Hi, I'm John Tang. Welcome to my blog! I'm a final year student of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine at Wellpark College of Natural Therapies, Auckland, New Zealand. I started this blog back in 2015 to document my experiences battling an autoimmune disorder. That health crisis led me down this crazy journey discovering and experimenting with … Continue reading About Me: 2020 Update
With the coming of my first winter, my body has been undergoing some serious adjustments consequently, given me much suffering and discomfort. I don't blame it though, because I realize that I've spent the past 26 years in a hot, humid, tropical country like Singapore so this first winter must be quite a traumatizing experience for … Continue reading Seasonal Allergies: Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine to the Rescue!
These days, #winter makes me feel like having a hot bowl of veggies and noodles for dinner every night! 🍜 Since my autoimmune healing, I have been regularly eating spelt products according to the Saint Hildegard's Medicine and dietary protocol practiced by the Naturopath that treated me. I try to simplify things and cook it … Continue reading Hot Noodle Winter Soups!
"Perfect!" This word seems to be the word of the day. This day was January 30th, 2018 - the day of my last specialist visit at the Autoimmunity and Rheumatology Clinic (ARC) in Singapore General Hospital, before I left for New Zealand for further studies. It first started when I was taking the regular height … Continue reading HEALED AT LAST! (My Autoimmune Healing Story)
My dad and his ‘Shuai’ pose! 😂 This is probably our last photo together for the next year at least as I am about to embark on 3 years of studies in New Zealand. Yet, like an old and 'lagging' internet connection, I’m still trying to catch up and come to terms with all that … Continue reading Into The Great Unknown!