Category Women’s Health

“I have been battling fibroid for 7 years and it’s been one hell of a ride” Toke Makinwa Reveals

Toke Makinwa shares a very personal story of battling with fibroids for 7 years because she didn’t want to have surgery. The OAP said she attended churches, had many prayer and fasting sessions, took a lot of communion but none took

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Married and Living With HIV/AIDS: Nigerian Women Share Their Sad Stories

Stories have been told of Nigeria women living with HIV whose marriages end up suffering because of their status. Despite the fact that human rights institutions, groups and donor agencies fight domestic violence, violence against women and girls living with

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Mom, Mariah Carey Opens up on Her Battle With Bipolar Disorder

Mariah Carey is speaking up for the first time about her struggle with bipolar disorder (a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and inability to carry out day-to-day tasks). Speaking exclusively in a new interview with

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Skin Tumours: If You Think You’ve Had a Hard Life, Wait Until You Read this Mum’s Story

In what seems to be an extreme case of Neurofibromatosis, a 38-year-old mother of two has been covered with painful tumours covering her entire face, with three giant growths swamping her right leg. Charmaine Sahadeo from Chaguanas, Trinidad, has always had the condition but says

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“I’m Sorry Mama” Uriel Oputa Takes a Honest Look at Her Relationship With Her Demented Mother

Uriel Oputa was a housemate at the 2017 edition of the Big Brother Niaja reality show. In an emotional episode of UrielTalksAll, a vlog by the BBNaija season 2 star, she reveals an intimate yet honest event with her mother which drew her

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Wendy Williams Opens Up About Battling Graves’ Disease As Well As Going Through Menopause

Wendy Williams Hunter, the sassy talk show host ‘Wendy Williams’, is opening up for the first time since taking a hiatus from her show to focus on her health. On a new episode of Good Morning America set to air today, the tall and

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Ex Beauty Queen Millen Magese Spills on Battle With Endometriosis & Birth of Her Miracle Son: “I had lost several other pregnancies, I didn’t think I could survive another loss” 

Tanzanian supermodel, Millen Magese welcomed her first child, a son last year. After years of battling & overcoming endometriosis- a gynaecological condition which can cause severe pain and infertility, Millen’s doctors confirmed that her IVF procedure was successful and she was pregnant in

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Nigerian Singer, Saeon Shares Motivational Post on Her Battle With Endometriosis, Cystic Ovary & Fibroid

Nigerian singer and rapper, Saeon Moruda a.k.a Omo Ibadan has shared the story of her battle with endometriosis. In celebration of international women’s day, Saeon took to Instagram to recount her ordeal last year after suffering from Endometriosis, a Cystic Ovary and Fibroid,

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Warning Signs a Woman Should Not Ignore About Her Health

Ogbugoh Joy We often use painkillers to treat our minor health issues like headaches, menstrual pains, stomach aches and such related discomforts. We get drugs over the counter for pains we consider common and minor, but how do we tell

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8 Things Every Woman Should Know About Her Monthly Period

Menstruation, which usually starts between age 10 -15, is one of the unique things that sets the womenfolk apart. How much do you know about this monthly flow? Find 8 things every woman should know… 1. Too heavy flow may

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7 Signs Of A Possible Miscarriage

A miscarriage is medically defined as a “spontaneous abortion”, which usually occurs, if it does happen within the first 12-22 weeks of being pregnant. Recognising the signs of a possible miscarriage early enough and going to your doctor immediately could

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Emotional Message From Cancer Stricken Nigerian Mom, Shortly Before She Died, Will Motivate You

A Nigerian man and Instagram user @Mr_Schmooze, took to the platform to share his mom’s motivational message just before she died of breast cancer. The proud son who shared a video of his mom, disclosed that she died following a 2-year battle

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6 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Hemorrhoids

The very painful feeling all pregnant women, especially those in their 3rd trimester have to go through when having to poop…Yes, Hemorrhoids. This condition is medically defined as “swollen veins in the lowest part of your rectum and anus.” They can

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Why a Man Must Know His Wife’s Menstrual Cycle- Programme Director, Akin Jimoh Advices Men

The Programme Director, Development Communications Network Akin Jimoh, gave the advice during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN at Iganmu, Lagos. In his words, a good knowledge of the woman’s cycle will go a long way in achieving

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Brave Widower Shares Heart-breaking Photos of his Late Cancer-stricken Wife To Raise Awareness

A widower has documented his wife’s battle with cervical cancer online. Elliott Lowe, 42, from Milton Keynes, posted two heartbreaking pictures of his late wife, Donna to his Facebook page on Friday to raise awareness about cervical cancer. One of

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BBNaija’s Uriel Writes Moving Letter to Her Mom Suffering From Dementia

Big Brother Naija’s 2017 ex-housemate, Uriel Oputa, took to Instagram to pen down an emotional post to her mum, Mrs Blessing Jerry Oputa, who is suffering from Dementia. According to the proud daughter, even though her mom’s disease wants to take

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Cool FM OAP Daddy Freeze Reveals: ”My mom beat Stage 3 Cancer”

Popular media personality, Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freeze of Cool FM took to social media to make a revelation about his mother, who is Romanian. The controversial father of three shared a picture of his mother while revealing to

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Mom of 2 Shares How She Was Miraculous Healed of an Aggressive Form of Cancer

A Nigerian woman who goes by the Instagram name, Yvonne Ebadan Ogbefua, has recounted how she was miraculously healed by God, of Sacorma, an aggressive form of cancer that attacks the soft tissue. According to the strong mother of two, who also celebrated

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‘It is better you lose your breast and live’ – Ondo First Lady Betty Akeredolu Shares Her Cancer Survivor Story

First Lady of Ondo State Betty Anyanwu -Akeredolu, has once again spoken on how she survived breast cancer 20 years ago, disclosing that she only has one breast. In an interview with Punch, Betty, who is the founder of Breast Cancer Symposium

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Deshonjnla Shonni Was Told to Abort Pregnancy & Treat Cancer But… | Read Her Moving Testimony

40-year-old DeShonjla “Shonni” Peterson was told by her doctor to get rid of her pregnancy and treat cancer but she chose to defy all odds to birth her miracle baby, her second child. DeShonjla got the shock of her life in 2016

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24-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Inspiring Testimony: “God is the Ultimate Healer”

Jessica Geneva Florence, 24, never imagined she would have to go through something as traumatic as breast cancer. She was was diagnosed with it at age 22. After the operation she thought she would never feel the same because she

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“It should smell . . .”- Canadian Gynecologist Enlightens Women on Vaginal Odor

Dr. Jen Gunter, a Canadian gynecologist, has given the nod to ladies with smelly vagina, and has told them, they shouldn’t worry about it. The doctor also spoke about men demanding or expecting their partner’s vagina to have an artificial smell,

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See Extreme Measures Christina Applegate Is Taking to Prevent Getting Cancer

After undergoing a double mastectomy in 2008, breast cancer survivor Christina Applegate has preventively had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. 45-year-old Applegate, who has a six-year-old daughter, was diagnosed with breast cancer nine years ago, and she had a double mastectomy to treat

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Former First Lady of Lagos Remi Tinubu on Why Many Married Women Are Drug Addicts

Former First Lady of Lagos and current senator representing Lagos Central, Remi Tinubu, has shared on why married women are turning to drugs. Speaking during a debate on a motion to check the rising menace of drug abuse among youths,

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6 Tricks to Prevent Hair Fall Mama Didn’t Teach You

It’s a woman’s nightmare to see her hair fall off just by combing it. Even though it is a natural to lose some hair follicles now and then, women don’t want to see it at all because a woman’s hair

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