Category Health

Ways To Avoid or Ease Back Pain During Pregnancy

Seventy percent of women world wide experience back pain during pregnancy, especially in their third trimester. Pregnancy weight gain, muscle strains, hormonal changes, posture, center of gravity, stress and medical issues such as infection or osteoporosis are possible causes of

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9 Reasons Why a Woman’s Pee Smells Weird

Every woman tends to be extremely cautious and careful when it comes to all activities “down there.” Most times, we may not bother to notice the smell of the pee we pass out. It is scary when you go to

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7 Danger Signs In Pregnancy You Should Never Ignore

At any stage of your pregnancy, you will do well to watch out for any these danger signs. If you have observed any of these symptoms, consult your doctor immediately. 1. VAGINAL BLEEDING While vaginal bleeding in pregnancy might be considered

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10 Healthy Ways To Eat During Pregnancy

Ineh Olisah As soon as you find out you are pregnant, you are most likely to become more health conscious.. Questions like “what should I eat, what does the baby need to grow well” are most likely to pop. We bring

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A Few Things You Need To Know About Cervical Cancer

A minimum of 26 Nigerian women die daily as a result of cervical cancer, said a radiologist, Ifeoma Okoye, the Founder of Breast Without Spot, BWS Initiative, a non-governmental organisation. “We conducted a survey and discovered that cervical cancer is the

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Stress Makes Getting Pregnant Twice As Hard – Study

Many factors can contribute to preventing a woman from becoming pregnant and one of such is stress. A new study published online in the journal Human Reproduction, shows a link between stress and difficulty conceiving by measuring an enzyme found

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Medical Expert Warns Of The Dangers Of Shaving Pubic Hair

An Abuja-based medical expert, Dr Arikawe Adeolu, has warned of the dangers of completely shaving pubic hair, contrary to well acclaimed hygienic practice. He advised that it is safer to trim the hair rather than shaving it off completely as complete shaving

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Health Alert! Cancer-Causing Tomato Paste Infiltrates Nigerian Market

The House of Representatives has alerted the public on the alleged existence of cancer-causing tomato paste brands imported into the country. Vanguard reports that Abuja – apparently disturbed by reported importation of fake, substandard and cancer-causing tomato paste into the country

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7 Important Health Checks Every Woman Should Have

Feeling healthy right now? Don’t be too complacent as recent research shows that almost half of people in their late 30s are at increased risk of illness and poor health later in life as we put off making positive changes

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14 Tips On How To Prevent A Miscarriage

Webmd Most miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities in the fetus. Unfortunately, there is nothing that can be done to prevent miscarriages caused by genetic abnormalities. However, not all miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities. If you have had a

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Anaemia In Pregnancy: What You Need To Know (Part 1)

When you’re pregnant, you may develop anemia. When you have anemia, your blood doesn’t have enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to your tissues and to your baby. During pregnancy, your body produces more blood to support the

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Study: Fish Oil Helps Develop Strong Immunity In Babies

SYDNEY, April 7 (Xinhua) — An Australian study has found evidence that women taking fish oil capsules during pregnancy helps their babies develop strong immunity when they are born. The University of Western Australia research has determined supplementing polyunsaturated fatty

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Gestational or Pregnancy Diabetes: What You Need To Know

By Dr Andrew Orr Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy only. It is definitely on the increase, most likely due to our high carbohydrate diet and lack of proteins. Gestational Diabetes Symptoms Gestational diabetes usually has no obvious symptoms.

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‘Women Trying To Conceive Or In Early Pregnancy Should Not Drink Alcohol’ – New Guidelines Recommend

According to DailyMail, new guidelines by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) advise that women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy stay away from alcohol. Previous guidance stated that mothers-to-be should not drink more

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21 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

Trying for a baby? Being healthy before, during and after pregnancy involves so many different aspects of your life. So, Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE Pregnancy & Childbirth Expert has compiled a quick list to help you stay on the healthy side.

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Pregnancy Insomnia: 15 Tips On Sleeping Better

Pregnancy insomnia is thought to affect up at 78% of women at some point during the pregnancy. If you’re in that 78%, you probably know only too well how infuriating it is each time someone tells you to ‘get plenty

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3 Simple Lifestyle Habits For Better Health

Often times, simple things we don’t pay attention to have adverse effects on our overall health. Making necessary lifestyle adjustments can have remarkable impacts. Check out three lifestyle habits you should cultivate, starting from now: 1. Move Often. These days

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Young woman drops 38kg because doctor warned her weight could prevent pregnancy

Doctor’s warning that her weight could prevent her from becoming pregnant motivated this young woman to lose 38 kilograms in seven months. According to the Mirror UK; Siobhann O’Brien, 23, started her weight-loss campaign after doctors warned her weight could

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Mum loses first marriage and spends £30,000 just to have a baby. Says, “it’s worth it”

What would you sacrifice just to have a baby? Having a baby cost Louise Gilbert her £30,000 and her marriage but she says it’s worth it. The Mirror UK reports that after being told she would never be able to

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STATINS: Wonder drug that can prevent breast cancer may have been found

As scientists establish a link between high cholesterol and cancer, Statins, already taken by millions of people in the UK can potentially prevent breast cancer, as an on-going study suggests. Mail Online reports that the cholesterol-reducing drugs are already taken

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Kelly Rowland Takes Pregnancy Fitness Seriously

According to Mail Online, Kelly Rowland sure isn’t sitting on a couch eating ice cream during her pregnancy. After sharing a photo of her yoga practice last week, the former Destiny’s Child singer posted new  images of herself on Friday

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Maunchausen By Proxy: Possible Diagnosis For Woman Who Fed Son Salt

We brought you an earlier report about a woman who fed her son excessive salt, which killed him eventually. Was it intentional? Was the woman mentally alright? She faces possible diagnosis of a clinical condition called MAUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY. What

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Doting Mother Kills Her Toddler Feeding Him Salt

Woman feeds her son excessive salt which kills him eventually. Sources say she was a doting mum. Why did she do it then? Is she suffering from a rare psychiatric condition or is she just plain criminal minded? According to

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Saudi Arabian Employer Pours Hot Water Over Phillipino Housemaid

A Phillipino housemaid in Saudi Arabia, was asked by her employer’s mother to bring her some coffee. Delaying in granting her wish, the employer’s mother who’s  Saudi, poured boiling water over her. Continue reading…… According to The Independent; The 23-year-old

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HIV Positive Nurse Jailed For Intentionally Attempting To Infect A Child With The Virus

In Uganda, a nurse carrying the HIV virus has been jailed for knowingly trying to infect a child in her care, with the virus, via a needle. There are mixed feelings however, over her sentence as some people are of

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