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Gaeten
8/28/2022 05:33 EST

How do you deal with the cost of health care. This is the one thing that puts me off when you consider its free in the UK.

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draks
8/29/2022 05:21 EST

I have spent about ?700,000,£10200 on hospital bills so far that's with philhealth.
Private insurance becomes expensive as you get older, and don't cover pre existing illnesses. I now need to return to hospital to have my kidney checked. It can get expensive here. I see so many grossly overweight foreigners here, I can see they are heading for trouble in the future. Regulate your eating, cut out sugar, have a low fat diet. Pork here is about 90% fat. So much sugar in food. Diabetes, heart problems, liver and kidney problems due to excessive alcohol and tobacco
I have met so many expats here that have developed a drinking problem, because it's cheap to drink, and cigarettes are cheap. Keep yourself as healthy as possible and your chances are good abuse alcohol or tobacco and you could end up with large medical bills.

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