What is Psoriasis?

MyDoctorFinder October 19, 2016

This non-contagious, persistent and unpredictable skin disease is the enemy of many. Psoriasis is characterized by thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches. These scales typically occur on the knees, elbows, and scalp, which could also spread to the torso, palms, and soles of the feet. While the cause of psoriasis is still unknown, rese...

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10 Tips to Avoid Breakouts

MyDoctorFinder October 17, 2016

Keep your face clean. It’s important to wash your face twice a day to remove dirt, oil, and dead skin cells. Wash with warm water and a mild facial cleanser. Never scrub your face harshly using a washcloth, exfoliating glove or loofah. Rinse well then dry with a clean towel. Moisturize. Some products that you’re using might contain...

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9 Beauty Tips to Wake Up with Glowing Skin

MyDoctorFinder October 16, 2016

Ever wondered why some people wake up with glowing skin? Follow these simple steps to get that fresh look as you start your morning. GET AN EARLY START – Never forget to wash your face before going to bed. Waiting until you’re tired will just increase the chances of you forgetting it and blowing it off. You’re just allowing ...

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12 Foods to Ease your Anxiety

MyDoctorFinder October 10, 2016

A short trip to the nearest vending machine or convenience store would save you a lot of time especially when dealing with a ton of deadlines and a crammed-up calendar. No one has the time to think about healthy options. What we do not know is that there are foods that actually alleviates our daily stress. Here is a list of what to munch on when te...

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7 Health Conditions Postmenopausal Women may encounter

MyDoctorFinder October 10, 2016

Women usually experience hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and fatigue when entering the early stages of menopause. What women are not prepared for are the potential risky conditions that menopause brings. "Estrogen protects a number of systems in the body—the brain, the skin, the vagina, the bones, the heart," said Michelle W...

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6 health issues a woman must attend to at the age of 30

MyDoctorFinder October 4, 2016

When a woman reaches her 30s, she is most likely be at the peak of her life. As the saying goes, turning 30 marks the real beginning of adulthood. However, the issue that women in their 30s must attend to is their health. Dr. Debra DeJoseph, Medical Director of The Women’s Health Institute at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio said, &ldq...

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DOH launches Mental Health Hotline Numbers

MyDoctorFinder September 22, 2016

A 24/7 crisis support hotline for mental health problems such as depression and suicidal prevention is now possible for the Department of Health (DOH) partnered with the Natasha Goulborn Foundation to introduce mental health hotline numbers in the Philippines. The Natasha Goulborn Foundation is a non-profit organization in the Philippines dedica...

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4 Tips to Prevent Zika Virus

MyDoctorFinder September 22, 2016

As the Zika virus epidemic continues to spread across the globe, the Department of Health (DOH) never fails to announce immediate precautions to prevent acquiring the disease. Its effort to address the public to remember and use the "4S" against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. The acronym "4S" encompasses the f...

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Zika Virus Key Facts

MyDoctorFinder September 22, 2016

Despite the Department of Health’s (DOH) claim that Philippines remains to be Zika-free, there’s no harm in equipping oneself with the basic knowledge (warning signs/symptoms, prevention tips, diagnosis, treatment) about the Zika virus. Stated below are DOH’s key facts about the Zika virus. Zika virus infection is a mosquito-bo...

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Zika Virus: DOH confirms the 6th case in Philippines

MyDoctorFinder September 22, 2016

Last September 5, 2016, the Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the sixth (6th) Zika virus case in the Philippines. A 45-year-old woman from Iloilo City sought treatment in a health facility in Western Visayas after she experienced rashes. She had undergone a urine examination, which later on resulted positive for the Zika virus. However, t...

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