General Health Care

Gynecomastia: Symptoms, Risk Factors and Prognosis

Gynecomastia is a medical condition in men that causes swelling of the breast tissues.  The immediate cause of gynecomastia is an imbalance of hormones in men, in which either too much or too little estrogen is produced; however, there is often an underlying issue in the body that can lead […]


Non-Pharmacological Pain Management For The Elderly

As people get older, they become more disposed to pain and chronic impairments. Oftentimes, elderly patients find that their healthcare professionals have a hard time managing their pain using a pharmacological approach. There are many barriers to effective pharmacological pain management which include opiate tolerance, abnormal pain manifestations and the […]

Blood Sugar Levels Under Control

How To Keep Your Blood Sugar Levels Under Control

A 2011 study, published in the Lancet, estimates that 347 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, a medical condition caused by raised blood sugar levels. The disease can have severe medical consequences such as heart diseases, kidney failure, nerve problems and in extreme cases, even blindness. Keep Your Blood Sugar […]

Touch Heals: The Real Benefits of Physiotherapy

I was in senior high school once when I accidentally slipped from a water puddle thawed from yesterday’s snow. Aside from the fact that the whole school saw me, I was subjected to a series of physical and medical examinations and a countless series of medications. And aside from another […]

How To Prepare Your Body For Winter

The word wintertime is usually synonymous with holidays, hot chocolate and family love. While it is the most wonderful time of the year, it can also be the most challenging. Consider yourself to be lucky if you happen to live in an area that stays consistent, temperature-wise, all year long. […]