5 STAGES OF KIDNEY FAILURE: CAN DIALYSIS SAVE MY LIFE?

So, this is it. After all you’ve done to try to keep from getting to this point, dito pa rin humantong. All the things you need to do to keep this from happening – lifestyle changes, regular trips to the doctor, kahit ‘yung mga pagkaing kinakain mo – you’re here now.  Kaibigan, may Kidney FailureContinue reading “5 STAGES OF KIDNEY FAILURE: CAN DIALYSIS SAVE MY LIFE?”

KIDNEY STONES IN A NUTSHELL: ARE YOU AT RISK?

You know that feeling when you’re going through the motions of your daily routine and then you feel a sudden rush of searing pain at your side and back, sa sobrang sakit, hindi ka makagalaw? What about that burning sensation kapag umiihi ka?  You do? Baka kailangan mo nang magpa-check sa doctor mo; baka sakitContinue reading “KIDNEY STONES IN A NUTSHELL: ARE YOU AT RISK?”

LIVING WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: EVERYTHING YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW

If you have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), there’s really no way for the damage dealt to your kidneys to be reversed, but there’s no need to be scared for your future because it is manageable. In fact, the sooner it becomes detected, the better. This is because kidney damage can lead to heart disease, andContinue reading “LIVING WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: EVERYTHING YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW”

Chronic Kidney Disease: Everything You Need to Know

Data presented by experts back in 2018 have shown that more and more Filipinos are being affected with kidney disease with the possibility of resulting in their deaths. In fact, an estimated increase of 10-12 percent per year was seen in the number of new patients undergoing dialysis at that time, with chronic kidney diseaseContinue reading “Chronic Kidney Disease: Everything You Need to Know”

10 Kinds of Food Not Suitable for Your Kidneys

Your kidneys are organs shaped like beans and perform a multitude of functions: they filter your blood, remove waste via urine, produce hormones, balance minerals, and maintain fluid balance. All it takes to upset this balance is one wrong move (emphasis: abuse), leading to kidney damage, with high-risk factors including heart problems and diabetes. Now,Continue reading “10 Kinds of Food Not Suitable for Your Kidneys”

Hemodialysis: Everything You Need to Know, and Then Some

The kidneys play a crucial role in filtering waste products from the blood. Not only does it allow the excretion of these wastes in the form of urine, it also regulates the fluid balance of the human body by adjusting the amount of urine excreted on a daily basis. On hot days, for example, asContinue reading “Hemodialysis: Everything You Need to Know, and Then Some”

The Easiest Way to Start Your Own Dialysis Center Business in the Philippines

The franchise model has had a long and celebrated history in the world of entrepreneurship due to its unique ability to create a classic win-win arrangement: a franchisee benefits from licensing an industry’s know-how and a brand’s overall operational how-to’s, putting any venture steps ahead of the next guy’s, allowing potential franchisees to grow aContinue reading “The Easiest Way to Start Your Own Dialysis Center Business in the Philippines”

Starting a Dialysis Center Business Post Lockdown: Capitalizing on a Healthcare Constant

Six months after what seemed to be a manageable coronavirus outbreak in December 2019, the global Covid-19 pandemic has truly made its weight felt in ways we couldn’t have previously imagined. For the first time in history, Manila, along with most major cities elsewhere, has been put under various levels of community quarantine for whatContinue reading “Starting a Dialysis Center Business Post Lockdown: Capitalizing on a Healthcare Constant”