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I am the administrator of FilipinoDoctors.org, the 1-Stop resource for health-related information and online directory of general physicians and specialists in the Philippines. Feel free to contact me at admin [at] filipinodoctors [dot] org.

The Negative Health Impact of Stress

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Did you know that between 75 and 90 percent of all doctor’s office visits are for stress-related ailments and complaints? For this reason, it is important to understand the many different ways in which stress impacts our health and wellbeing. This infographic guide shows how stress affects the body and also offers some practical pointers on stress management.

Effects of UV Rays on Eyes

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Even though the effects that harmful UV-rays of the sun have on our skin are well known, a lot of people do not know how harmful they can be for our eyes too. Extended exposure to UV-rays can cause eye damage and diseases like cataracts, macular degeneration, and others. The damage our eyes suffer from UV rays is cumulative which means the more time we spend in the sun, the more damage our eyes go through. This is why it is extremely important for kids to protect their eyes too as protecting our eyes should start as soon as possible » » » [Read more]

Hepatitis Myths & Facts

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Myth: Eating yellow-colored food can increase the chances of jaundice. Fact: This is not true. Food like turmeric is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties and also help in detoxifying the liver. Antioxidants in lemon juice help in flushing the free radicals from the liver and help it to recover following the infection. Myth: Eating bland food and boiled vegetables are the right kind of food for viral hepatitis. Fact: Nutrition is very important for the improvement of liver function. Limiting oneself to only bland and boiled food can easily lead to protein-calorie malnutrition during the prolonged illness. Myth: Hepatitis B can » » » [Read more]

Everything You Have to Know About Health Maintenance Organizations

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Employees are typically busy with both their work and priorities at home that they tend to forget about their health. They know that health is wealth, but stress hinders them to prioritize in so that they can earn money. Many are also guilty of now owning health insurances that would enable them to save money whenever they suddenly need to pay medical expenses. Health insurances are reliable safety nets that let an individual save money by having the insurance plan cover portions of the medical bill. Lack of time and money might seem to be insufficient excuses to not getting » » » [Read more]