The Sleeping Pill Effect: What Do They Truly Do to the Body?

Sleep is essential for one’s overall well-being —  it helps the body fight diseases, boost immunity, reduce stress, and recharge the mind. According to the Sleep Foundation, lack of sleep can impair brain function and affect a person’s mood and ability to concentrate and process information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also […]

Understanding Lupus: Causes, Diagnosis, and Management

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that affects millions of people worldwide, including Filipinos. Despite its prevalence, lupus remains a misunderstood and often misdiagnosed condition, leading to delays in treatment and increased morbidity and mortality.   The most common symptoms experienced by those with lupus include joint pain and stiffness, rashes, fatigue, and fever. Additionally, […]

What Are Dental Implants and When Should You Get Them?

Dental implants are an increasingly popular option for those who have lost one or more teeth. Unlike dentures or bridges which are removable, dental implants are a permanent solution that can look and function just like natural teeth.   Dental implant surgery is a complex procedure that requires careful consideration. Several factors should be considered, […]