Tag Health

7 Reasons Why Your Child is Itchy and What to Do

Children, especially toddlers are prone to a lot of illnesses that can give you scares. While you cannot prevent certain ailments, you can be cautious and ready to help them out when they break down. Itchy skin is a common

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Everything You Need To Know About Morning Sickness

To the layman, morning sickness happens as soon as a woman gets pregnant and it occurs as soon as she wakes up, hence the name “morning sickness”. But are these facts? Let’s find out in this exposé on everything you

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10 Principles of Healthy Snacking All Parents Should Live By

Mark Wealth It’s a noble and exciting thing to teach your children healthy lifestyle. Their eating habits are very important to their growth and development. Based on this we have taken our time to put together a number of principles

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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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10 Super Rich Food For Your Child’s First Year (Part Two)

Mark Wealth There are two things a baby needs that has to be deliberately supplied. They are food and love. You really can’t say one is more important than the other. They’re both equally important and what’s super?  They’re mutually

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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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Vaginal Ring and Daily Oral Tablet to Prevent HIV Infection Safe in Adolescents

A new report has proven a monthly vaginal ring and a daily oral emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (Truvada—Gilead), both containing anti-HIV drugs, were safe and acceptable in studies of adolescents, two teams of investigators reported Tuesday at the 9th IAS Conference

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When To See The Doctor About Your Child’s Fever

Mark Wealth New parents will be like, “as long as there’s a fever, I’m yelling, DOCTOR!!!” But the fact is that, not every rise in temperature is bad. There are times when a fever actually means the body is getting ready

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Beyonce & Jay Z’s Twins Remain Hospitalized After Being Born Premature

Even though the arrival of their twin is a good news and celebrations should be in place, the couple seem to be under some sort of pressure and facing challenges as their twins who arrived ahead of their due date

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For Real? ”Mosquitoes are our friends stop killing them” – Unilorin Professor Declares

Adeolu Ande, a Professor of Entomology at the University of Ilorin, has decried killing mosquitoes, saying the insects are friends of humans that deserve to be properly managed. Ande made the statement on Monday in Ilorin in a paper he presented at

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Signs Your Baby Has Worms & What To Do

Babies mostly get worms of different kinds, including tapeworm, roundworm, hookworm, threadworm and ringworm, from putting things in their mouth, infected or undercooked food, contaminated water and soil while at play, and through contact with infected persons. Left untreated, these

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President Buhari will Continue to Rest until he’s Fit to Work …See Details

President Muhammadu Buhari might not be returning to work anytime soon, as it has been revealed that he is not fit to go back to work yet. Briefing journalists at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting

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5 Things That Can Happen When You Don’t Brush Your Tongue

Women’s Health has provided some eye opening facts about what may happen when you don’t regularly brush your tongue, read more and find out below:  1. Bad, VERY, bad breathe This is called Halitosis medically. How does it happen? The bacteria

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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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3 Uncommon Reasons Why a Woman May Not Get Pregnant

Some women find it difficult to get pregnant and apart from infertility, there are other reasons why this may be the case. A woman might be healthy as a horse, but certain unknown factors might just be delaying your miracle

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5 Harmful Things To Avoid During Pregnancy

The moment you discover that you are pregnant, your maternal instincts kicks in and all you want to do is protect your baby, well, in most cases. You start eating right and trying to stay safe as you become prone

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Starting Your Baby On Solids? The Eight Rs You Must Know

Considering introducing solids to your baby is a good step, but wait a minute! Have you put all the essentials into consideration? Like when to start, what to start with amongst others? Here are the 8 Rs you must know

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5 Places Germs Are Having a Blast in Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home but also the heart of germs. Between cooking and cleaning, the kitchen is a veritable incubator for bacteria. The goal and aspiration of every family, is to have a germ free home. We

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When Not To Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercising during pregnancy is seen as forbidden by a lot of women, especially in Nigeria. Most women believe the myth that exercising when pregnant can hurt their developing babies. However,  today, we know differently. not only is it safe and okay

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Health Minister Warns Nigerian’s About The Consumption Of Isi Ewu, Suya, Kilishi

Nigeria’s incumbent health minister, Prof. Adewole urged Nigerians to abstain from the consumption of our traditional meat based meal such as Isi ewu, Kilishi, Suya, Ngwo Ngwo and others. He made this claim at First Annual Black Tie event organized

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How To Prevent Your Kids From Catching The Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, commonly called pink eye, is a quite common eye infection among children. The contagious infection which may be viral or bacterial is characterized by the inflammation or swelling of the conjunctiva (the thin transparent layer of tissue that lines

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9 Ways Your Nails May Be Warning You About Your Health

Do you give those finger and toenails of yours a long, hard look while trimming, shaping or reapplying some fresh nail polish? If you never do, it’s time to start as paying closer attention to them may help you spot

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Ask An Expert: What Can I Do To Relieve Bloating & Stomach Distension?

Our team of seasoned experts answer all your questions on pregnancy, delivery, children and women’s health, sexuality education and more. Q: What can I do to relieve bloating and stomach distension? It happens as soon as I eat or drink

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Forthcoming 2017 Nigerian Budget To Save 1m Women And Children

The 2017 Pre-Budget Meeting with Directors of Health Planning, Research, Statistics and Finance from Kaduna, Niger, Nasarawa and Oyo States held in Lagos last week. The states called for transparency in the budget and public finance management towards enabling the

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8 Common Illnesses In Toddlers & What To Do

Toddlers are prone to bouts of illnesses as they grow and their immune system develops. Find 8 common ones and home remedies you can apply. 1. Diarrhoea This can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Parasitic infections, too

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