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Dark Skin on Shins

May 13, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The dark pigmentation that appears on the legs especially on the shin or the lower legs just below the knees is principal symptom of Stasis dermatitis which in turn may be caused by venous stasis. Venous stasis is primarily caused by poor blood circulation on the leg part which may result to the accumulation of melanin in confined areas that result to the pigmentation. Aside from the darkening of the skin or brown discoloration, this disease is often accompanied with inflammation, scaling, and swelling. In some instance, the leg hairs are also loss is also due to problematic circulation. If not addressed, this disease can lead to leg contusion or stasis ulcers, varicose veins, and chronic leg pain.

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13 Memory Boosters

May 9, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Whether you’re a student or a near-retiring healthcare professional, a good memory equips you with an important tool to continue with your continuing medical education, and many other undertakings in life. Here are 13 simple but effective pointers to keep our memory in good shape.

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Stay Away From Colds during Holidays

May 6, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Tis the season of beso-beso and group hugs during endless reunions and karaoke nights! A lot of indoor human contact increases the transmission of viruses, which can cause the common cold.

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Most Women on Dialysis may Suffer from Sexual Problems

April 26, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

While there are findings on erectile dysfunction among men on hemodialysis, women are not exempted from this as, according to new research, most women on dialysis for kidney failure were found to suffer from sexual problems as well.

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Fit n Right Benefits

April 20, 2020 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Recipes 0

Fit n Right is a new tasty health drink developed by Del Monte, a company known for its pineapple products as well as other innovative products designed for everyone to be more healthy and fit. Fit n Right is one of the latest Del Monte products in its line of healthy food products that is primarily designed for health and figure conscious new generation. Recognizing the importance of reducing fat and the need to lower calorie intake, this new product works in both ways. It helps reduce fat by increasing metabolism and effectively blocks calories to prevent accumulation of fats. The two important ingredients in this healthy drink are the L-Carnitine and GCE, which helps burn and block fat respectively to assist a person reach a fitter lifestyle.

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A Starter ‘Deal-Breaker’ List

April 19, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

If you’re relatively healthy, but aren’t sure which foods to avoid, here’s a list, of common ingredients you’re better off without:

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) — A commonly used sweetener in beverages, most sodas, juice drinks, and even condiments. Though marketed as safe because it comes from corn, more studies are showing the opposite. If you want to fast track your way into diabetes and weight gain, HFCS is the way to do it.

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Food Labels 101

April 18, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Read your way to better health with these 5 tips.

You don’t have to be a chemist or a nutritionist to be a savvy health conscious (and wallet-conscious!) consumer. It just takes a little patience and some good ol’ common sense.

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Common Diabetes Drugs in the Philippines

April 16, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts| Health Watch 0

Diabetes has become a national epidemic with over 3 million Filipinos suffering from the disease. Most Filipinos however are either ignorant of their sickness or not taking the disease seriously, which results to complications because it is already too late to remedy the disease.

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Tradition and Technology

April 10, 2020 Category :General Wellness| Health Watch| People and Places 0

The wisdom of East healing traditions combined with technological advancements of Western medicine may be just the antidote for a sick world.

Most clinics offer water in the waiting area. If you’re lucky, you can choose between hot or cold water. When I noticed that water in this clinic was contained in red, yellow, and blue containers as part of “color therapy”, I knew I’d be in for a treat.

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Healthy Food in Jollibee

April 1, 2020 Category :Health Watch| Healthy Advocacy 0

Generally, the menu offered in Fast food chains contains excessive amount of calories, which if not properly burned will be stored as fat, which in the long run can cause weight gain and obesity. A typical burger and French fries has combined caloric content of 900 which is already half the amount of calorie intake a person needs in a day.

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