It's that time of the year again. The flu and cold season is here and runs from July-December in the Philippines. Frequent and proper hand washing is one of the best ways to help avoid catching colds or the flu, in my opinion. Muscle aches, bone aches, backaches, a dry hacking cough, a low grade fever and loss of appetite are the symptoms that are making the rounds. In … [Read more...]
Rust Never Sleeps
One of my favorite singers, Neil Young, learned in the 1970s that he must constantly shift the artistic direction of his music to prevent becoming stagnant and rusting away. You and I also must keep moving forward to stay ahead of the continuous onslaught of time and age! Taking care of our bodies and remaining rust free is something some people have neglected earlier in their … [Read more...]
Doctor, Will I Make It?
The vast majority of those retiring to the Philippines are older and some are on regular medication due to health problems. It is not an issue to take lightly if you are already in this situation. For those who are younger and for those who are older but in excellent health, the question still burns. "If I have a serious illness in the Philippines or if I am involved in a … [Read more...]