Today we have a guest article which was submitted by my friend, Luke! Thank you so much for your submission Luke. If any of you readers would like to submit an article for publication on LiP, please use our Article Submission Page! Hard to believe but my wonderful wife and I have lived in Northern […]
Health and Healthcare in the Philippines
Obviously, for any population that is aging, health and healthcare are a major concern.
I, myself, have experienced a number of health issues over my years of living in the Philippines. You can read about my journey on my other blog called 430 to Fit.
Many expats think that the healthcare available in the Philippines is substandard, but that is not my experience. If you take the time to look for the right hospitals (not always the most expensive hospitals) you can get excellent health care in the Philippines.
Read the archives below to learn more about health and healthcare in the Philippines.
Last June 26 I suffered a heart attack (also read an update here). I was in the hospital for about a week. Since that time, my doctor has been treating my heart condition with a combination of different medications. This includes very aggressive medicine to reduce my blood pressure to very low levels, a statin drug […]
This week I won’t respond to any comments as I’ll be in hospital for the finial surgery, and will not have any computer access. Well there is one in the room but they get angry if I mess with it. Here is a funny hospital story that I’ve held off on, In March, April and […]
The ninth August I’m at the Bay Pointe Hospital reading a book from my E-reader and enjoying my wait to see my Doctor. Refer to last week’s Article: LiP 08-06 (Hey Buddy, can you Spare a Stapler) BTW my next operation is a go on the 1st week of September. Deeply involved in the book, I […]
My weight is back to my normal 150 plus pounds, my blood work is all normal and my doctor still seems hesitant about my last operation that realigns my innards and severs my leash to the hospital. At first I thought that it was we got along so well that he would miss me and […]
As most readers know, I had a heart attack recently, June 26, 2016 to be precise. Since that time, I have been inundated with questions from friends and readers… they all want to know, “what does it cost if you have a heart attack in the Philippines?” While I certainly cannot give an exact number […]