How Beneficial is Breastfeeding?

MyDoctorFinder August 3, 2015

According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Philippines is considered as one of the 37 countries that fully implements the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes through its Milk Code. But, the current situation in the country is the opposite. [1] Did you know that in the Philippines, only 34% of infants u...

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What You Need to Know about Diabetes

MyDoctorFinder July 28, 2015

Diabetes is considered as one of the leading causes of deaths not just in the Philippines, but also in the world. Here enters the situation where if diabetes is considered as a contagious disease, the government would definitely declare our nation in the epidemic state. [3] But, what is the reason behind the rise of diabetes cases in the Philippine...

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MyDoctorFinder App is now Linked to Waze

MyDoctorFinder June 7, 2015

Wherever you will go, MyDoctorFinder is here to help and serve you in an instant! The MyDoctorFinder application is linked to Waze for an easier and convenient access for the locations of your healthcare providers! Come and check it out: http://goo.gl/xDaKTG ...

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How to Prevent Dengue Fever

MyDoctorFinder June 6, 2015

Everyone is prone from acquiring dengue. For now, the cure is still not found but luckily, experts are working on finding one. There are also no vaccines to prevent oneself from having dengue. The only protection you have is a basic knowledge of not getting bitten by the mosquito that carries the disease. Here are some tips on how to prevent dengue...

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Warning Signs of Dengue Fever

MyDoctorFinder June 4, 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF) is characterized by a fever that lasts from 2 to 7 days, with general signs and symptoms consistent with dengue fever. When the fever declines, warning signs may develop. This marks the beginning of a 24 to 48 hour period when the smallest blood vess...

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Dengue Cases in the Philippines

MyDoctorFinder June 2, 2015

According to the Department of Health-National Epidemiology Center, a total of 113, 485 dengue cases were reported in the Philippines only for the year 2014.[1] Most of these dengue cases are found in these certain regions: Region 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) acquired the highest reported dengue cases in the Philippine...

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World No Tobacco Day

MyDoctorFinder May 31, 2015

Celebrate World No Tobacco Day with MyDoctorFinder! Let this day be the first step of your Quit Smoking Plan! It’s better to be late than never. Support different #NoTobacco awareness caravans that will be held on your area today! ...

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How to Quit Smoking Cigarettes?

MyDoctorFinder May 29, 2015

Deciding to quit smoking (link to quit smoking) isn’t as easy as 1, 2, 3. There are triggers and cravings that may rise during the process. But remember that these cravings won’t last long as soon as you try to avoid it. It is better to prepare a quit smoking plan in advance so that you are prepared when the smoking triggers and cravi...

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Effects of Smoking on the Body

MyDoctorFinder May 27, 2015

Smoking is one of the biggest causes of deaths in the country. It is considered as one of the acts that can severely harm not just your physical attributes but also your organs. Some of these harmful effects are immediate while others will fire back after a couple of years of smoking. [1] The main health risks of smoking are stroke, heart dise...

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Smoking in the Philippines

MyDoctorFinder May 25, 2016

According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey [1] , 17.3 million Filipino adults starting from age 15 years old are current smokers. Out of the 17.3 million adults, 14.6 million adult males and 2.8 million adult females are smokers . Most of the time, Filipinos tend to entertain and buy branded manufactured and hand rolled cigarettes. And, if it is ...

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