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!
If you grew up here in the Philippines, you might have heard of these myths our elders have probably practiced through the years.
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]
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.
Understanding proper ear care will go a long way in both protecting your hearing and your ear (and the effectiveness of your hearing aids).
Studies show that one-quarter of all people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their life. Read the below infographic guide to discover why you should donate blood today.
What you need to know about MEASLES. Be extra careful and vigilant! If these signs and symptoms exist consult a doctor as soon as possible!
February 4 is World Cancer Day. Its goal is to raise awareness as well as to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. Sharing with you AVEGA’s February 2019 Medical Bulletin. Stay healthy!