We often hear the saying “Prevention is better than Cure” and we all know how accurate this saying is as some diseases are preventable by living a healthy lifestyle. In cases however where the disease is already present or is caused by unavoidable risks, all of us is left with one more option. SCREENING. Screening … Continue reading Advance Screening Increases Chances of Cure
A lot of people tend to only visit their doctors when they are experiencing discomfort or excruciating pain. For H&L’s patients alone, only 3% of all the patients we’ve booked for the past 3 years traveled for the purpose of having their health checked. This is a disappointing statistic especially since most diseases are usually … Continue reading Facts about Medical Checkup
Lucky numbers are not just for the lottery. It is also best suited for healthy living and a balanced well-being. Below are the “numbers” that you need to remember and play right. Here are important numbers that you need to look into and aim for: Having a belly fat can predispose a person to heart disease … Continue reading Healthy Heart: A Number Game
Cancer is one of the major causes of morbidity around the world and affects millions of people worldwide with an estimated 12.7 million new cases every year. According to WHO’s (World Health Organization) Statistics, as of 2015, 8.8 million people died from the said disease, almost 1 in 6 of all global deaths. In addition … Continue reading Cancer Awareness: A Global View
Eat well, live well! A line we often hear and read anywhere and everywhere and for a good reason; watching what we eat and drink is the first step towards achieving a strong and healthy body. However, despite knowing this, most of us still can’t resist indulging in sumptuous often sweet, fatty or salty food, … Continue reading Make Healthy Diet as your Lifetime Habit!
Hypertension has been notorious for being the “Silent Killer” for it can claim lives in no definite time because it has no signs and symptoms. Having an above normal blood pressure is not a good sign because it increases the probability of having heart-related complications in the future. Heart Attack and … Continue reading Myths about Hypertension: Do you think your Hypertensive?
Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, and the seventh overall, with an estimated 528,000 new cases in 2012 worldwide. It ranks as 2nd leading cause of female cancer in the Philippines next to breast cancer. It is the 2nd most common female cancer in women aged 15 to 44 years old … Continue reading What women need to know about Cervical Cancer
In November 21, 2008, by virtue of the power vested on Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the President of the Republic of the Philippines signed and declared that the Fourth week of April every year as “Head and Neck Consciousness Week”, through Proclamation No. 1676 series of 2008. This celebration is through the efforts and initiatives of … Continue reading Head and Neck Problems? Let’s see what might be your problem.
We are now in the age where women’s responsibilities have doubled up and their role in the society has diversified. Women often balance their careers, social and family life, leaving them with lesser to almost no time for themselves. Pressure comes from everywhere and stress and unhealthy lifestyle put women at risk of developing female-specific … Continue reading Women’s health packages address the demand for the need to take care of one’s self
In 2015, the Philippines was ranked eighth among the top medical tourism destinations in the world, ahead of countries such as Japan and France, according to a list compiled by the International Healthcare Research Center and the Medical Tourism Association (MTA), a global non-profit association for medical tourism and international patient industry which represents healthcare … Continue reading Philippines 8th in world as ‘Medical Tourism Destination’