Health&Me: Fever

This Monday'ss blog post is one of the most common medical symptoms out there―FEVER. What is fever? People often have the misconception that fever is a disease but in actuality, fever is the body’s immune response to foreign materials such as bacteria and viruses that somehow makes it inside its system. Fever is generally not considered … Continue reading Health&Me: Fever

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Medical Traveling? You should check out the Philippines!

As I’ve discussed in my previous blog entries, medical tourism shouldn’t be left out of your options when it comes to searching for medical requirements. And what country should be on your list? The Philippines, of course. Why is that, you ask? We all know that medical tourism/wellness tourism is an act of traveling overseas … Continue reading Medical Traveling? You should check out the Philippines!

Health&Me: How to Care for Your Kidneys

Kidneys, bean-shaped, about the size of a tightly clenched fist. But as part of the renal system, their purpose is not just simply to act as a filter.  Below are the following functions of the kidneys: Urine Production Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Osmolarity and Osmolality Regulation of Water Excretion Electrolyte Excretion Acid-Base Balance Auto-regulation of Blood … Continue reading Health&Me: How to Care for Your Kidneys

Health&Me: Dengue – Symptoms, Management and Prevention

According to WHO (World Health Organization), Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral infection. It is transmitted by a female mosquito of a certain species known as Aedes aegypti, and to a lesser extent Ae albopictus. This mosquito is also known to carry other strain of virus (chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika virus. Dengue is most commonly … Continue reading Health&Me: Dengue – Symptoms, Management and Prevention

Health&Me: Tobacco Smoking and What It Does To Your Body

In celebration of World No Tobacco Day this 31st of May, I would like to share a post regarding tobacco smoking and its adverse effects towards our body. According to American Lung Association, there are approximately 600 ingredients in a cigarette. And when burned they create 7,000 chemicals to which 69 of those chemicals formed are … Continue reading Health&Me: Tobacco Smoking and What It Does To Your Body

Executive Check-up in the Philippines

An Executive Check-up, also known as general check-up or annual physical examination is an essential preventive measure to identify an onset of an illness or just check the overall general condition of the body. Why should you have your general check-up in the Philippines? Affordable In comparison to executive check-ups in other countries, an executive … Continue reading Executive Check-up in the Philippines

Repost: Medical Tourism Market Worth USD 54 Billion Globally by 2022

This article was originally posted in openPR. The article talked about the March 16, 2017, Market Research Engine newly published report titled as "Medical Tourism Market by Treatment and by Geography - Global Industry Analysis by Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2015 - 2022". It stated that due to the rising cost of medical … Continue reading Repost: Medical Tourism Market Worth USD 54 Billion Globally by 2022