Tag: Wellness

Health: Holistic Medicine for Hypertension and Pain

by Philip Nino Tan-Gatue Holistic Medicine? A common buzzword among so-called non conventional or alternative medicine practitioners, and even among medical doctors, is holistic medicine. Skeptics may wonder, if this phrase is not just some sort of marketing gimmick to…

Health: Bakit ako tumataba?

by Dr. Willie T. Ong Image from http://gritbybrit.com/weighing-in-on-weighing-in-facts-about-stepping-on-the-scale-every-day/ Sa aking pakikipag-usap sa mga kaibigan, nalaman ko na marami ang may maling paniniwala tungkol sa dahilan ng pagtaba o pagiging overweight. Alamin po natin kung ano ang mga tunay na rason….

Health: Choose healthy sauces and seasonings

by Dr. Willie Ong Image from http://www.phillymag.com/be-well-philly/2013/03/05/15-healthy-sauces-dressings/ Do you like to add seasonings to your food? Do you have the urge to drown your chicken in a pool of gravy sauce or add spoonfuls of Thousand Island dressing to your…

Health: Does Acupuncture Hurt?

by Philip Nino Tan-Gatue Popping The Question The most common questions encountered by any acupuncturist are, in my experience: “Can acupuncture treat (fill in the blank)?” “How many sessions will I need?” and inevitably, “Does acupuncture hurt?” The Biggest Lie…

Health & Beauty: 5 Tips to pampering your feet

Who doesn’t crave a full-body massage, lalo na after a stressful day sa office? Pero merong ilan, gaya ni Cristy, na mas trip ang magpa-foot spa. Especially para sa mga kagaya niyang commuter na laging nakapila sa MRT. Isa pang…