How to Prevent Dengue Fever

MyDoctorFinder November 29, 2017

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 July 20, 2017

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 July 20, 2017

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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Stages of HIV/AIDS

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Stage 1: Primary Infection This stage is most commonly accompanied by flu-like symptoms. Such symptoms are high fever, headache, nausea, fatigue, and runny nose. Stage 2: Asymptomatic Illness This stage is like a bomb hiding from you. You will remain well for a couple of years. Most likely, you will be free from major symptoms and live a l...

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Statistics of Reported HIV/AIDS Cases in the Philippines

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

MyDoctorFinder wants to raise awareness regarding the statistics of the reported HIV/AIDS cases in the Philippines. Did you know that out of the 35 million reported cases of HIV/AIDS in the world, 16, 964 cases can be found in the Philippines. Out of the 16, 964 cases, 89% (15, 094) of it consists of men while 11% (1, 870) consists of women. ...

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Stress Warning Signs and Symptoms You Need to Watch Out

MyDoctorFinder May 14, 2016

Certain situations in life can cause you to feel anxious and eventually can lead to stress. That’s why MyDoctorFinder is reminding you to watch out for these Stress Warning Signs! In fact, it is important to identify these warning signs in order to struggle better against its. Stress can lead to serious health problems as heart disease, hai...

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