When it comes to health, it is often good to be paranoid about what we eat, apply on our bodies, use in our household or practice in our daily lives. Personally, the guiding principle for me through these years can be simplified to this: I must ensure I use only what is good. To ensure… Read More My mindset on pharmaceutical drugs
(Disclaimer: This is a sponsored guest post.) Psoriasis, a chronic skin disease can be treated through regular medication based on the severity of the symptoms. Though there is no complete cure to the condition, there are certain medicines that can ease out the symptoms. These medicines have their own side-effects too and hence one may… Read More Foods to include and avoid in your regular diet to prevent skin psoriasis
Sun exposure is one of the more hotly-debated issues among health pros today. Some demonize the sun as a skin cancer culprit while others extol the many health benefits of sunlight. What’s the real score? The following information is straight from the US National Library of Medicine of the National Institute of Health and not… Read More Sunlight — how much is enough for good health?
Corn may not be a staple in my household — as we’re rice lovers, irrevocably — yet we regularly consume corn in the form of corn coffee. However, in the course of my readings I have come across, not a few times, news about the widespread propagation of genetically-modified corn (GM) in the country, which… Read More Is Philippine corn genetically modified (GM)?
I have just received a press release from the Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines and I have found it worth featuring here in this health blog. The Eye Bank Foundation of the Philippines (EBFP) is a non-profit, non-stock and non-government humanitarian organization that was established in 1995. For 20 years now it has since… Read More Corneal Transplant — Would you pledge to become a cornea donor?
I have personally proven lagundi as an effective cough remedy in my family. I’ve seen its powers too many times to doubt it. Whenever I notice any of the members in my family coughing or sneezing, I just pick a cupful of lagundi leaves from my garden and make lagundi juice, the recipe of which… Read More Lagundi (Vitex negundo) — scientifically and clinically proven cough remedy
(This is a guest post by Gideon TakSen whose bio appears at the end of his article.) Feel the flu coming on? You have a decision to make – whether or not to try to treat it before it becomes worse. This would seem like a very easy question to answer, but you might be… Read More To Treat or Not to Treat Flu
Asbestos exposure has long been one of the topics I wanted to cover in this blog but has never gotten around to doing. One of the neighbors we had at our previous address died of lung cancer due to asbestos exposure. How he came with lung cancer was initially a puzzle to his family considering… Read More Asbestos– the Hidden Killer
(This is a guest post.) Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a skin infection. It got this name after the bacteria responsible for causing the infection which have developed a resistance over the years against penicillin, oxacillin and other standard antibiotics used for treatment. It is rated as one of the most dreadful skin infections around… Read More Home Remedies for Treating Recurring MRSA Boils (Guest Post)
This is a guest post from Micheala Connolly who represents a UK-based website on orthodontists and dental brace placement services. Believe it or not, there are numerous reasons to invest in braces, other than to simply straighten your teeth. Misaligned teeth have been associated with a range of health issues including irritable bowel syndrome, headaches… Read More 3 Ways Dental Braces Can Improve Your Overall Health (Guest Post)