Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism shows a study in 2012 that one in every 11 Filipino adults has goiter and around one in 12 adults suffer from some form of thyroid disorders. This means that thyroid disorder is very common, yet awareness of this disease is very low. The symptoms of thyroid disorders are often mistaken for other diseases, or worse, are ignored by patients with disease.
September marks the month-long commemoration of Alopecia Areata awareness worldwide. Alopecia areata is a condition when hair loss occur due to faults in the immune system attacking the hair follicles which results in partial or total loss of hair on the head and other parts of the body.
The popularity of online shopping has brought about an emergence of online stores that sell different items ranging from apparel to gadgets and almost anything you can purchase in a brick and mortar store. Many businessmen and women have become wealthy because of this and it doesn’t look like it’s gonna slow down in the immediate future albeit it will continue for a long time. It’s a good thing though because consumers have a lot of choices as to the types of items they’re going to buy and where they want to purchase them. (more…)