The Power of Regular Facials — What You Need To Know

All of my friends know that I am a proponent of regular facials! Indeed, I encourage everyone to get them. I even recommend that my patients who are going through puberty or suffering from hormonal disorders like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) get regular facials. So, why do I love getting …

What is Fertility Diet? A Definitive Beginner’s Guide

One out of eight couples endures the agony of infertility, often in silence. This April, we are commemorating Infertility Awareness Month and I cannot think of a better time to encourage you to be proactive about your ‘fertility health’. This awareness campaign encourages people to increase dialogue about fertility issues …

Stop Comparing the Novel Coronavirus to the Flu!

In early March, United States of America President Donald Trump tweeted a statistic that stirred confusion amongst the public and it has caused lasting uproar amongst many media personnel, everyday people and within various health sectors. The tweet that generated almost 300,000 retweets was a comparison of the flu (influenza) …

Debunking Myths About COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has swept across the world at wildfire speed and has effectively crippled economies and changed daily life, as we know it. In conjunction with this rapidly spreading pandemic, we have been overwhelmed with the sudden flood of around the clock news updates, scientific studies, graphs and figures, …

Coronavirus: The Uproar, the Uncertainties, the Anxiety

As of April 6, 2020, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed cases officially reached a staggering total of 1,289,010 with a global death toll of 70,599. Reportedly, it has widely affected over a hundred countries and territories.  The United States, which was only second to Italy with the most number of cases, …

COVID-19 vs. CORONAVIRUS: Why there will not be a Coronavirus Peak on April 3rd?

As of this writing, there are 268,724, confirmed Coronavirus cases in the United States with 6,870 deaths and 11,993 people who have recovered.  With all these numbers, some people are thinking that we are going to reach our peak within a couple of weeks. In the Facebook Live video of …

COVID-19 vs. CORONAVIRUS: How likely am I to get infected with COVID-19?

During this pandemic, staying informed on the latest developments about COVID-19 is essential. This would help us protect and prepare ourselves at all times. Today, March 27, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) recorded 509,164 confirmed cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in over 2020 countries, areas or territories, and 23,335 confirmed deaths. From …

COVID-19 vs. CORONAVIRUS: Does everyone display symptoms when they get infected with Coronavirus?

As of March 26, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) recorded 416,686 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 18,589 confirmed deaths and 197 countries, areas and territories with cases. Does everyone display symptoms when they get infected with Coronavirus? Not everyone with the infection will display symptoms immediately or ever. COVID-19 takes about three …

COVID-19 vs. CORONAVIRUS: Are the people recovering from the disease actually building antibodies?

Coronavirus vs. COVID 19? Why are some people saying coronavirus and why are some using COVID-19? When does each term apply? Business-Standard recently reported that the novel coronavirus in the United States had already grown to over 13,000 cases. On one hand, the number of cases worldwide has caused an alarm …