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Bryan Christian G. Ilagan, MD

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Dr. Bryan Christian G. Ilagan practices Internal Medicine and specializes in Nephrology. His expertise includes management of patients with kidney diseases, hypertension, dialysis and kidney transplantation.

Heat Stroke

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The summer season has started. High ambient temperatures with humidity can have various effects on the body, the most common of which are due to heat injuries and dehydration. The most serious among these conditions is heat stroke. What is heat stroke? Classic heat stroke is also known as Severe Hyperthermia. The usual body’s temperature ranges between 36.0C to 37.5C. When the body’s temperature reaches more than 37.5C, it is called hyperthermia. It is called severe hyperthermia if the body’s core temperature reaches 40.0C. Hyperthermia is not equivalent to fever. Hyperthermia is the elevation of the body’s core temperature that » » » [Read more]

How Stress Affects Your Body

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Stress had never been considered as detrimental as it is today. In the early days, it was stress that invoked a ‘fight or flight’ response and kept our ancestors safe from wild dangers. Now, the same stress is posing a risk of harm to the human body. It has been recognized as the No. 1 proxy killer disease by the esteemed American Medical Association. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have addressed the perils of workplace stress in the American Industry that claims an estimated $300 billion annually.

Valerie T. Guinto, MD

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Areas of Expertise: Management of High Risk Pregnancies, such as, but not limited to: Recurrent pregnancy loss or recurrent miscarriage, Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy, Detection and Management of Fetal Congenital Anomalies and Prevention of Preterm Labor and Delivery

How Nature Walks Makes Your Brain Healthier

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There are many benefits to spending time in nature, but new research shows that walking in nature changes the brain for the better. These and other health benefits give you more reasons to take the time to walk in natural settings. If you live in a city, you may be at risk for health issues related to chronic stress. Physiomed’s infographic helps you understand all of the benefits that walking in nature can provide while helping you set up a plan to make this a part of your healthy lifestyle. Why Walk in Nature Instead of the City? Although walking » » » [Read more]

John Paul Quisumbing, MD

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Diabetes, Goiter and thyroid diseases, Metabolic syndrome, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Obesity, Adrenal and pituitary disorders, Osteoporosis and other calcium related disorders. Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Local Board Accreditation: Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians Clinic Address & Schedule: Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital Room 516-517, Medical Arts Building Benigno S. Aquino Drive, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental 6100 Philippines Social Network: LinkedIn

Melchor Gonzalez, MD

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Dr. Melchor Gonzalez is expert in treating common adult diseases especially hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and infectious diseases like pneumonia, tuberculosis, & hiv/aids.

Roberto Mendiola Ingles, MD

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Kidney diseases and hypertension Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Nephrology Clinic Address & Schedule: Makati Medical Center Room 231, #2 Amorsolo Street, Legaspi Village, Makati City 1229 Philippines Phone: (02) 892 4198 Schedule: Mon: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Tue: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Wed: By appointment Thu: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Fri: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Sat: By appointment National Kidney And Transplant Institute East Ave., Diliman, Queson City Philippines Phone: (02) 650 3806

Arlene C. Crisostomo, MD, MSc, FPCP, FPSN

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I am a certified Internist-Nephrologist of 14 years with specialty in hypertension and diabetic kidney disease, and 10 years of leadership experience. I also have a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and I am a skilled speaker and facilitator. Furthermore I am highly proficient in scientific writing and have a five year experience in quality management.