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Chickenpox Treatment

September 12, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Chickenpox is a viral disease caused by the varicella zoster characterized by pinkish spots similar to blisters that spread all over a patient’s body. The small spots are itchy which can be burdensome to the patients and can be accompanied by runny nose, cough and sometimes even fever. Other symptoms of chicken pox include aching muscles, loss of appetite and nausea. Some children may have breathing difficulties or experience chest pains. In which case, it is highly advisable to consult a doctor.

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What is Hemodialysis?

August 13, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Acute renal failure, also known as chronic kidney disease or chronic kidney injury makes the kidneys to malfunction and lose the ability to filter the wastes and remove the extra fluid from the body. Once this happens to you, you will need hemodialysis. Hemodialysis is a procedure done which uses a man-made membrane called dialyzer to filter the wastes and restore the right electrolyte balance in the blood, and remove the excess fluid from the body.

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Corneal Transplant

March 24, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Cornea is the front part of our eyes. It is the transparent part of our eye that covers the pupil, iris and retina.

Corneal Transplant is a surgical procedure where a portion of our cornea is removed and replaced with a portion of the cornea from a donor. Corneal Transplant also known as keratoplasty is performed 400,000 times in America only. With this numbers, we can only imagine the importance of this procedure.

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Herbal Cure for Cholecytitis

August 8, 2016 Category :Health Watch 0

Cholecytitis is an inflammation of the gall bladder. It is due to the blockage of the cystic duct. Usually, what causes the obstruction is a gallstone (calculous cholecytitis). The inflammation may be sterile or bacterial, while the obstruction can be acalulous or due to sludge. Although, it is believed that the inflammation is more of a consequence and not the cause of cholecytitis.

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Bad Effects of Chicharon

April 23, 2016 Category :Health Watch 0

Chicharon in the Philippines is a snack made by frying dried pork rinds, pork scratching and fat of a pork or pig. It was the Spaniards who presented this snack to the Philippines, and therefore the word chicharon happens to be Spanish.

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Clanza Side Effects

November 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Clanza is a non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug especially used for treating Rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually taken by patients once a day. However, this popular drug has many side effect or adverse reactions. The majority of side effects are of a minor nature. This included gastro-intestinal disorders like dyspepsia or known as indigestion or heartburn; abdominal pain or the widespread or localized pain to one area of the stomach, such as lower or left side; nausea or the uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Corollary to this, it may also lead to vomiting of the involuntary emptying of stomach). The drug can also result to rashes or changes of the skin color, appearance, or texture, ruber, urticaria or hives, a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. It also results to enuresis or the repeated inability to control urination, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness.

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Proper Treatment for Diabetic Wounds

September 6, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Having diabetes certainly challenges every person who has it. The incapability of producing glucose or sugar in one’s body is an irregularity that affects the entire body system. Any complications caused by diabetes should not be ignored because it can result into something bad. Hence, people should be more careful when they have this. This applies especially when it comes to dealing with wounds. There are lots of people who might be reckless in dealing with this. But they should remember that there are still ways on how to deal with it. » Continue Reading

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Facts About Colonoscopy

August 17, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Colonoscopy is a screening examination performed to look for colorectal cancer, or commonly known as colon cancer. This procedure allows the doctor to have a closer look at the insides of the entire colon and rectum to look for polyps or tumors which can be early signs of cancer. As the examination is performed, the doctor uses a thin tube, about the size of a finger. This tube is called colonoscope, a flexible, hollow and lighted tube with a tiny video camera at the end that is gently inserted inside the colon and sends pictures to a TV monitor. The procedure itself takes approximately thirty minutes, and patients are usually given medicines for them to relax or to sleep while the examination is being done.

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How to Quickly Lower Blood Pressure

May 31, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

High blood pressure is quite a dangerous physiological event which could cause stroke or other chronic health diseases. This is usually characterized by the increase of blood pressure to a threshold of 140/90. Due to it being life threatening, it is imperative for an individual to decrease it to a benign or better yet, negligible level.

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Anti Obesity Pills in the Philippines

March 29, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Obesity in silent killer around the globe because it is a cause of many diseases that in turn results to increasing mortality. Moreover, the younger generation are also becoming more health and figure conscious. Under these premises, anti obesity pills are prevalent in the market. These pills are essentially drugs which promise to reduce or control weight. Anti obesity pills are suppose to help people reduce weight or lose fat without the rigours and hard work of exercise and the struggle of controlling eating.

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