Maternity Package at Asian Hospital

Maternity Package at Asian Hospital

I often get text messages inquiring about the Maternity/Delivery Packages in Asian Hospital. As of now, Asian Hospital has no Maternity Package. Our department is currently working on formulating a Maternity Package so that more patients can experience the happy occasion of giving birth to your precious baby at Asian Hospital. Below is a rough […]

Welcome to Filipina M.D.

Welcome to Filipina M.D.

Welcome to Filipina M.D.

About Doc D

About Doc D

I am a mother of three, part-time doctor, full-time wife and mother. I love to read, talk and write … which makes this page perfect for me. I can talk about the topics closest to my heart which are women’s health, parenting, and, truly, any new information that I can get my hands on.

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Recent Articles

What is the Best Prenatal Vitamin?

When a woman gets pregnant, there is a corresponding increase in nutritional requirements from total calories to protein and fat intake to vitamins. From a baseline of 2,000 calories a day, she needs additional 300 calories to sustain the growing baby inside. The total intake should be divided into protein 20%, fat 30% and carbohydrate 50%. […]

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What is the Right Feminine Wash?

Hi Doc, just want to ask if I’m using the right feminine wash.  I have been using lactacyd for more than 10 years now.  My friend told me she uses betadine if she has her period.  I have adenomyosis and experience heavy bleeding and sometimes clot during my menstruation.  Since I remembered what my friend […]

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Nutrition in Pregnancy: Before, During and After

A woman’s role as a responsible parent begins not only when the baby is born but 3-6 months before she tries to get pregnant. All the foods and supplements she will take in, eating habits and previous diseases can affect her baby’s health and performance in the future. I will try to discuss each supplement […]

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Is There Such a Thing as Menopause in Men?

Yes, Dads can have menopause too. We all know that at a certain age, most, if not all women, will go through menopause. In females, menopause is the time when they start to lose the female hormone called estrogen. What about in males? Don’t they ever experience a loss of male hormones or testosterone? Evidence […]

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Cheap and Healthy Father’s Day Gift Suggestions

Type “Father” on the computer and these string of words come out: leader, elder, patriarch, originator, initiator, creator, maker and author. We owe much to our fathers. They are the cornerstone and foundation of our families. They are the worker, gardener, security guard, handyman, driver and ATM of our homes. Without them, our families would […]

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Being A Full-time Mom Can Make You Sick

Choosing to be a mother is a noble choice. It’s a 24-7 job with no day-offs, no under time, no sick leaves.   Upon waking up in the morning, she prepares breakfast, the family’s baon, uniforms, school bag of the kids, office bag of the hubby, sends everyone on their way, cleans, washes, irons, cooks […]

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Have You Ever Heard of Anal Bleaching?

Let’s talk about bleaching: Anal bleaching Yup, you heard it right. Dark butts can turn snow-white too. Anal bleaching is not something new. It has been done by actresses and porn stars, well, ever since there was porn. For obvious reasons, the focus of these types of movies are always on the private parts. The […]

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Male Hormones: Can it turn a SHE to a HE?

Ellen, Aiza and Charize… these are names of women who prefer to be called men. The public has become used to the idea of gay men who look deceivingly like women. Some even look like models and beauty queens! Nowadays, there is an increasing number of females who want to do the exact opposite. These […]

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Napkin Allergy

Is there such a thing as being allergic to your monthly period? Yes. Some women complain of vaginal itchiness, rashes and redness of the vaginal area during the time of menstruation. The most logical explanation is not really an allergy to the menstrual blood but actually allergy to the sanitary napkin. Most commercially available sanitary […]

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Acupuncture May Help Improve Success Rate When Trying To Get Pregnant

Acupuncture Improves Success Rate in IVF Cases Acupuncture has been receiving some attention in modern medicine for quite sometime now. The National Institute of Health began to take notice of this Traditional Chinese Medical practice in 1997. And since then more and more people are availing of this non-invasive procedure to treat their problems from […]

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5 Overused Medical Treatments That Can Harm You

The National Summit on Overuse based in Chicago, Illinois, enumerated 5 overused treatments that can harm patient safety and quality. The goals of the summit were to reduce risks to patients, improve care and discourage waste of patient and hospital resources. Dr. Richard Hellman, vice chair of the Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement (PCPI) says, […]

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Why your love for rice is an addiction

There is a controversial new topic with regards to health. It is called food addiction. Research from the Boston Children’s Hospital in Massachusetts suggests that eating foods with simple carbohydrates like white rice, white bread and refined sugar increases hunger and stimulates parts of the brain to make you want to eat even more carbs. […]

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Plastic and Pregnancy

Sodium Hypochlorite, methylene chloride, naphthalene….purely toxic substances and environmental hazards known to cause kidney, liver and reproductive damage. Who would even think of touching these dangerous chemicals? You and I do. These are products found in our very own closets, sinks and garages. More than 83,000 chemicals are used in our homes and offices everyday. […]

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