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December 28, 2019

5 Tips for Starting Your High Cholesterol Treatment

Finding out that you have high cholesterol levels can be nerve-racking. Your doctor will give you plenty of advice on how to manage it effectively, and it can be overwhelming. Depending on your cholesterol level and other pre-existing conditions that affect your heart health, your doctor will likely prescribe medications to control and reduce your […]

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December 10, 2019

A Guide to Interpret Your Cholesterol Level Numbers

Keeping your heart healthy means maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, which can lower your chances of developing heart diseases. It’s advised that everyone aged 20 or older undergo a lipid profile every four to six years1 to monitor cholesterol levels in the body. A lipid profile, also called a lipid panel2, is a blood test that […]

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November 20, 2019

Tips for Managing High Cholesterol the Right Way

5 Tips on Managing Cholesterol Having high cholesterol means you’re at greater risk for heart diseases. But don’t panic just yet — the good thing is, it’s a risk you can manage. You can lower your bad cholesterol (the LDL cholesterol) and may increase your good cholesterol (the HDL cholesterol) through a combination of medications […]

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November 8, 2019

Diagnosis and Treatment of High Cholesterol: What You Need to Know

Treatment of High Cholesterol High cholesterol is a critical health concern you shouldn’t ever ignore. It increases one’s risk for heart attack and stroke but typically doesn’t cause any symptoms. If you often eat fatty and fried foods, smoke, and don’t usually get enough physical activity, you should get yourself screened for high cholesterol. How […]

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October 23, 2019

5 Common Causes of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol, which goes hand-in-hand with increased risk of heart diseases and stroke, is probably one of the most concerning health problems anyone can encounter. Many different factors can contribute to alarming levels of cholesterol in the body. What are causes of high cholesterol? 1. Unhealthy eating habits Your diet largely affects the levels of […]

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October 10, 2019

Some Facts About Cholesterol You Should Be Aware Of

You’ve probably heard about all the horrors of having high levels of cholesterol. But do you really know how cholesterol functions, what it’s made of, and why it’s essential? Read on to know more about cholesterol. Facts About Cholesterol What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a type of lipid, a fatty substance that is processed in […]

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September 28, 2019

Seven Home Cleaning Tips to Help Reduce Asthma Attacks

If you have asthma, your immune system tends to overreact to the slightest amount of allergens around you. It could be dust, animal dander, molds, pollen, and other substances that are pretty harmless. When you encounter any of these triggers, your airways might immediately narrow and you may experience continuous coughing, both of which are […]

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September 10, 2019

Five Useful Tips On How To Care and Support a Loved One With Asthma

In the Philippines, asthma is one of the leading causes of hospitalizations. It’s a largely common respiratory illness. In 2002 local data confirms a prevalence rate of 26.7%1 of the national population. Given this number, it is most likely that you have have a relative, friend, or work colleague with asthma. That’s why it’s important […]

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August 25, 2019

Nine Effective Tips to Prevent Asthma Attacks

Asthma is considered a long-term condition that can be managed effectively with the help of your doctor. Here are nine effective tips to prevent asthma attacks and its symptoms from flaring up. Tips to Help Prevent Asthma Attacks 1. Know your triggers. One of the most common causes of asthma is exposure to airborne allergens, […]

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August 9, 2019

Understanding Asthma, Bronchitis, and How They’re Linked

Have you ever heard about asthmatic bronchitis? How are asthma and bronchitis linked to each other? Asthmatic bronchitis is one of those terms commonly used by doctors to describe a set of symptoms that occur in both asthma and bronchitis. To understand how asthma and bronchitis are linked, it’s important to understand both conditions separately. […]

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