Healthcare professionals flip to TikTok to share useful well being suggestions and recommendation
TikTok has proven to be a helpful learning resource and has recently become a hub for health professionals, doctors, and scientists to share vital information about health and wellbeing. Through their content, creators in these fields have helped make complicated medical and scientific information more accessible and understandable. The videos also help expose medical misinformation and better educate users of the app on various health topics.
Health tips and advice are now shared by experts using the hashtag #HealthTokPH. The hashtag, which has had a good impact on doctors on the app since its launch last February, now has over 435.2 million views from TikTok. A number of doctors and nurses on the app have even started consulting on TikTok’s Q&A feature.
Here is some examples of helpful content shared by health professionals using #HealthTokPH.
Flu vs Covid-19 symptoms
Doc Macoi explains in this video how flu symptoms and COVID-19 symptoms are the same and reminds readers to exercise caution if any of these symptoms occur. He also emphasizes that a COVID-positive diagnosis can only be achieved through appropriate testing.
Vaccination against COVID-19
Dr. Kilimanguru shares its firsthand experience of vaccinating against COVID-19 and answers pressing questions that many may have. He talks about brand selection, why he decided to have a vaccination, and also lists the side effects he’s experienced.
Learn about the most common symptoms of a stroke
In this video, docN explains the most common symptoms to look out for if you think you might have a stroke. She does this in a creative way that makes the information easier to understand and helps viewers become more receptive to the learning.
What causes eye twitching?
DR. Dom’s computer
Dr. Doms Dator creatively explains what causes eye twitching and what to do if you have this condition. He shares that eye twitching is usually harmless, but also says it’s important to see a doctor if symptoms persist and vision is impaired.
Blood pressure and high blood pressure
This video is all about blood pressure and how to tell if you are already hypertensive. The creator Krizzle Luna also gives helpful tips on how to prevent high blood pressure, such as: B. Coping with stress and exercising regularly.
In addition to promoting health-related content on the app, TikTok has also partnered with Konsulta MD for an informative LIVE aimed at women and mothers on May 9th, Mother’s Day. Konsulta MD is the largest telemedicine company in the Philippines, providing 24/7 access to high quality medical information through a team of licensed Filipino doctors. TikTok cares about women’s health and this was the main focus during LIVE along with breastfeeding tips from Konsulta’s doctors.
Micro-learning through TikTok makes education fun and the app has really grown into a platform for knowledge sharing. The one who knows is safeSo read more TikTok health and wellness tips and information today. Download the app to your iOS and Android Devices to get started.
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