DOH declares areas with high cases of leptospirosis

MyDoctorFinder July 5, 2018

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that affects humans and animals. It is caused by bacteria of the genus Leptospira. In humans, it can cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which may be mistaken for other diseases. Some infected persons, however, may have no symptoms at all. The following areas have been declared by the Department of Health...

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Five Things to Consider When You're Trying to Quit Smoking

MyDoctorFinder May 14, 2018

Thinking of saying goodbye to smoking? That’s great! However, you can’t quit smoking just with a snap of your fingers. It’s not going to be easy, but choosing to quit is a good first step. Here are some tips to help you on your journey. You must HAVE A PLAN You can’t just quit without having a plan especiall...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

MyDoctorFinder May 11, 2018

Did you know that every cell in our body is composed of water? In addition, water plays an important role in respiration and energy metabolism. In short, water is an integral element so our bodies can function properly. Below are some reasons on why you should step up your hydration game. You can save money Why buy a soda or pay...

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Five Changes that can happen to Your Body when You're on a Low-Carb Diet

MyDoctorFinder May 3, 2018

When we hear the word “carbs”, we usually associate it with “gaining weight”. But, did you know that carbs are vital for it provides our body the energy it needs to survive the day? To people who are dedicated to lose weight, they have the tendency to cut carbs on their diet plan. However, are you aware of what could happ...

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Six Things You Should Never Do to Your Private Area

MyDoctorFinder April 26, 2018

After a long and tiring day at work, we have the tendency to sleep immediately once we see our beds. This may lead to skipping a quick bath, which also means cleaning your lady part as thoroughly as possible. Such actions will eventually have consequences and it can cause one’s vagina to develop a smell, or it may also lead to serious prob...

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Five Ways to Know if Your Health Insurance Package is Not Working for You

MyDoctorFinder March 21, 2018

Most large companies in the Philippines provide health insurance for their employees. Depending on the size and budget of the company, some even provide health insurance for up to two dependents, free of charge. Because of this, many employees take health insurance for granted, and many companies wonder if it’s a benefit worth maintaining. Of...

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Four Reasons to Get a Prepaid Health Card

MyDoctorFinder February 6, 2018

Until recently, health insurance is deemed expensive and quite inaccessible. For most people, they only have health insurance because the company where they work at offered it to them as a benefit. Case in point, only four percent of the Philippines population have healthcare insurance. But as healthcare needs change, so did the healthcare indus...

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Three Reasons Why a Freelancer and a Prepaid Health Insurance is the Perfect Match

MyDoctorFinder January 23, 2018

This is it. You have decided to take that step into freelancing. It’s exhilarating, freeing, and fun. But it’s also difficult especially since there are just some things that freelancers d not have that regular employees can enjoy. One of those is affordable - sometimes free - access to healthcare via a company’s health insu...

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Four Essential Prenatal Vitamins and Sources for Pregnant Women

MyDoctorFinder January 15, 2018

It is very important for pregnant women to take vitamins and sources that will give them and the baby a healthy journey throughout their pregnancy. The following are the vitamins and sources wherein pregnant women may get the nutrients that they need. ...

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Five Things to Do Before Choosing a Health Plan

MyDoctorFinder November 24, 2017

We know that buying and choosing a healthcare plan is an important decision to make. So we came up with this quick guide to help you through the process and make sure you find the right health plan for you and your family. 1. Be honest about assessing your current health status You know that thing you do when you try to downplay the state of ...

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