According to survey and study, these are the most common and deadly diseases that Filipino have. We must protect our health and always having a check up to avoid this diseases. Always remember prevention is better than cure.
Our trend for this year 2010 to 2020 is about Health and Wellness, as we all knew there are different deadly diseases that are spreading out in our country. There are new medicines discovered for prevention and to cure some of this diseases but some are not curable. The most important and effective way to avoid this deadly diseases, always promote good health habits and always visit the doctor for check up.
This are the top 5 deadly diseases in Philippines:
1. Cancer - . It is characterized by out of control cell growth in our body, there are different type of cancers and they are classified according to type of cell that are affected.In Philippines with the total of 86 million population, 70,000 of people die each year because of cancer and 100,000 new cases will be diagnosed.
2. Diabetes – Classed as metabolism disorder, metabolism refers to our bodies on how to used digested food for energy and growth.A person with diabetes having quantity of glucose in the blood is too elevated its because the body has no longer insulin to produce or not producing enough insulin. In Philippines with the total 86 million population there are 5 million having diabetes. Before mostly adults having this kind of diseases but now teens are also having type 2 diabetes.
3. Osteoarthritis – This is the condition in which the bones are fragile and brittle, causing it to high risk of fractures compare to normal bones. It occurs when our bones loses minerals such as calcium that strengthen our bones formation. Most woman having osteoporosis compare to man, because women are releasing calcium every month through menstrual period. They must replace lose calcium by drinking calcium content drinks. Most Filipino women having this kind of disease especially at age of 60 and above.4. Liver Cirrhosis – It is refers to severe scarring of the liver, it is develops when the liver is subjected to chronic or repeated injuries. Too much drink of alcohol that can cause liver injuries,using of drugs is one of the causes of cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is not a contagious, but some of its causes are viral hepatitis. More than 8 million Filipinos having this kind of disease.
5. Cardiovascular – It is develops when a substance called plaque build up in the walls of arteries that making the blood harder to flow through or either can stop the flow of the blood and can cause heart attack or stroke. In Philippines our of 86 million total of population there are 20 million total of people who are having cardiovascular diseases.