Caring for Domestic Burns and Scalds

One of the most common domestic accidents that we should be conscious about are burns or scalds. Burning or scalding happens when our flesh gets direct contact with flame, hot object, hot liquid, hot steam, and even electricity or chemicals. Most domestic burns or scalds happen in the kitchen and are associated with cooking activities.…

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Understanding Child Depression

Irritable and angry, socially withdrawn, continuous sadness and hopelessness, extremely sensitive to rejection, suddenly has increased or decreased appetite, sleepless or sleeping excessively, having bouts of vocal outbursts, has low energy and fatigue – your usually cheerful child is suddenly showing distressing behavior. And, NO, he can’t be depressed. He is just a child after…

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Excessive Vitamin C Intake and Its Risks

About a year ago, I attended a seminar on benefits of food supplements and found out that the most common food supplement being offered today is vitamin C. According to the seminar, vitamin C is an essential part of our daily diet since it helps us fight infection, promotes healthy teeth, gums, and bones, keeps…

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I Got Your Back – Back Care to Avoid Back Aches

Next to headaches, back aches are probably the next most common ailment we encounter. This often occurs to people in the age range of 30 to 50 years old. Most back pains are caused by injuries or trauma to the back from heavy work around the house or lifting objects that are too heavy. Other…

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