The Department of Health (DOH) earlier confirmed the local transmission of Omicron subvariant BA.2 or Stealth Omicron which has already been detected in the National Capital Region (NCR), Western Visayas and Puerto Princesa. Local transmission means that local cases have been detected which cannot be epidemiologically linked to cases with
Antioxidants are man-made or natural substances that may prevent or delay some types of cell damage. They are molecules that fight free radicals in the body. Free radicals are constantly being formed in the body and are linked to multiple illnesses, including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. The body has
Stress is often a part of life, something that many people have simply learned to tolerate. It isn’t technically a disease, though it can have a lasting effect on an individual’s mental health. Stress is a response and the body’s natural physical, mental, and emotional reactions to an external stressor.
Sleep is very important since it allows our brains to recharge and our bodies to rest for muscle repair and memory consolidation. Sleep deprivation or poor sleep can affect memory, judgment, and mood. Chronic sleep deprivation results in feelings of listlessness and other health problems like obesity and high blood
Poor or negative lifestyle choices such as smoking, overuse of alcohol, poor diet, stress, and lack of physical activity are factors that contribute to the development and progression of preventable diseases; like obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and other types of cancers. Making negative lifestyle choices can