7 Health Benefits of Red Wine

MyDoctorFinder December 18, 2016

As the holidays approach, red wine must be present. Did you know that drinking red wine has its own benefits? Check out these 7 reasons why including red wine in your festivities is a good call. Lowers your cholesterol level Protects your heart – The antioxidants in red wine help keep blood vessels flexible and reduce the risk of unwa...

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7 Basic Disability Access Symbols

MyDoctorFinder November 27, 2016

The following access symbols may be used to promote accessibility for people with various disabilities. Accessibility The symbol is used to indicate an accessible entrance, bathroom or that a phone is lowered for wheelchair users. Information The symbol may be used on signage or on a floor plan to indicate the loc...

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7 Ways to Deal with HIV

MyDoctorFinder November 27, 2016

This World Aids Day, help a friend or loved one who has been diagnosed with HIV. Show them these coping mechanism tips that will surely prove that they can still live a normal life. Have a support system Communicating to your doctor and hanging out with your family members and friends will greatly help you release the anxiety and depr...

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What is COPD?

MyDoctorFinder November 23, 2016

COPD or popularly known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a type of lung disease which makes a person hard to breathe. COPD has two forms which are the Chronic Bronchitis and Emphysema. Chronic Bronchitis involves a long term cough with mucus while Emphysema involves damage to the lung over a period of time. What causes COPD? When a pe...

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End Violence against Women 2016

MyDoctorFinder November 23, 2016

The 18-day campaign to end violence against women (VAW) starts this November 25 and will end at December 12. This campaign will highlight several awareness-raising tactics about gender-based violence, strengthening local work and establishing a clear link between local and international work. The campaign’s objectives are the following: ...

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5 Ways to Identify Fake Medicine

MyDoctorFinder November 23, 2016

According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, counterfeit medicine also known as fake medicine may be contaminated or contain the wrong or no active ingredient. Sometimes, fake medicine may contain the right active ingredient, but at the wrong dose which may expose you to over or under dosage. Although Philippines Food and Drug Ad...

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World Toilet Day 2016

MyDoctorFinder November 13, 2016

This November 19, let us all acknowledge World Toilet Day. But first, what is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day is a day to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the global sanitation crisis – a topic often neglected and shrouded in taboos. Today, 2.4 billion people are struggling to stay well, keep their children alive and work th...

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6 Facts about Premature Babies

MyDoctorFinder November 17, 2016

Babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy are considered as premature babies. The following are some surprising facts about premature babies: Premature babies are born so small that they are weighed in grams rather than pounds. Majority of premature children will catch up in size within the first year. Incubators are standard treatmen...

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11 Symptoms of Mental Health Illness

MyDoctorFinder November 13, 2016

Suffering from stress and anxiety? Feeling down for these past few weeks? You might be experiencing the early symptoms of a mental illness. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions from depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and addictive behaviors. These conditions usually affects your mood, thi...

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World Diabetes Day 2016: Eyes on Diabetes

MyDoctorFinder November 13, 2016

In celebration of World Diabetes Day 2016, with its theme “Eyes on Diabetes”, the International Diabetes Federation would like to raise the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes treatment and treatment to reduce the risk of serious complications. Learn more about this condition through the following art...

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