Experiencing “Pamamanhid” or “Pangangalay” When Doing Simple, Everyday Tasks?

Have you ever experienced pamamanhid when doing simple, everyday tasks? It’s that feeling of tingling, numbness, and tiredness when you stand for a prolonged period of time, walk long distances, or when you grab items. Chances are, you might have thought nothing of it when you experienced it. Filipinos, as early as 35 years old, have experienced these symptoms.

A recent survey shows that 53% of those who reported these symptoms do not know that what they were experiencing could be early signs of nerve damage or neuropathy. They unknowingly carry on with their everyday tasks without thinking about the long-term irreversible effects of this condition. Even worse, they tend to self-medicate without proper diagnosis.

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5 Ways to Make Protein Shakes Taste 10 Times Better

Protein shakes are great if you’re trying to build muscle – or even if you want a nutritious snack that also keeps you hydrated between meals. They’ve become very popular in the last few years but some people absolutely hate them. When made badly, protein shakes have a horrible taste that often makes you gag. So, you’re about to see some suggestions that will drastically improve the taste of your protein shakes!

Use a blender

Firstly, use a blender to mix the shake up. Loads of people hate protein shakes because the powder doesn’t mix properly and you get little clumps. This is what makes you gag and puts you off them for life. With a blender, everything is blitzed up without a problem.

Add coffee

Coffee is an excellent flavor to add to your protein shakes. Why? Because it’s overpowering! If you have coffee in a recipe, you best believe it will be the dominant flavor. Make a cup of coffee using your normal coffee machine, then pour it into your shake mixture. Blend it all up and you’ve got yourself a tasty shake that perks you up in the morning. For this reason, it’s probably best you saved this idea for morning protein shakes. If you want to have one later in the day, you could use decaffeinated coffee or try a different idea instead. 

Add peanut butter

Speaking of powerful flavors, peanut butter is brilliant in protein shakes. Again, it overpowers almost every other flavor, so it cancels out the bad protein taste. Or, as you can see on steelsupplements.com, you could buy peanut butter flavored protein. This saves you from adding it to the mixture and can prevent it from getting too thick. Either way, peanut butter is a flavoring you need to add.

Add fruit

Again, fruit is a fantastic addition to protein shakes. Not only does it boost the nutritional value of the drink, but it also adds more flavor. Banana is a strong flavor to add, as is raspberry. Or, you could add a mixture of fruits to blend some flavors and really disguise the protein taste!

Serve it cold

Finally, you need to serve your protein shakes cold. There are a couple of ways you can do this. Firstly, make the shake and put it in the fridge for an hour or so. Then, take it out and drink a cold shake. Secondly, you can add ice to the shake – either while it’s blending or after. The choice is yours but cold protein shakes taste so much nicer than lukewarm ones. It’s the same as any drink really; it’s a lot easier to drink and more enjoyable when it’s cold. 


So, these five changes can improve your protein shakes by some distance. They will taste a lot nicer and be far easier for you to stomach. The key thing for me is getting a good blender. If your shakes are lumpy, no amount of additions will save them! Once the consistency is smooth, then you can start adding flavors to improve the taste.

5 Easy to Remember Ways to Make Sure You’re Hydrated

There’s no life without water. It’s as simple as that. Especially for those trying to live a healthy lifestyle, getting enough water can be the difference between a fine, healthy day and one that’s plagued by lethargy, headaches, and muscle soreness. Here, we’re going to look at how to ensure you’re not only getting enough hydration but quality water from quality sources.

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This Brand of Collagen Can Boost Your Skin Health and Your Immune System

Now that I’m in my 30s, it’s important for me to start taking care of my health. Yes, 31 is still young but I’ve noticed changes with my body already. In my teen years and twenties, I could go on a night out and easily attend to things in the morning. In my college years, I would go to a club and go straight to class. Now, I get grumpy and can’t function if I get less than six hours of sleep. Sometimes I need an entire day to recuperate if I am too tired or drunk from the night before.

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Knowing How to Deal with a UTI

The majority of us will experience UTI, or urinary tract infection, at some point or another in our lives. It is an infection that impacts any part of your urinary system – whether that’s your kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.

The vast majority of UTIs will affect the lower urinary system, namely your bladder or urethra. Generally speaking, women are at a greater risk of developing a UTI than men. This condition can be uncomfortable or even painful at times, and if the infection spreads to your kidneys, you could find yourself with a more serious medical situation on your hands. It’s important that you know how to identify a UTI, how to treat a UTI, and how to prevent UTIs in the future. Here’s everything you need to know!

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DIY: Here’s How to Make Your Own Face Mask

In times like these when COVID-19 is affecting all of us greatly in every way, it’s more important than ever to not only be safe from disease and healthy, but also to be resourceful and practical.

With the right tools and materials, it’s easy to make your own basic protective gear. Did you know that with some spare cloth, a printer, and a sewing machine, you can sew your own face mask? Now there’s no need to worry about disposable face masks—you can quickly craft your own for light everyday use, and supplies of surgical masks can go to health workers and frontliners who need them more.

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