Health & fitness

For ladies only! Go-To remedies for menstrual pain
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For ladies only! Go-To remedies for menstrual pain

October 23rd, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
 Some dread it, some know it and some are always thankful for it and the constant throbbing that comes with it. Every 3 out of four women experience pain during mensuration and 1 out of 10 experience severe pain.  Most times we...
#BreastCancerMonth: Everything you need to know about the number 1 killer cancer in women
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#BreastCancerMonth: Everything you need to know about the number 1 killer cancer in women

October 17th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
October is the Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is a global annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. The reason is not far-fetched going by...
Health hack: Easy ways to eliminate  or control bad breath
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Health hack: Easy ways to eliminate or control bad breath

October 8th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Bad breath is very embarrassing and many times we can do less about it.  It is caused by a group of anaerobic, sulphur-producing bacteria that grows under the surface of the tongue and often in the throat and tonsil area. These...
Hypertension: Causes, symptoms, management and treatment
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Hypertension: Causes, symptoms, management and treatment

October 5th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Hypertension, also known as High Blood Pressure, is a killer disease that can lead to several complications resulting in a stroke, increasing several heart conditions and possibly death. Blood pressure is the force released by...
Today in history: Alexander Fleming Discovers Penicillin
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Today in history: Alexander Fleming Discovers Penicillin

September 28th, 2018 | by Doye Alaba
Today, Friday, 28 September, the 271st day of 2018. There are 94 days left in the year. On September 28 1928, while working at his laboratory at St Mary’s Hospital, Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin by accident. He was...
Diabetes: Prevention and treatment
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Diabetes: Prevention and treatment

September 18th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Many people have a very high blood sugar level that is above normal, but not as high enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes (also known as Diabetes mellitus) is a chronic disease in which a person has high blood sugar...
5 foods that will help you lose belly fat without exercising
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5 foods that will help you lose belly fat without exercising

September 13th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Belly fat, also known as visceral fat, is more than an embarrassment that makes your clothes feel tight and the body look shapeless, well at least according to legend.  However, beyond body image and aesthetics, an excessive...
Depression: Causes, Signs and Treatment
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Depression: Causes, Signs and Treatment

September 11th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Feeling sad, feeling down, having a loss of interest or pleasure in daily activities – these are symptoms familiar to all of us. But if these feelings persist and affect your life consistently, it may be depression....
Asthma, symptoms and management
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Asthma, symptoms and management

September 5th, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
If you experience shortness of breath frequently, or you hear a whistle like sound in your chest when you breathe, you may have asthma—a chronic condition that causes inflammation and narrowing of the bronchial tubes, and the...
Obesity: Causes, Risks and Treatment
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Obesity: Causes, Risks and Treatment

August 22nd, 2018 | by wendy Joseph
Obesity is one a wide spread disease in that puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Obesity is simply having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or more. BMI is a calculation...