Category Archives: Wellness Features

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Make Your Home A Happier Sanctuary

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 | Written by
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Our home is our sanctuary. It is where we can be our truest selves. It is where we recharge and escape to after work. In order for our homes to make us feel not only secure but happy and serene, the atmosphere should be comfortable and relaxing. Our personal environment affects our well-being –- cluttered surroundings can stress us out,…Read More »

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Clean, Strong and Healthy: Yes, I’m Talking About Your Lungs

Friday, 23 October 2015 | Written by
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We work out to improve our muscles, to keep our bones strong, to keep our minds sharp. But how conscious are we in taking care of our lungs? Air that comes into body through our lungs contains oxygen and other gases. In our lungs, oxygen moves into the blood and is carried through the body. Lungs are important to our…Read More »

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[Wear that Pink Ribbon] Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sunday, 18 October 2015 | Written by
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and aside from wearing a pink ribbon, here are some of the things you need to know about the most common female invasive cancer in the world. Basic overview: What do you need to know? Developed from breast cells, breast cancer occurs when a malignant tumor forms in the breast’s lobules or from the…Read More »

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Battling the Geriatric Syndrome

Friday, 2 October 2015 | Written by
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Imagine this. You love your work. Time flew so fast and before you know it, it is time to retire for good. After 20, 30 or more years of running the rat race, suddenly your life changes in an instant. You no longer need to get up early, prepare for breakfast and then rush to work. You no longer have…Read More »

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[When the room spins] Vertigo

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 | Written by
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When you feel the world around you is literally spinning, you may want to consult your doctor immediately. Vertigo, a subjective sensation that makes you lose balance and experience an illusion of motion, is probably the main cause of your dizziness and nausea. “There are different causes, but recurrent, sudden episodes are usually linked to the movement of tiny calcium…Read More »

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Osteoporosis: Everything You Need to Know

Sunday, 27 September 2015 | Written by
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Sticks and stones may break your bones, and in the case of osteoporosis, they most certainly can. This silent medical condition makes bones weak and fragile without us even noticing, and it’s only until after a terrible fall do we realize the error of neglecting the health of our bones. While osteoporosis bone loss can occur over many years, the…Read More »

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How to Have a Yogic Holiday Season

Saturday, 26 September 2015 | Written by
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What does it mean to have a yogic holiday season? Ca yoga truly be applied and practiced even during the Christmas season? The start of the Ber months means excitement and merrymaking, but the beginning of the holiday season also inevitably brings stress and jam-packed schedules booked until the end of the year. It’s always a challenge for any individual…Read More »

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[Traffic Kills] Health risks caused by traffic

Friday, 25 September 2015 | Written by
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  EDSA traffic is just so bad, sometimes you wish teleportation is real. The traffic congestion in Metro Manila has worsened in the past few months. What used to be 30 to 45 minutes of travel may now be over an hour of grueling daily sacrifice. Aside from the increasing number or motor vehicles on the road, a report presented by…Read More »

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[Holiday Diet Ideas] Last Quarter Push to Battle the Bulge

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 | Written by
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The holidays are full of feasts, hearty dinners, and sweet desserts. Add seasonal stress and the inherent sense of laziness that comes with long vacations, and you have a great recipe for holiday weight gain. If you feel me, repeat after me: NOT THIS YEAR! Below are some strategies and motivational techniques to make fitness part of the celebration, Quezo…Read More »

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