Amazing Acai Berry!

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A friend who’s into networking business convince me to join their network in selling Acai Juice. She promised lucrative income considering that their products are organic and in- demand in the market. I heard about Acai Berry for a long time now but I have not really research how effective it is in treating diseases. Here’s what I found :

Acai juice has been said to have very high amounts of antioxidants, even more than cranberry, raspberry, blackberry, strawberry and blue berry. Studies in the University of Texas have found that drinking the juice daily can help prevent the development and spread of cancer cells.

Acai Berry, Sour Sop, Pomegranate. Just some of the incredibly wonderful creations in the world that can help us better our well being. Isn’t it great that Mother Nature has given us her blessings in the form of fruits to help us overcome this disease called cancer? These three fruits, although associated greatly with preventing or helping alleviate the suffering of cancer patients in the world, can also help in other more ways than one with our health. Every year, scientists discover something new in nature to make our lives easier. I’m sure you’ve heard of medicinal herbs discovered left and right, from different exotic forests in the world that help with other diseases.

Cancer can be a very expensive disease nowadays. It requires plenty of challenging and expensive treatments to be healed. However, there are many resources that people have found which can help lessen or totally diminish the price tag on your cancer treatment. There are a lot of alternative cancer treatments offered all over, all you have to do is to seek your doctor’s assistance and with the help of the power of Internet, you’ll eventually find your way to a cancer free life.


Amazing Details of our Body!

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While getting a physical health examination recently, I was amazed at the pieces of equipments used to check my eye, heart, blood and other parts of my body. I was impressed that someone had invented all those equipments to that could gather a lot of details about my current general health simply by looking at the result of the test.
Like for example at one blood sample, I was able to know a lot of test like my lipid profile, sugar count, uric acid, potassium,calcium, liver, white blood cells, red blood cells and many …many more!

It is remarkable that a person’s overall health can be measured by the result of the blood tests. I the remembered What care the Lord has taken to place these details in the bodies He has created! It immediately brings to my mind the words of David, the psalmist, who reveled in God’s creativity: “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well” (Ps. 139:14).


Otoscope and Otoscopy

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When my son was a little younger, we oftentimes sent him to the doctor .Every time he has colds, his ears are the ones affected. It’s good that we have a family friend who specialized in ear, nose and throat ( ENT), we saved a lot with the consultation, treatment and medicines.

Once a month , my son undergo otoscopy ( procedure of studying the ear and its functions in a patient ) that I became familiar with some medical instrument like welch allyn otoscope . Thank God, all is well with my son now. It must be the frequent swimming that triggered the pain in his ears. Thank you Dr. Jesus Jardin !


The Common Hurdles in Weight Loss

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Everyone is encouraged to pay close attention to one’s health. After all, a healthy mind and body is very important and a working individual certainly knows this. While it might be perfect to end a long and stressful day with a big burger and some fries, that may be an unhealthy choice. Gaining weight by having the wrong type of foods can lead to serious health problems so once you notice that those pants doesn’t fit anymore or you’re having difficulty in taking the stairs, then you might want to consider losing weight.

With obesity being one of the leading causes of heart attack and other fatal diseases, weight loss is your key towards a longer and more productive life. While shedding those unwanted pounds is not really a walk in the park, identifying the obstacles along the way can be a great help.

One of the hurdles comes during the Holidays. Who would want to miss out on the home cooked meals and baked goodies, right? This is why people often fail on their diet programs once the holiday season is here. No need to deprive you of all the good stuff: eat in moderation. Have small bites instead of eating a big portion.

Another hurdle comes from one’s personal view and dedication about weight loss. Do not procrastinate. Start your diet program today, not tomorrow or the next day. Having all these excuses will not bring your body any benefits so it’s better to get up and start losing weight.

Set small goals that you can achieve in less time. This way you can see progress that will keep you motivated. But also, don’t forget to set long term ones and keep your focus towards achieving them.

Sabrina is a freelance content writer. She is also a fitness and health enthusiast, currently working for  that aims to provide information about calorie counter.


Amazing Finding : My Early Menopausal

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Most people associates menopausal with older women , but it can occur in younger women as well. This is what I’ve learned yesterday when I visited my Internist, Dr. Ruby  Alcantara at Capitol University Medical City . My first consultation was last February when I felt abnormal heartbeat and night sweats a week after I was admitted due to hemorrhagic Dengue Fever. She suspected that there’s something wrong with my Thyroid, so in undergone another test. Thank God it was negative.

Yesterday, I went to see Dr. Alcantara again. I purposely went to her clinic without my husband so that I can pour out everything  I felt physically and emotionally. I told her about my panic attacks every time I had palpitations , my cold feet at nights, unexplained bloating and inflammation in my joints. I added I have inexplicable feeling of despair in moments I remember Typhoon Sendong . I poured out my heart and was able to shed some tears.

Right then and there she told me I am undergoing premature menopausal. What? But I am only 44? She explained that my menopausal was accelerated because of hormonal imbalance brought by my hysterectomy ( removal of uterus) 12 years ago . She instructed me to see a Psychiatrist to understand more the mystery of menopausal. Hmmm… is this really necessary? What do you think?