Now that it has been declared as a pandemic, COVID-19 is causing a fuss in various aspects of daily life. You see aisles in grocery stores becoming empty because hoarders are out to grab hand sanitizers and bathroom tissues that will supply them for at least three months. Companies are implementing mandatory work from home… Continue reading Has COVID-19 been affecting you and your life lately?
As of the writing, my daughter is now 18 months old, and I have already discovered five foods that she is allergic to: egg, peanut, sesame seeds, green peas and fish. The first time Kara, my daughter, had an allergic reaction was when I introduced a scrambled egg to her one morning for breakfast. She… Continue reading When to give an EpiPen to your child: Taking out the guesswork in a life-threatening situation.
Recently, my 17-month old daughter had her first episode of seizure. It occurred on the 3rd day of her viral gastroenteritis infection. Since it is common in children to have a seizure, whether it is due to fever or any other causes, parents should be aware of what it looks like. Aside from that, I… Continue reading Seizures in Children: The Checklist You Need to Be Prepared
Cold season is more than just saying hello to dry skin and chapped lips. The low-temperature weather and low humidity level cause an uncomfortable feeling of dryness all over the body and aggravation of skin disorders. Dry Skin Dry skin can occur only during winter or it can extend to other seasons of the year.… Continue reading Home Remedies for Dry Skin During Winter
August 2019 was a huge turning point for me and my family. A lot of things happened that forced us to change our normal routines and structures. Our regular daily battles were changed in a span of one month. Luckily, a three week vacation was available at the start of the month and it really… Continue reading The War Against Myself
One of the money-grubbing items are the insurances being offered left and right. There are a number of insurance providers here in Canada but my discussion here will not be about which are the best ones. Instead I will be talking about which type of insurances are necessary when you start living on your own… Continue reading Cost of Living in Canada: What Insurances to Get
Ever since I left school, the complexity of my life suddenly blew up by a factor of 10. I found myself going through a complete chaotic system of never-ending to-do’s and problems-to-be-solved. Most of my problems are not that hard, but the sheer volume of it is just something else. I always manage to procrastinate… Continue reading Tried and Tested Solutions for Self-Improvement
After reading The Medical Bill, I thought about when was the last time I paid for a medical bill? And then a flashback of my daughter's experience came to me. Kara, my sweet daughter, was 3 month-old when she was diagnosed to have Eczematous Dermatitis and possible Ichthyosis during the first consultation with her Pediatrician… Continue reading The Wonders of Ontario Health Insurance Plan and OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare
Head injury (other names: head trauma, traumatic brain injury) is any trauma to the brain from an external mechanical force. It can lead to either permanent or temporary impairment of cognitive, physical or psychosocial functions of the brain. What are the examples of head injury, you ask? A blow to the head, face or neck… Continue reading 11 Signs of Head Injury Needed To Watch Out For – What Doctors Will Tell You To Do So
It is not uncommon to hear clicking sounds when you move your jaw, according to my dentist. The problem lies if this clicking sound is associated with other symptoms, such as facial pain, headache, difficulty in chewing and locking of joint wherein you can experience resistance in opening or closing the mouth. When you notice… Continue reading 5 Tips to Relieve Sudden Jaw Pain Caused by TMJ Dysfunction