPORE: Doctors have cautioned against overeating, especially during the festive season. According to Tan Tock Seng Hospital's (TTSH) Emergency Department, the number of patients treated in a day for food related illnesses during the Lunar New Year period last year was twice the number seen on a usual day. Some of those complaints included abdominal pain and heartburn. The Emergency Department also saw an increase in the number of diabetics or pre-diabetic patients who overate during the festive period. Alcohol-related cases are also common. TTSH General Surgery (Upper Gastro-Intestinal Unit) senior consultant Aaryan Koura said over consumption of alcohol may result in severe vomiting. Dr Koura said this would cause the food pipe to bleed or tear, which can end up in a dangerous situation. Dr Koura added that it is common for most people to put on between one and 1.5 ki...

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