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According to the Global Asthma Report, an estimated 300 million people worldwide are affected by asthma. In the Philippines, approximately 11 Million or 1 out 10 Filipinos are suffering from this debilitating disease. This incurable disease burdens patients with a sense of imprisonment and constant restraint preventing them to live their lives to the fullest. ALL ABOUT ASTHMA “Asthma is a recurring inflammatory disorder in the airways of breathing, which undergoes variable expiratory flow and reversible bronchoconstrictions. In people...

The food we eat may have toxins that can pose serious health risks particularly among our children who are most vulnerable.To provide for the increased demand for food, conventional commercial farming resort to artificial growth-promoting hormones and synthetic pest control substances such as pesticides and herbicides for faster production of crops, meat and dairy products. While adults have developed immune system to help fight these toxins, children are defenseless because of their immature organs and systems. “Several studies have...

More and more families today are being blown away by the pain of losing loved ones because of cancer. The word itself is dreaded and we can only pray that nobody we know is touched by this disease in their lifetime. But a brighter hope is out there, with a medical technology which is already helping hundreds of Filipinos, making treatments less painful, more affordable and with greater chances of recovery. Give some time to read these medical documentations provided by FUDA CANCER HOSPITAL representatives whom we’ve recently met...

In celebration of World Health Day last April 7, Safeguard started Health Watch, a lecture series aimed to equip Filipino moms with the information and the skills that they need to continue to keep their family healthy. For 50 years, Safeguard continues to be committed to promoting health and hygiene, making the brand synonymous with family germ protection. Consistent with this mission, Safeguard understands that mothers strive to keep their family healthy by staying updated on current healthcare issues. Every year, World Health Day is...

For most of us caring parents, we deem our child’s vaccines as very crucial to our child’s health. We invest our hard earned money to make sure that we follow the doctor’s advise and vaccine schedules. But along the way, we find that these vaccines are very expensive. Some parents may even delay or forego the vaccine shots because of their steep prices. But foregoing or delaying vaccines can be very dangerous. In fact, dangerous is already an understatement. Last March 19, mommies from Mommy Bloggers Philippines gathered...

Summer is here and everybody is on full vacation mode! But whether you are going to the beach, headed to an exciting overseas trip or just staying home for some bonding time with family and friends, remember that the scorching heat isn’t the only thing you should worry about. The rise in temperature brings with it a variety of diseases and exposes us and our kids to a lot of environmental triggers that can ruin our fun in the sun. GETTING TOUGH ON COUGH Summer break is always a great time to yank your kids away from their mobile phones,...

What can be better than spending the weekend with the whole family, enjoying the sun and being energetic all at the same time? All these are possible when you join Mommy Mundo’s 6th Mommy Milkshake Run!Mommy Mundo always promotes a healthy family life and finds different avenues to create unique activities and build lasting experiences with families. With this in mind, Mommy Mundo decided to bring back the Mommy Milkshake Run, now on it’s 6th year, this family fun run was first organized in 2007, and lasted uptil 2011. This year,...