Heart problems are a major issue in the Philippines, with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) being one of the leading causes of death and disability in the country. These diseases not only result in loss of life but also have a significant financial impact on society, leading to decreased productivity and increased healthcare costs. Some of the […]
Lung cancer is a disease that affects the lungs and can spread to other parts of the body. It is caused by the abnormal growth of cells in the lung tissue and is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. In the Philippines, lung cancer is a significant public health problem, as it is responsible […]
Telemedicine is a process that allows medical professionals to treat patients remotely, using telecommunication technologies such as video conferencing. It enables patients to receive medical care from their home, office, or other location. The advantages of telemedicine are many, but there are also some disadvantages. Advantages of Telemedicine Telemedicine is much less expensive than traveling […]
Intermittent fasting, a popular weight loss strategy, may have health benefits for the Asian population. A new study found that a 16-hour fast may be the most effective for improving overall health markers. The study, which was conducted on mice, found that those who fasted for 16 hours had lower levels of inflammation and improved […]
Telemedicine is the future of healthcare. In the past, it would have been impossible to imagine a world where people could have their own personal physicians at their fingertips, but that’s exactly what telemedicine offers today. With this new way of providing care, patients can receive treatment from remote locations and also reduce their time […]
While the pandemic has brought the importance of having a health insurance policy back in focus, the composition of the policy that the consumer wants now is quite evolved.
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Managing cardiovascular disease involves a combination of lifestyle changes, medical treatments, and continuous monitoring to prevent or slow down the progression of these conditions. The management strategy will depend on the specific type and severity of the disease, as well as individual patient factors, such as age, overall health, and risk factors. Lifestyle modifications include: […]
Cardiovascular diseases refer to a group of conditions that impact the heart and blood vessels, such as the coronary arteries, peripheral arteries, and veins. These diseases are a leading cause of death worldwide and result in more deaths annually than any other disease. Common types of cardiovascular diseases include coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, […]
Telemedicine has become an increasingly popular solution in addressing the healthcare needs of people in Asia. The utilization of technology in providing medical services remotely has brought a plethora of benefits to the region, particularly in rural and remote areas where access to healthcare is often limited. One of the most significant advantages of telemedicine […]