Six Ways to Prevent Avian Flu

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is not possible to prevent avian flu from spreading. A vaccine for the avian flu already exists, but it is not yet ready for widespread use.  But, we can help communities prepare for possible infections by taking precautions, thereby minimizing the spread of the different flu types. Ha...

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Signs and Symptoms of Avian Flu

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

You may have Avian Flu if you experience typical flu-like symptoms such as: Coughing, usually dry Hoarse voice High fever, over 38 degrees centigrade Blocked or runny nose Aching bones, joints, and muscles Bleeding from the nose Chest pain Cold sweats and chills Fatigue Headache Loss of appetite Sleeping difficulties U...

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What is Avian Flu?

MyDoctorFinder August 17, 2017

Avian Influenza (Flu) or Bird Flu refers to a group of infectious diseases caused by flu viruses that infect birds and make them ill. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. The first outbreak of Bird Flu happened in December 2003. Since then, over 700 ca...

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Sprains versus Strains: Part II

MyDoctorFinder August 2, 2017

In connection to the Sprains versus Strains article, it is important to know what causes such to prevent acquiring either a sprain or strain. Certain day-to-day situations make us more susceptible to sprains or strains, those may include lifting heaving objects, prolonged repetitive motion, sitting or standing in an awkward position, overexertin...

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Five Effective Ways to Eliminate Stress

MyDoctorFinder July 24, 2017

Stress is definitely unavoidable. We experience stress on a daily basis. Unfortunately, continuous events of stress are not good for our heart and body. Stress makes our heart rate and blood pressure rise. Also, stress increases one’s risks of diabetes and weakens one’s immune system. There are two types of stress; stress that will k...

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Five Types of Dances to Prevent Joint Pain

MyDoctorFinder July 24, 2017

Dancing has a huge range of physical and mental benefits. It increases our muscular strength, endurance, and motor fitness. It also makes our bones stronger and reduces risk of osteoporosis. According to a study, elders that took dance therapy classes were able to walk faster and experience less knee and hip pain. Dancing is not only for one&rsq...

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Sprains versus Strains

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Have you ever tried to identify the difference between a sprain and strain? Although “sprain” may sound like “strain”, these two still have some key distinctions. A sprain is an overextending or tearing of ligaments. Ligaments are the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints. The ankle ...

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Four Effects of Caffeine on a Woman’s Menstrual Cycle

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Can’t go a day without a sip of your favorite coffee? If yes, you should be aware on how your daily dose of caffeine affects your cycle. Severe dysmenorrhea is present during a woman’s menstrual cycle. It can affect and interfere with one’s daily activities. However, dysmenorrhea can be prevented by avoiding certain types of fo...

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7 Healthy Habits for the Rainy Season

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

Being healthy requires different healthy habits which include proper diet and active lifestyle.  But, how can a person stay healthy during the monsoon season? The rainy season in the Philippines usually occurs in the months of June to August. The rainy season has its perks like the chilly weather, wearing hoodies, staying at home, and enjoying...

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5 Health Benefits of Hard-Boiled Eggs

MyDoctorFinder July 20, 2017

If you are having a hard time thinking on what to eat for breakfast, you can always opt for a quick and healthy alternative; hard-boiled eggs. Eggs are full of nutrients; both the white and yolk contain proteins, vitamins, and minerals that our body needs. Still not convinced? Here are five facts you need to know about hard-boiled eggs. Go...

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