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Eye health & prevention of blindness

Your eye health is as important as your general health. With this month being Sight Saving month, here are some tips on how to maintain great eye health and prevent blindness. There exists a common misconception that blindness is only limited to those who are born with it and due to eye health deterioration due […]

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Breastfeeding – benefits, and alternatives

It is without a doubt that breastfeeding has a lot of great benefits not only for the baby but also for the mother’s health. However, according to UNICEF, in 2021, about two in five babies were breastfed by 5 months of age. Different circumstances may arise for the mother when it comes to breastfeeding. With […]

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Misconceptions about GERD

There’s a strong possibility that you have heard a lot about acid reflux and heartburn if you or a loved one has GERD. Misconceptions about GERD are common, just like with many medical illnesses.  Popular misconceptions can affect how we understand diseases like acid reflux and heartburn, making it more difficult to obtain relief and […]

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Home Remedies for Headache

Your life might be impacted by headaches, which can make daily activities challenging, but you can receive headache relief. Our headaches can have a lot of different causes. If it coincides while you are reading or working in front of the computer, your eyes may be depressed. Meanwhile, it is normal for our head to […]

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Difference between Bacterial and Viral Infection

Many similarities exist between bacterial and viral infections.  They may present with symptoms such as coughing, sneezing, fever, any form of inflammation, vomiting, diarrhea.  These manifestations are some of the ways wherein an individual’s immune system is trying to get rid of the infectious organism.  The infections caused by both microbes (bacteria and virus) can […]

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What you need to know about Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, which are two oval tissue lumps at the back of the throat. The Tonsils are the immune system’s first line of defense against viruses and bacteria. It may occur in both children and adults.  It is often caused by viruses (70%), but bacterial infections can also occur. Complications […]

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Things to Know When Donating Blood

Not all blood types can be transferred to one person. It is important to know what your blood type is and what you can do if you need a transfusion.  Blood Type Donation 101:  There are four blood types according to the ABO blood group system. These are Type A, B, AB and O. The […]

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What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is an abnormal sideways curvature in the spine. It is often diagnosed in adolescents since it’s the time when the growth spurt happens. Most of the cases are mild, but some curves may worsen as children grow. While scoliosis can occur in people with certain conditions, the cause of most childhood cases is unknown.   […]

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Dengue: What to do once you have it

Many areas in the Philippines are targeted by mosquitoes, especially those surrounded by still water or stagnant water. Coincidentally, some of the mosquitoes in our country carry dangerous diseases. Dengue is one of the main diseases they cause. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease that is endemic in 100 countries, commonly in Tropical and Sub-tropical […]

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Prostate 101: When should I see a doctor?

Many people are not sure what the prostate is, what it does, or when to consult a doctor if they think they have a problem. Information is the best tool you have in dealing with this aspect of men’s health. What is Prostate? The Prostate is a walnut-shaped gland that lies at the bottom of […]

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