StyleBible Preview

Tag: covid-19 general health

5 Shares

Here's How You Should Be Washing Your Fabric Face Masks

Get all the germs out right away!
Amid the enhanced community quarantine, individuals are now required to wear a face mask when heading out to buy essential items. This guideline was previously imposed by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases. While surgical masks and
6 Shares

Here's Exactly What Happens During a COVID-19 Test

Here's a step-by-step guide.
As positive COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the Philippines ever since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived on our shores (a.k.a. the arrival of an infected Chinese national in the Metro in January), there was public clamor for mass testing. It is believed
20 Shares

6 Practical Things You Can Do to Help Manage Your Anxiety

These small things can really make a big difference.
Uncertain times like this COVID-19 pandemic can pose a great threat to our mental health. While we're fortunate enough to be able to live comfortably and safely at the confines of our homes, we're not exempted from the torments of our stress
36 Shares

Social Distancing May Be Needed Until 2022, According to Study

It could be the new normal.
Life as we know it has been changed by the coronavirus pandemic. Though that may seem like an exaggeration, a new study says current practices—social distancing, specifically—need to last until 2022.Researchers at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health published the findings
25 Shares

3 Possible Reasons You've Been Sleeping Weird Since the Lockdown

A lot of people are experiencing the same thing.
For two weeks after the enhanced community quarantine was implemented, I wasn't sleeping properly. I tried to stick to my usual routine so my body clock wouldn't get messed up, but even that couldn't keep me from randomly waking up at night.
12 Shares

Are DIY Face Masks Effective Against COVID-19? Here's What Experts Think

Now that we are all required to wear face masks in public, it's important to know why you should wear them.
At the start of the month, the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease made wearing of face masks mandatory for anyone going outside during the enhanced community quarantine. But due to a shortage in personal protective equipment (PPEs),
11 Shares

Intermittent Fasting Isn't the Best Idea Right Now, Experts Say

If you haven't already picked up on that.
Many of us were still recovering from the Christmas season—in terms of working out and dieting, that is—when the coronavirus quarantine was announced. Yep, just like that, it's diet break season once again.If you're one of the better ones keeping the routine
24 Shares

Your Long Nails Might Be Putting You at Higher Risk of Getting COVID-19

It's time for a trim!
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed how the world functions. Governments had non-essential establishments closed and introduced curfew hours to control the spread of the disease. The World Health Organization also imposed that we observe "physical distancing" whenever we're out. Citizens around
2.1K Shares

Japan Suspends Visas Issued in the Philippines Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Starting this Saturday, previously issued single and multiple-entry Japanese visas will be invalidated.
The Japanese government on Friday has decided to invalidate visas issued in the Philippines prior to March 27, 2020. This visa suspension starts on Saturday, March 28, following the public health crisis posed by COVID-19. On their official Facebook page, the Philippine Embassy
9 Shares

Here Are Other Ways to Socialize While Observing Physical Distancing

For people who are in desperate need to socialize.
The World Health Organization does not want us to call it “social distancing.” Instead, it wants us to use the term “physical distancing,” emphasizing our need to stay connected with our family and friends.“It doesn't mean that socially we have to disconnect from
78 Shares

This Filipino Doctor's Viral Post Says "We Cannot Win the Battle in Hospitals"

"If you guys do not win the battle out on the streets, we can never win the battle in the hospitals," says Dr. Daniel Luchangco.
A number of hospitals around Metro Manila have already reached full capacity due to the influx of confirmed COVID-19 cases and patients under investigation. Health care workers are being stretched to the limit and beyond, with a number of them now COVID-19 patients
87 Shares

How to DIY a Face Shield That You Can Donate to COVID-19 Frontliners

You only need a few materials!
The skyrocket in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an unsettling fact: There is simply not enough supplies to provide for all our medical professionals. Luckily, there is a way to fight that shortage, and it
84 Shares

Here's How You Can Make Your Own Cloth Mask at Home

Don't have a mask yet?
Before anything else, we would like to remind you that a cloth mask is not enough to protect you from COVID-19. It can't be used as personal protective equipment (PPE), however, it is better than not wearing anything at all. The World
139 Shares

This Video Explains Exactly How Soap Kills the Coronavirus

And why you really need to wash your hands for 20 seconds.
You’ve probably heard it a million times at this point, but in case you needed another reminder: Washing your hands is one of the most effective way to kill and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. You literally just have to get
147 Shares

What It's Really Like to Get COVID-19, According to a Recovered Patient

"Although I'm better now, I would not wish this very uncomfortable illness on anyone."
In what seems like an endless stream of updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, we all find solace in hearing news of patient recoveries. Thing is, though we know that it's possible to recover, we don't often get a first-person account of what
105 Shares

6 Alternative Disinfectants to Rubbing Alcohol That Actually Work

And those that are...not so effective.
"My swimming pool has chlorine. Can I use swimming pool water as disinfectant?" These are just some of the desperate questions people are asking as grocery shelves run out of rubbing alcohol. The danger in these times lies in people turning to