Understanding Triple X and XYY Syndromes

Have you heard of triple X (XXX) syndrome? What about XYY syndrome? It’s easy to confuse these two because they’re so close in name, but they’re actually two separate genetic disorders. So, what is the difference between the two? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at these two conditions, their symptoms, how they […]

Dengue Fever: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Symptoms of Dengue Fever Symptoms usually occur between four to seven days after being bitten by the infected mosquito. High fever Vomiting Nausea Skin Rashes Loss of appetite Fatigue Severe Headache Painful joints and muscles Pain behin the eyes Causes Dengue fever is caused by any one of four types of dengue viruses spread by […]

Do you fall into #MalnutritionTraps?

The country has been facing the rise on the number of underweight and overweight Filipinos for more than 20 years. The World Health Organization (WHO) defined this phenomenon as the “Double Burden of Malnutrition” or the “prevalence of both undernutrition and overweight in the same community, nation, or region.” To address this problem, our government […]

Baby Colic, Causes and Treatment

Colic is known as prolonged and excessive crying or fussiness in a healthy baby. It usually starts when the baby is around 2 weeks old and normally stops by four months of age. It can be very frustrating for the parents too since the episodes occur during at night when everybody is tired and the […]

What You Need To Know About Vitamin D

There’s a lot more to Vitamin D than maintaining strong bones. Getting a sufficient amount of vitamin D is important because it helps regulate the immune system and neuromuscular system. Vitamin D has several important functions. Used for maintenance of healthy bones and teeth Keeps the VITAL ORGANS function healthily (including the heart, bones, muscles and brain) Facilitates normal immune system function Promotes […]