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Tigdas/Measles: Mga Sintomas, Pagkain at Lunas

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Pagkatapos ng Dengvaxia incident maraming magulang ang natakot na pabakunahan ang mga
anak ng mga free vacciantion ng inaalok ng mga Health Centers. Yung iba sa atin hindi na
pinabakunahan ang mga anak laban sa measles,tetanus, rubella at cervical cancer
(HPV).

Nito lang week dinala namin uli si Chelsea sa Pedia nya dahil sa pabalik-balik na
lagnat at ang napansin ko na rashes sa dindib at tyan nya. Sinabi sa amin ng doctor na
patuloy namin obserbahan si Chelsea dahil maaring mayroong Measles outbreak, sapagkat 3 na sa kanyang naging pasyente ng araw na iyon ay postive sa measles.

Nagdeclare ng measles outbreak ang DOH sa Zambonga City noong February 2018, 495 na kaso
sa Davao city starting from January-September 2108, at barangay sa taguig
noong March 2018.


Anu-ano nga ba ang sintomas ng tigdas (measles)? Mga kailangang gawin? Mga pagkain na 
pwede at bawal kainin.


2 uri ng tigdas o Measles

Tigdas
Tigdas Hangin


Sintomas:


Rashes o pamamantalDry coughLagnatSiponWalang gana kumainPagsusukaP…

Why Potatoes Are Good for Pregnant Moms

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Nutrition is very important for everyone, especially for soon-to-be moms. When I was pregnant, I was very conscious of my baby’s health and safety in my tummy. And I’m sure us parents agree that dietary and lifestyle choices have a great impact on the health of babies.



During pregnancy, you are not the only one who is eating, the baby in your tummy also eats with you. You need to consume enough vitamins and minerals to meet your daily dietary needs. And it goes without saying that you need to munch on healthy and nutritious food, not just anything you feel like eating.


When I was pregnant, I refrained from eating rice and replaced it with fruits and vegetables, eating hard boiled eggs and boiled potatoes really helped me out, too. Yes, potatoes!
My doctor told me that potatoes are rich in potassium. Would you believe it has more potassium than a banana?  Also, a medium size potato (5.2 oz) with skin on only has 110 calories. Combine that with some eggs and fruits and you got yourself…

#HealthierQC campaign aims to encourage healthier diet among youth

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Due to busy schedule and fast face environment sometimes we rely on ordering foods from the nearest fast food restaurant which some are really unhealthy stuff. Unhealthy habit such as eating junk food, drinking to much sodas and other salthy foods can be dangerous to our health especially to kids.



Last  Thursday, December 06, 2018 I was invited to witness the announcement of  Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista  about building a #healthierQC in a commitment to fight non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the leading cause of death in the world today.  It was held at FEU Diliman Quezon City.

This initiative is in collaboration with Partnership for Healthy Cities (PHC), a global network of cities led by Michael R. Bloomberg, a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Ambassador for NCDs and former Mayor of New York City.

Cancer, strokes, diabetes, heart disease and respiratory diseases are the leading cause of death in the Philippines
With the majority of the world’s population now living in ur…

PediaSure Abbott Introduces PediaSure® Plus #OhMyGrowth (OMG) Park to Provide Educational Experience on Children’s Growth and Development

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The PediaSure Plus #OhMyGrowth Park roadshow launches, running from November to December, starting with Festival Mall, Alabang


As a parent, I always want to give the best for my children. Giving them the best love and proper guidance that will ensure their growth and development. As a mom I  always want to know if my  children are getting the right nutrients that their body needs to stay healthy and active.

My daughter Chelsea was a picky eater maybe that's the reason why is was underweight. For 6 years old kid like her the ideal weight should be 19.9kls but she only weighs 17kls 3 months ago. Her pediatrician recommend to give her PediaSure Plus. Though i'm not really good with some medical terms, I really want to know more about my child nutrition needs.

 It was nice that I was one of the mommies invited to attend that launch of Abbott PediaSure #OhMyGrowth ( OMG ) Park  last Nov 17, 2018 held at Festival Mall Alabang.



The #OhMyGrowth ( OMG) Park is a fun and interactive pl…

Health Matters: Celebration of the Breast Cancer Awareness

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Inspiring stories and journey of breast cancer survivors at the Pink Ribbon Day At SM 
Yes, I'm a year older but this time instead going to a fancy restaurant, buying myself expensive things I decided to attend the Pink Ribbon Day at SM City North Edsa last October 2, in celebration of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Breast cancer is the second cause of death in female after lung cancer and it saddened me to know that Philippines tops the list of breast cancer incidences in Asia. One of every Filipinas are at risk of getting it in her lifetime.



The Pink Ribbon Day was organized by SM Care in partnership with the Philippines Breast Cancer Society and SM City North Edsa. This event was attended by  different Women's groups, media, doctors and advocates. This event aims to encourage every Filipino women to have their breast examined for early detection and prevention.


Zumba session with Ms. Regine Tolentino
I arrived just in time as the music started for the Zumba session and…

SunPIOLOGy turns TEN: Inspiring more people to live a healthier lives

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SunPIOLOGy on its 10th Year
Bike, Run, Play, Give Back to Live Healthier Lives 
Sun Life Financial is one of the leading finance company that helps people not only Filipinos to fulfill their dreams by supporting them in their financial journey.  Aside from helping their clients, health and wellness is also one of their key initiatives.



Sun Life Philippines aims to inspire more people to have a healthier lifestyle and secure future. Sun Life has Go Well cmmunity event, Health and Accident products and a great partnership such as SUNPIOLOGY.

SunPIOLOgy started from art auctions to obstacle course. It is a charity sporting event from Sun Life Philippines and it's ambassador Piolo Pascual, an actor, model, host, singer and a great father to his son Inigo.

This charity  sporting events raise funds for education, diabetes awareness and aims to help more Filipinos live a healthier lives.
Piolo Pascual and Sun Life Philippines  continues to touch lives with their partnership.



Now on its 10…

7 Health Risks Of Video Games And What You Can Do

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Love them or hate them, video games are a part of our lives. There’s a lot of conflicting
information on the effects of video games on health. Studies link it to eye strain, obesity, and even seizures. While neurological and psychological testing suggests that certain types of games can increase neuroplasticity, promote hand eye coordination, and even treat trauma.
However, too much of a good thing is almost always bad for you. Between your phone, your work computer, and electronics at home, there’s always a screen available, and that can take its toll. Kids and adolescents are uniquely susceptible to video game addiction, but if you’re finding yourself spending hours in front of a screen, there are a few things you should watch out for.



1. Eye Strain
Eye strain is an ongoing problem with our addiction to screens. It has even been given a name in the medical profession: Computer Vision Syndrome, or CVS. CVS is caused by the burden placed on our eyes from being in front of a screen too…

Nestokid, Supporting Your Kids to be Healthy and #Growhappy!

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As a parent, if asked of what makes us happy, we can simply and wholeheartedly answer that it would be our kids. We always want the best for them and what makes them happy also makes us happy.

But according to surveys, happiness is actually a powerful combination of a nurturing environment and proper nutrition. With this being said, here are some of the things that you need to remember to create a nurturing environment for your kids.


Playtime, game time

More on physical happiness and allowing them to be physically fit, it is important to allow our kids to have time to play and experience and create happy memories of their childhood, allowing them to experience biking, playing with friends and other activities will definitely help in developing their bones and muscles. joining them on their playtime will make it a more enjoyable moment for them.


Hugs and kisses from mommy and daddy

Growing from a loving and nurturing environment to #GrowHappy. at an early stage, we should also develop o…

Century Tuna Superbods Ageless the Final Call-Back

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After showcasing their stunning and hot bodies, the contestants for Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018 are now up for the final call back!

Aspirants from Davao, Cebu, and Metro Manila are set to once again show off their smarts, as well as healthy and fit bodies at the final call-back for this year’s hottest, most awaited Century Tuna Superbods Ageless 2018!

“The hunt for the next Century Tuna Superbods has always been a long and rigorous process,” says Greg Banzon, general manager of Century Pacific Food, Inc. “But this year, we know it will be even more challenging because of the introduction of the Ageless category. The judges will have to work harder, be even more discerning. The extra effort will not be wasted, however, because this year, more than any other Superbods year, we have attracted a record-breaking number of participants. That to me is the essence of the Superbods competition - to inspire more people, regardless of age, to work harder and become better versions of th…

Colon Cancer Symptoms, Detection and Treatments

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We may have heard a lot of things about Cancer, there are different types of it and one of them is Colorectal Cancer. As the month of March starts the world also celebrates Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, an awareness campaign to promote Colorectal Cancer (CRC) Screening. CRC, tagged as the third most common cancer among Filipinos, following breast and lung cancer here in the Philippines.

Almost all of these cancers start as abnormal growths in the lining of the colon and rectum called polyps. These polyps grow slowly and take around 10 years for some polyps to develop into cancer. Though not all polyps progress to cancer, the removal of these polyps reduces the risk of developing cancer. In addition, polyps and early cancer usually do not cause complaints, like rectal bleeding, constipation, and abdominal pain that are experienced by patients in later stages of cancer.

"The Colorectal Unit at The Medical City aims to be at the forefront in Filipinos achieving to beat colorect…

How sleep is key to living a better life

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Some people think SLEEP is a luxury that they can't afford but for me, it's a necessity. It affects my mood if I don't get the necessary hours of sleep or I'll end up crawling back to bed and won't be able to finish any work. I also noticed that I suffered from stomach problems, mood swing, and high blood pressure during the times that I only sleep 2-3 hrs at night.

When it comes to sleep, we always hear the range of seven to nine hours as the recommended average for adults.  According to figures, however, 60 percent of individuals never reach this goal due to different factors, a trend that can wreak havoc on health and overall lifestyle. One of the most commonly pointed factors affecting sleep is work-related stress. According to a study that highlights the direct effects of work on individuals, 33 percent of the participants identified lack of sleep as an effect of stress. This subject is what Uratex tackled during its recently concluded office tour that focused o…

Know How Women Can Take Control of their Health and Satisfaction

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Hi lovelies. How's your weekend?
 Today let's forget about food and travel since today we will be having some intimate talk, it's all   about us, all about our reproductive health and wellness.

Admit it or not but most of us women are embarrassed to talk about our reproductive, most of us even seldom visit our OB-GYNE. Aside from obtaining waxes for hygiene purposes, the concept of vaginal wellness has always taken backseat priority.
As a woman, we need to realize that we  need to find and make time for our well-being, especially their reproductive wellness.In this  blog post you'll now more how you as a woman can take control of your health and satisfaction.

As for  my mommy readers have you ever noticed anything different after you gave birth? Did you experience passive urination, dryness, itchiness in your private part?

Recently I  had the opportunity to attend an  Intimate talk with Dr. Annebelle D. Aherrera, an Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist, I considered …

Anytime Fitness Promotes Health and Wellness at the My Healthier Place Fitness Fest

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Anytime Fitness, the world's largest and fastest-growing fitness franchise, is 
celebrating health and wellness with an obstacle course, fabulous giveaways, and 
plenty of Zumba at the My Healthier Place Fitness Fest at the BGC Amphitheatre, 
Taguig.


The main goal of the said event is to show people how they can improve their 
lifestyle while having fun, I can say that the weather was perfect for the said 
the event, it was not too hot since it was a bit cloudy that day but it was just 
right for participants that joined the Fitness Bootcamp, in which they have 
initiated different routine exercises or cross fit that tested their patience, 
agility and stamina.



During his short talk, the  Anytime Fitness CEO Maurice Levine also showcased the people that achieved their fitness goals with the help of Anytime Fitness and its program, and how 
a member can access other gyms around the world with only a key, he also 
highlighted the determination of each individual to change for his/her own 
fitnes…

Festival Mall Supports the Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Pink October

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October, the month that adds another year to my life, most of my relatives are also born on this month. Every year, the calendar page is almost full on this month due to the events that I need to be reminded of, but one of the important thing that it represents is the Breast Cancer Awareness.

Breast Cancer is the 2nd cause of Death in most women.In the recent study, Philippines has the highest rate for Breast Cancer in Asian Country.
Its very alarming that 39.4 percent of the breast cancer patients were being diagnosed only at the late stages of illness.


As a woman, we need to be more aware of Breast Cancer by educating ourselves about the breast cancer Symptoms and the treatment for it.
October is the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is an annual health campaign by organization, charities, companies, and individual to increase awareness about Breast Cancer.

Festival Mall annually supports the Breast cancer Awareness campaign called Pink October.They help promote  an early diagnos…