Birth Control and Pandemic Babies

Introduction Do you still remember watching the babies doing the close-open or singing Twinkle Twinkle? Now that the world has locked down, making the babies learn and develop can be simple. We can make low cost activities to follow the baby’s lead in naming objects, reading, eating and health habits. Speaking of health habits… Babies’ … Read more

Do You Have Suicidal Thoughts this Pandemic?

IntroductionSuicidal thoughts are one of the mental health challenges that have been endured by some people. This is to be expected from what is happening worldwide due to COVID-19 pandemic. Occurrences of this self-annihilation ideation may be accountable as a result of psychological disorders or in some instances, a low self-coping mechanism. Cause, Symptoms and … Read more

What else do we need to know about Hypertension?

Introduction High blood pressure or hypertension is one of the top 10 “Silent Killer” diseases not only here in the Philippines but around the globe. Its pseudo-name is derived from the fact that majority of people having hypertension are unaware that they have it due to its hidden symptoms. What do we need to know … Read more

Would you choose a nurse career?

INTRODUCTION Nurses have been one of our medical front liners in the COVID-19. Nursing profession is very in demand most especially in these challenging times. Due to an outpouring number of COVID-19 cases in our country, nurses can literally be seen as overworked yet underpaid professionals. So, while nurses are common to see, there is … Read more

How Effective is Handwashing against COVID-19?

IntroductionHandwashing plays a critical role in preventing any forms of illnesses, more predominantly on the communicable diseases such as COVID-19. As we face the economic and health threats brought about by the pandemic, hand hygiene must not only be taken as a precautionary measure but more so as a part of our personal health care … Read more

Combatting COVID-19 with Strong Immune System

IntroductionDid you know that there is World Immunization Week? Not day, but week. It is celebrated on the last week of April. This shows that our immunization plays a big role, especially this pandemic. When the immunity gives up, one person can die of COVID-19 virus. Strengthening our body immunity can be affected by the … Read more

Is it COVID-19 Diagnostic Test or Antibody Test?

Introduction Battling with COVID-19 is unique experience for each of us. Understanding the two different COVID-19 tests can help us generate wiser decisions in particular with our health care needs. This means that you must know the available testing options for COVID-19. There are two different types of COVID-19 Test – Diagnostic Test and Antibody … Read more

Is it Dengue or COVID-19? How to Find Out

Introduction Have you ever heard of those confusing diagnosis of patients dying of COVID-19 even if the disease might not really be due to COVID-19? When the pandemic broke out, the common symptoms among the COVID-19 patients and Dengue patients pose bigger risks. It might be worrisome to think that you contracted COVID-19 instead of … Read more

Why Sinovac is recommended for Comorbidities

Introduction Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccinations are now considered a global standard protocol recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help prevent complications and decrease the number of mortalities against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The following vaccines are now widely used, some still … Read more

Not Feeling Well After COVID Vaccination? Here is your Guide

Introduction Before you think about dying from the COVID-19 vaccine, please know that it is normal to experience side effects from the vaccination. These side effects can include muscle pain, tiredness, headache, chills, fever and nausea. According to the World Health Organization, it is still unknown whether the COVID-vaccines can protect against the COVID-19 disease … Read more