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How Screen Time Is Affecting Our Health

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The problem with digital screens is that they emit blue light. Blue light can cause eye strain (prevalent in 91% of adults between the ages of 18-39), damage the retina, and lead to long-term vision problems like cataracts and macular degeneration. Screen time also causes difficulties with sleeping since blue light mimics daylight, which then reduces the amount of melatonin we release. More than 80% of adults use digital screens in the hour before they go to bed, which is problematic. Increased screen time is also linked to some other health conditions, from obesity to diabetes. A study of 50,000 » » » [Read more]

Marc Gregory Yu, MD

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Specialist in diabetes, lipid and cholesterol disorders, thyroid disorders, hypothalamic-pituitary and adrenal disorders, osteoporosis and bone mineral disorders, obesity, and other related hormonal disorders.

Jovie Joy Manuel, MD

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Endocrinology covers hormonal problems such as diabetes, thyroid, obesity, osteoporosis and other hormonal imbalances. Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Clinic Address & Schedule: Klinika Manuel JRM Building CA Samonte St., Brgy. 5A San Pedro, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte Philippines Contact us for appointment: +639204378849 or +6377-6771327 Social Network: LinkedIn

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

Suzette S. Labrador, MD

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Diabetes, goiter, osteoporosis, obesity and other weight problems Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Clinic Address & Schedule: Iloilo Mission Hospital Room 203 Medical Arts Bldg., Jaro, Iloilo City, Iloilo Philippines Healthlink Room 221 Healthlink Bldg., Mabini St., Iloilo City, Iloilo Philippines Triage Clinic and Laboratory Banate, Iloilo Philippines Social Network: LinkedIn

Jay S. Fonte, MD, FPCP, FPSEDM

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Diabetes, goiter, adrenal, pituitary, obesity and endocrine disorders specialist Specialty: Internal Medicine Subspecialty: Endocrinology Local Board Accreditation: Fellow, Philippine College of Physicians Fellow, Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Clinic Address & Schedule: University of Santo Tomas Hospital Room 422 Doctors’ Clinic Clinical Division Building A.H. Lacson St. Sampaloc, Manila Philippines Schedule: Mon: 11:00AM – 12:30PM Wed: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Fri: 1:00PM – 3:00PM ARDI Healthcare Services R. Jabson St. Malinao, Pasig City Philippines Schedule: Tue: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Thu: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Sat: 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Are You Overloading Your Feet?

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How Body Weight Can Affect Foot Pain Recent studies have shown that obesity leads to foot problems. As people get heavier and heavier, they are ruining their feet. Studies prove that foot and ankle problems are linked to an individual’s weight and body mass index (BMI). People who have higher BMI show a significant increase in foot and ankle problems. It is a fact that the weight does not even have to be significant to have an impact. One study found that a gain of only 10 pounds could trigger or exacerbate a foot problem. While problems vary from person » » » [Read more]

How to Reduce Your Belly Fat: Practical Tips

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We all want to be fit, slim and have the perfect physical form. And almost all of us dreamed about a beautiful trained body and incredibly amazing tummy area with defined abs. So if you still dream about this, but don’t have enough time, willpower or just not pretty sure in your powers, now it’s a high time for you to do the first step and let your dream come true. In this article, you will find 10 practical tips which will help you become fit and get rid of belly fat. 1. Determine your body type The first and » » » [Read more]

10 Tips To Improving Your Overall Health

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It is no mystery eating right and exercising have positive effects on our health. Many of us are perfectly aware of what we are supposed to do, and yet for the majority of the population we seem to keep falling short. As the diagnoses of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer are on the rise, it is time the culture takes a shift to a better way of life. Can what we eat reduce our risk for such diseases? There are certainly skeptics in the world that will tell you that you cannot avoid or cure diagnoses such » » » [Read more]