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  • Prostate cancer: often silently present
    • 29 May 2020
    • Health
      Cancer is unfortunately still one of the leading causes of death in the western world, accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018 of which 1.28 million were from prostate cancer. However, the slow growth rate of this type of cancer makes it in most cases a highly manageable illness. The diagnosis of […]
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • 18 May 2020
    • Health
      An increasing number of expats are suffering from STDs and this trend should clearly be alarming us. This is obviously resulting from careless sexual behavior and unprotected sex, but possibly also from myths or misconceptions about sexually transmitted diseases. Being an expat often means the opportunity of living life to the fullest, to be […]
  • Asthma: What is it, what causes it, and how to avoid exacerbations and triggers
    • 08 May 2020
    • Health
      Asthma is a chronic condition that causes narrowing, irritation and inflammation of the lung’s airways in the presence of certain triggers, such as allergens or pollution. This creates symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. Today, most of us know at least someone with asthma, and we may actually suffer from it […]
  • Tips on how to properly use and wear your medical mask
    • 05 May 2020
    • Coronavirus
    • Health
      In these times of coronavirus outbreak, wearing a mask is one of the most important hygienic recommendations to protect yourself and others from COVID19 contamination. This article provides useful best practices on medical masks usage.   Which masks should I use? There are several categories of masks to be used, which usually differ by […]
  • All you should know about telemedicine consultation
    • 21 April 2020
    • Coronavirus
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
    • News
      Telemedicine has become a bit of a buzzword with the Covid-19 outbreak. But it is true that, among the greatest health related innovations of the digital era, telemedicine consultation is undoubtedly one of the most successful. Although it has been available for a few years, the market is now finally mature enough, and no […]
  • With Diabetes, you do not have to stand alone
    • 06 April 2020
    • Health
      Diabetes is a condition where your body either does not produce enough insulin (type 1) or cannot use the insulin it produces (type 2). There is also gestational diabetes which occurs during the pregnancy. With over 463 million adults living with diabetes, chances are it affects you or someone you know. In 2019, diabetes […]
  • All about Hypertension
    • 30 March 2020
    • Health
      Hypertension is a serious medical condition that significantly increases the risk of heart, brain, kidney and other diseases. An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension. Hypertension is the major cause of premature death worldwide. One of the global targets is to reduce the prevalence of hypertension by 25% by 2025. (Source: www.who.int) It […]
  • Top 5 Benefits of Sport on our Health
    • 27 March 2020
    • Health
    • Lifestyle
      Specialists keep stressing the fact that sport directly improves our health. It influences our mental health, in addition to many other positive impacts it has on the human body. Physical exercise not only maintains the body shape, but also plays a major role in prevention against diseases, memory loss, cholesterol or diabetes. We are […]
  • Understanding Anxiety and Depression to Live Life to the Fullest
    • 23 March 2020
    • Health
    Anxiety is one of the most common mental disorder. It can be occasional, but it can also quickly become pathological if it gets chronic. In most cases, it occurs after a stressful situation or an unexpected event generating fear, stress and anxiety. Depression is a different disorder, but the symptoms may coincide with those of […]
  • COVID-19: You are in safe hands with Foyer Global Health
    • 19 March 2020
    • Coronavirus
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
    • Insurance
    In the context of the coronavirus outbreak, many people contacted us with questions related to how Foyer Global Health insurance plans are covering COVID-19 infection. We fully understand this is a major concern for most of you and here is a clear and official statement on it.   If you are already a client of […]