Wellness

THRUSTS & TRENDS
Renato Jose C. Villanueva, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine & Pain Clinic Room 110, MJ Santos Hospital

WELLNESS as defined in web 
Health: a healthy state of well-being free from disease;
wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn 

Healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellness_(alternative_medicine) 

Health is the general condition of a person in all aspects. It is a level of functional and/or metabolic efficiency of an organism.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellness_(medicine)

www.definitionofwellness.com 
Wellness, as a state of health, is closely

associated with your lifestyle.  Wellness research shows that persons who take care of themselves and manage their lifestyles are healthier, more productive, have fewer absences from work, and make fewer demands for medical services.

www.definitionofwellness.com 
Lifestyle is the single most important factor

determining the pattern of general health, it is important that one be educated to "take charge" of your daily life and to set healthy lifestyle goals  The secret is NOT in medical care, but consistent SELF-CARE

www.definitionofwellness.com 
It is a proactive, preventive approach

designed to achieve optimum levels of health, social and emotional functioning  Wellness can also be defined as an active process through which you become aware of and make choices toward a more successful existence.

WELLNESS KEYWORDS
LIFESTYLE EDUCATED PROACTIVE

WELLNESS SECRETS 
MOVE or DIE  EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS  NO CURE for ORGAN FAILURE

NO CURE for ORGAN FAILURE 
HYPERTENSION / HEART DISEASE  DIABETES  GOUT / ARTHRITIS  LIVER CIRRHOSIS  BRONCHITIS / EMPHYSEMA 

STROKE

EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS 
BIG breakfast always

EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS 
BIG breakfast always 

Eat smaller meals every 3 hours

EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS 
BIG breakfast always  Eat smaller meals every 3 hours 

Go light on the last meal of the day

EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS 
BIG breakfast always  Eat smaller meals every 3 hours  Go light on the last meal of the day 

Never go hungry nor thirsty

UREA CYCLE

EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS 
BIG breakfast always  Eat smaller meals every 3 hours  Go light on the last meal of the day  Never go hungry nor thirsty 

No sweet nor sweetened drinks.

OBESITY DIABETES

Nutritional Guidelines For Filipinos 
Eat a variety of foods everyday.  Breast-feed infants exclusively from birth to

4-6 months and then, give appropriate foods while continuing breast-feeding.  Maintain children's normal growth through proper diet and monitor their growth regularly.  Consume fish, lean meat, poultry or dried beans.

Nutritional Guidelines For Filipinos 
Eat more vegetables, fruits and root crops  Eat foods cooked in edible/cooking oil daily.  Consume milk, milk products and other

calcium-rich foods such as small fish and dark green leafy vegetables everyday.  Use iodized salt, but avoid excessive intake of salty foods.

Nutritional Guidelines For Filipinos 
Eat clean and safe food.  For a healthy lifestyle and good nutrition,

exercise regularly, do not smoke and avoid drinking alcoholic beverages.

MOVE or DIE 
EXERCISE 30 minutes all days of the week  Keep on moving till it is almost difficult to

breathe & keep it up for 30 minutes  MUSCLES are difficult to please. Too much movement causes aches. Too little causes aches too.  Do not hurry. It is a lifelong work. 

Find joy and contentment in exercise.

PRE-COLONIAL MENTALITY 
PASMO  PANUHOT  BANHUD, BINHUD  UGAT  TUBIG  HANGIN

HERBALS 
NO APPROVED THERAPEUTIC CLAIMS  HINDI GAMOT AT HINDI DAPAT GAMITING

GAMOT SA ANUMANG SAKIT  FOOD SUPPLEMENTS

CRAZY CONTEXTS 
Proteins build muscle. Amino acids are simple

proteins. Amino acid builds muscle.  Squalene is vitamin A precursor. Fish oils have squalene. Fish oils have vitamin A  Glutathione is anti-oxidant. Anti-oxidants halt aging. Glutathione halts aging

CRAZY CLINICIANS 
VITAMIN B for pain control or nerve damage  VITAMINS for better health  INJECTED medicines work faster  MEDICINES do the job better  HOSPITAL ADMISSION will work wonders  MEDICAL MISSION with free medicine helps

CRAZY CLINICIANS 
ANTIBIOTICS for diarrhea.

PROBIOTICS for diarrhea. 
DISTILLED WATER as drinking water  ARTHRITIS is the name for all pains in the

extremities

EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICINE 
External insulin to control blood sugar  Antihypertensive to lower blood pressure  Statins to lower blood fats / lipids  Uricosurics to lower blood uric acid  Cessation of smoking  Ice for trauma, pain control, edema

KREB S CYCLE

VIT C

CoQ

Vit B

Vit B

Nonmaleficence 
Primum non nocere is a Latin phrase that

means "First, do no harm." The phrase is sometimes recorded as primum nil nocere.  Another way to state it is that "given an existing problem, it may be better to do nothing than to do something that risks causing more harm than good.  primum succurrere - "first, hasten to help."

WELLNESS KEYWORDS
LIFESTYLE EDUCATED PROACTIVE

WELLNESS SECRETS 
MOVE or DIE  EAT BREAKFAST & 5 more MEALS  NO CURE for ORGAN FAILURE

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