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]
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]
June is National Kidney Month. Sharing with you AVEGA’s June 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay well, readers!
Liposuction treatment is one of the most famous fat removal treatments today. But in spite of all that, liposuction treatment will always have its pros and cons.
If you grew up here in the Philippines, you might have heard of these myths our elders have probably practiced through the years.
If you are feeling sleep deprived and in pain, it may be that your lack of sleep is contributing to the pain you are in, here’s how.
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]
If you are looking for a way to avoid experiencing lower back pain, there are things you can do. Knowing the three most common causes for lower back pain can certainly go a long way to being in that 20% who manage to avoid the problem.
April is National Hemophilia Awareness Month. Sharing with you this month’s medical bulletin from Avega to know more about this rare bleeding disorder.
E-bikes should definitely be considered as an easier way to stay fit. Much like traditional bicycles, they offer the benefits of improved cardiovascular health, improved aerobic capacity, and good blood sugar control.