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Herbal Cure for Gingivitis

March 22, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Gingivitis or the inflammation of the gum tissue marked by redness, swelling and tenderness of the gums, is a periodontal disease that can lead to chronic bad breath, loose or shifting teeth, receding gums, loss of teeth, changes in bite pattern, and hot and cold sensitivity. Its basic cause is poor oral hygiene. As such, the principal way to prevent or cure gingivitis is by regularly brushing. One should also avoid smoking and eat a well balanced to diet to maintain good oral cavity.

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Essential Oils for Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Aromatherapy or the use of essential oils can be generally beneficial to all people. For people with diabetes, essential oils that are especially used are those which help assist with improving circulation, which is a common problem among diabetics. Here are essential oils for diabetic patients.

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Shrimp and High Blood Pressure

March 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Shrimp is a type of sea food which is known to elevate cholesterol levels. A serving of 3.5 ounces of shrimp has approximately 200 mg of cholesterol. That’s a full day’s allotment for a person with heart disease. For everyone else, that is 100 mg short of the 300 mg limit. This makes shrimp a no-no for people with high blood pressure.

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Hyperglycemia and Vertigo

February 22, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Hyperglycemia is the clinical term to refer abnormally high blood glucose (blood sugar) level. A high blood sugar is generally over 100 mg/dl. Hyerglycemia would be 150 – 300 or more.

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Can Diabetics drink Diet Soda like Coke Zero?

February 8, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Yes and No. Diabetics can and cannot drink diet Soda like Coke Zero but should not drink it on a regular basis. Diet Sodas like Coke Zero are technically speaking calorie free. They have very few if no zero sugar in them. They are ideally designed for people who want to lose weight or prevent sugar-related diseases like diabetes. Instead of sugar, diet sodas are sweetened with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, cyclamate, saccharin, acesulfame-k or sucralose. However, since diet sodas are carbonated beverage it contains sodium which is dangerous for high blood pressure or kidney problems which diabetics are at great risk.

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Low Sugar fruits in the Philippines

January 30, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

The eating of fruits is generally encouraged among diabetes because of its naturally low-calorie content compared to processed foods and junk foods. Moreover, the sugar content in fruits is generally healthier and safer than table sugar. Nevertheless, it is important for a diabetic patient to know sugar content of fruits because fruits are not equal in sugar content.

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What is a Diabetic Charm?

November 2, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

A diabetic charm is small ornament worn as a necklace or bracelet that basically provide information that the wearer is diabetic and thus require special health needs. This would help guide other people on how to deal with the wearer in case suffers from a diabetic attack like hypoglycaemia, vertigo among others. Diabetes is a disease that requires continuous specialized care and the diabetic charm would inform people in advance that wearer is diabetic.

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Herbal Cure for Fungal Infection

October 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

Fungal infection is infection caused by a fungus as opposed to bacteria such as athlete’s foot, Candida, or jock itch are often cause by unhealthy hygiene and weak immune system which allowed fungi to thrive in said areas. An infected area is easily diagnosed by simple visual examination. Affected area is often reddish and itchy. Fungal infection often develops in areas such as in the groin area and toes, where it is warm, dark and humid, which are exactly the necessary ingredients for fungi to survive and thrive.

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Tilapia vs Bacon

October 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

While eating fish is generally considered healthier than eating pork especially processed meat, a new research has found that tilapia has inflammatory potential and therefore more dangerous than bacon.

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Top Killer Diseases in the Philippines

September 13, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

According to the Department of Health, the top leading diseases that caused death in the Philippines as of 2009 are as follows: Heart disease – refers to diseases involving the heart and blood vessels such as Coronary artery disease, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertensive heart disease , Heart failure, Cor pulmonale , Cardiac dysrhythmias , Inflammatory heart disease, Endocarditic, Myocarditis , Valvular heart disease, Cerebrovascular disease, Peripheral arterial disease, Congenital heart disease, and Rheumatic heart disease among others.

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