Category General Health

Joyce Meyer Shares How Her Struggle With Breast Cancer Strengthened Her Trust In God

When facing a life threatening disease like cancer, one can be left feeling helpless and thinking “why me?”. Bestselling author and televangelist Joyce Meyer, has always been very vocal about her battle with breast cancer and how she survived it. One

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Woman Details Her Body Insecurities From Developing Breasts at 7

A Facebook user, Gloria Okhani, has taken to her page to write about her body insecurities and how life turned out for her after starting to ‘grow boobs’ at 7. Here’s what she wrote as she shared a photo when

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Rare Viral Disease ‘Monkeypox’ Strikes in Bayelsa | Doctor, 10 Others Quarantined

Residents of Bayelsa have been gripped by fear after the outbreak of a rare deadly viral disease known as monkeypox in the state. Punch reports that the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, confirmed the development. According to World

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10 Self Health Checks Every Woman Should Do (Part Two)

By Ndidi Adekunle Living, for today’s woman, is certainly made easier, albiet faster paced. When it comes to health matters, the information age is agog with how to’s and simple DIYs. For obvious reasons, good health remains a top priority

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For Mums: How To Get That Healthy Glowing Skin

Mark Wealth The fact that you’re torn between handling your motherly duties, wife commitments, business/career demands and your multi-tasking super powers are on full demand is exactly the same reason you can and should look your best every other day. 

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10 Tips on How To Prevent Your Boobs From Sagging (Part Two)

Mark Wealth A pair of sagging boobs is any woman’s nightmare and while sagging is inevitable for many women, you can take steps to prevent the girls from going down south too quickly. We’d all love to have perky breasts

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‘Cholesterol Crystals’ Are A Sure Sign A Heart Attack Could Be Imminent – Experts

A team of scientists and medical experts at Michigan State University have discovered a symptom that if found could be a sure sign that a heart attack is imminent. Led by Professor of Medicine Dr. George S. Abela, the team examined

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LASSA FEVER ALERT! Ogun State Confirms Outbreak, 66 People Quarantined

The Ogun State Government has confirmed the outbreak of the dreadful Lassa fever disease. It was gathered that a 20-year-old patient tested positive for the virus and has been moved to one of the isolation centres set up by the state government. Punch

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Health Checklist For Women In Their 30s, 40s And 50s (Part Two)

Mark Wealth Health is wealth, they say and so like wealth, we should take good care of it, never taking our foot of the pedal. Looking at it from another angle, the human body is not like wine that gets

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Health Checklist For Women In Their 30s, 40s And 50s (Part One)

Mark Wealth Health is wealth, they say and so like wealth, we should take good care of it, never taking our foot of the pedal. Looking at it from another angle, the human body is not like wine that gets

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7 Ways To Improve Your Child’s Memory (Part One)

Mark Wealth Children who perform best in school are children who are able to understand, retain and remember what they have learnt in class. Many children are able to understand what they have learnt while the brain is built to

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How Lassa Fever Killed Nursing Student in Anambra

A medical official has lost her life to the dreaded Lassa Fever disease in the South-eastern part of Nigeria while several others who came in touch with her are under surveillance. The Anambra State Government, on Monday, confirmed the news, urging

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Nanny To The Rescue: How to Get Your Restless Toddler Fall Asleep Fast

According to a new study, kids who don’t get enough sleep in their early years are more likely to have problems with attention, emotional control, and peer relationships. Find quick tips on how to get your restless toddler to settle

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Everyday Sex Improves Quality Of Sperm – Study

Couples who have spent any amount of time trying to conceive may find themselves surrounded by all sorts of rules, myths, theories, and crazy ideas about what it takes to get pregnant. According to one theory, too much sex can

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ALERT! Why No Malaria Case Is ‘Ordinary’- Experts Warn

The Director, Centre for Malaria Care, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Professor Olugbenga Mokuolu, reveals that malaria is a serious case or disease that can often be fatal; hence the need to refrain from describing it as “ordinary malaria.” He

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Stinking Breath? See What Causes It And How It Can Be Prevented

Not only can having a bad breath be humiliating for you, it is also socially unacceptable and offensive. According to the NHS, treatment for bad breath (halitosis) will depend on its cause. Find various causes of halitosis below…. Dry mouth

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10 Things Nobody Told You About A Man’s Discharge

Mark Wealth Sometimes it’s thick, sometimes it’s not. Sometimes it’s whitish or off-white and it contains cells that are responsible for making babies. But is that all? Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about a man’s discharge known as

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Hand Washing: 6 Steps Parents Should Practise to Get Rid of Bacteria

Maintaining proper hand hygiene contributes largely to keeping infections at bay, especially in young children whose immune system is still developing. However, a new study by researchers from the Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland reveals the usual practice of lathering

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LASSA FEVER: How To Protect Your Loved Ones From Contracting The Disease

According to WHO, Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness caused by Lassa virus, a member of the arenavirus family of viruses. Humans usually become infected with Lassa virus from exposure to urine or faeces of infected Mastomys rats.

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A Highlight of Sickle Anaemia as Beautiful Bintu Loses Battle Against Disease

Families have their lost loved ones to the sickle cell disease which can only be inherited through the genes from both parents. SCD is not contagious. Bintu Yashia, a sickle sell patient and a final year student of BASE University Abuja,

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Birth Control Methods: Mums Share On What Worked And What Didn’t Work For Them

For family planning purposes or in a bid to prevent unwanted pregnancies, there are variety of options provided (read here). Talking to your gynaecologist for professional advice comes top on our list but if you are still in doubt, see what

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Warning to Parents: Giving A Child Too Much Calpol Can Cause Asthma -Study

While Calpol is commonly used by most parents to treat fevers, a London based paediatrician warns that it could be dangerous to a child’s health. Yahoo reports; Professor Alastair Sutcliffe, a paediatrician at University College London, says that parents are

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5 Energy Boosting Tips For The Exhausted Mum

Motherhood is not an easy job and there are chances that you will be too tired to move a finger during crucial times. However, if you use some of the top energy boosters listed below you are sure to get

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6 Superfoods That Could Keep Fat At Bay

Frida Harju, a nutritionist at health and fitness app, Lifesum, has revealed six new super foods which promises to cut through fat faster, resulting in a leaner and more toned figure. They include coconut vinegar, cinnamon. kelp, tumeric milk. pomegranate juice and wormwood

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5 Remedies for V-Thrush (Candidiasis)

Vaginal thrush is one of those irritating afflictions that many women have to deal with from time to time. Also known as candidiasis, thrush is a yeast infection that can affect many parts of the body. Moist areas such as

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