Tag Archives: Health

What is tuob?

What is tuob or steam inhalation therapy? Tuob is an age-old technique where people cover their heads with a tower over a pan filled with hot water. Inhaling hot steam for several minutes. Fact: Moisturises dry, irritated nasal and throat passages making them more comfortable. Myths: It is not a cure for COVID. It can not kill the… Read More »

Special Nutrients need for older adults

  As we get older, our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become more important for good health. Here are some examples of nutrient needs: 1. Calcium and Vitamin D Older adults need these nutrients to help maintain bone health. Have servings of calcium-rich food and beverages. This includes cereals, fruit juices, dark leafy vegetables, and milk.… Read More »

PGH HICU Alert

  PGH HICU Alert – released May 30, 2020. There has been a sudden surged of COVID infections from results in the last 2 days: 19 HCWs are now COVID (+). Most experienced very mild symptoms. Except for one with a lingering cough, all 18 were asymptomatic at the time they received their test results. Four never had… Read More »

Health Benefits of Bamboo Leaves

  DOST-FPRDI (Forest Products Research and Development Institute) study shows promising health benefits of bamboo leaves. This will hopefully make bamboo leaves more popular in the Philippines. The research project of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), completed by the team of Ms.Mariluz SP. Dionglay, shows that leaves of the bamboo species “kauayan-tinik” (Bambusa blumeana J.A. &… Read More »

Heat Stroke Philippines

  There is extreme heat these days. How can you handle a person hit by a heat stroke? Philippine Health Advisory suggest you do the following: Have victim drink fluids Have victim lie down Elevate feet Apply cold compresses Use a fan to lower temperature Bring the patient to the nearest health facility for further management. Source: Philippine… Read More »