Family Physicians main skill is to be able to carry out preventive health care. We use evidence-based medicine to focus on how to best prevent heart attacks, to find cancer early and to prevent infectious diseases through immunization. During the past 3 years many studies were developed - by economists mainly- about the cost- effect… Continue reading Health Prevention Advocate.
Having regular check ups, you can help practitioners establishing a baseline understanding of your health. On these encounters your physician collects some information about you so if there are problems later on, they can often refer to your medical history for clues about the diagnosis and a personalized management. This might save you a lot… Continue reading Doctors are not gossiping: Why your old Health History Matters now?
Prevention, in medicine like in life, will always be better than solving a problem and early detection is key for finding solutions or at least for taking actions to achieve proper control. These might be the main reasons to have routine planned health check ups, whether annual or within another interval. Many apparently healthy people… Continue reading Reasons to Still Have a Routine Periodical Medical Check Up.
The new Century have us all in a rush. Women, more starringly involved every day on social life, politics, family management or several duties, have still to undergo natural issues inherent to our gender such as maternity, our care at childbearing ages and menstrual period. Some of us have a really hard time during premenstrual… Continue reading A new light: Safe way of Taking Contraceptive Pills Continuously and Stop Monthly Periods.
As I frequently say, we should run away from everything that claims to be "fast", "simple" or "easy" regarding a healthy lifestyle; but relax, I am not selling you any magic scam-potion. It just sounds simple now because after engaging in a journey and having advanced a considerable distance, one start feeling like: -"hey, this… Continue reading Simple Answers: My Experience with Certain Kidney Problem and How I defeated it before it was too late.
Immunology 101 teaches us that our Immune System, despite of its innate tools, requires of the interaction with our environment and also interpersonal for learning, for recognizing, adapting, growing and strengthening itself. Old Researches have found that loneliness and social isolation can have a direct adverse effect on health, such as impaired immunity, depression, poor… Continue reading Short guide for self-protection against the effects of isolation and incorrect extreme hygiene.
The prolongued movement restrictions and the imposition of measures like quarantine, in addition to its psychological impact, might be showing physical repercussions by now if you haven't been wise enough to take special health preservation actions. A low sun exposure as a result of being isolated at home or of restricting your outside activities, may… Continue reading Extended Quarantine vs. Health: Low Sun Exposure and Vitamin D Deficiency
Our body is a well designed machine. Under normal circumstances we are prepared to defend ourselves from inside out, as we born with some of the needed tools even though those are not initially functional; we start developing those tools right after taking our first breath outside our mother’s wombs. We have a perfectly organized… Continue reading Guide for Boosting your Defenses naturally In the Current Adverse Times.
How hard following a healthy lifestyle could be? Are you able to accomplish at least one third of what for some people is a way of living? What about to try it now that you have plenty of time during this COVID-19 outbreak? Ok, knowing how many things could imply to beat a change like… Continue reading “The Healthy Lifestyle Day: a Rehearsal”
Vitamin D is essential not only for our bones and skin, but for our immune system; which we need properly functioning for protecting us against any attack of viruses like this SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19 disease. The movement restrictions should not be an excuse for us to forget about how important is to take natural sunlight… Continue reading “Sunlight Exposure: a Must Do During Quarantine”