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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.

What Does Good Health Mean? And How to Be Healthy Person

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Good health is essential in daily lives. It does not only cover the anatomy of an individual but also mental well-being. There are various practices that foster good health. Such includes regular exercise, proper diet, healthy relations, getting enough sleep and having a positive mindset. There are also practices that contribute to one’s health on the negative. Such practices include unhealthy lifestyle and indulging in practices like smoking: it is critical to avoid them in order to maintain good health. If one is consistent with the healthy practices, he/she should be able to enjoy a healthy life even on long-term.

Acid Reflux And The Best Ways To Get Rid Of It

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Acid reflux is a condition wherein the excessive acid produced in the stomach oozes out and goes up the food pipe, damaging its tissues. There has been a surge in the number of people suffering from acid reflux due to the changes in their eating habits. Such people are advised to refrain from consuming foods and beverages that increase the acidic content in our body.

Gene therapy: A Potential Medical Wonder

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Gene therapy is the future of the therapeutic medicine. This experimental therapy involves genetic manipulation to prevent or treat specific conditions. It works in three ways – by replacing the faulty gene, deactivating the faulty gene, or by introducing a new gene that suppresses the activity of the faulty gene. Currently, gene therapy is being explored for the treatment of specific cancers, neurological disorders, inherited disorders, and infectious diseases.

Nutrition in Pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a fascinating time in a woman’s life. But not all realize that even before the confirmation of a pregnancy, the body has already started to undergo significant changes due to the changing hormone profile to accommodate the growing embryo. This may entail the need to improve one’s diet to be able to cope up with the requirements of the developing fetus and the changes in the maternal body processes. The caloric requirement of pregnant women increases by about 300 kilocalories per day. This includes an adequate amount of macronutrients as well as micronutrients. Macronutrients include carbohydrates, proteins and » » » [Read more]