Malaria: Symtoms, Treatment ,Prevention and more
Oct14

Malaria: Symtoms, Treatment ,Prevention and more

Malaria is a mosquito- borne parasitic protozoan disease that is caused by the genus plasmodium. Malaria is characterized by paroxysm of fever, chills, sweat, fatigue, anemia and splenomegaly. It has played a major role in human history and probably has caused more harm than any infectious disease known to man. Malaria is one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and still contributes to huge number of deaths in the developing...

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5 Leading Causes of Death in Pregnant Women of Nigeria
Apr07

5 Leading Causes of Death in Pregnant Women of Nigeria

Pregnancy is as old as time, and it is a thing of joy, however it is also a battle field. In my language a woman that has just given birth is greeted as “ẹ kú ewu ọmọ” equivalent to “congratulations for escaping the dangers of child birth”. For so long, humanity most especially Nigeria has been putting women on this battle field without fully giving them information, equipment and the care they need to scale...

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Have regular check ups
Feb28

Have regular check ups

Asides seeing a doctor when you’re ill, regular visits especially as an elderly person is the best way to monitor your health. Checkups are usually considered a waste of time when nothing is obviously wrong. Note that there are many dangerous conditions which has no symptom but are perilous to your health non the less. Regular examinations are important to help identify risk factors and problems before they become serious. If diseases...

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Warning signs of Heart attack
Feb09

Warning signs of Heart attack

Although some heart attacks are sudden and intense, most start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort. Pay attention to your body and call your doctor if you feel any of the following Chest discomfort Pain in the arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach Sweating and shortness of breath Lightheadedness, nausea or vomiting Unusual fatigue The sooner you receive treatments, the more effective the drugs are and the less damage to your heart. Be...

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What every Nigerian must know about Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) prevention and treatment
Jan19

What every Nigerian must know about Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) prevention and treatment

Prevention of meningitis · Avoidance of overcrowding · Sleep in well ventilated places · Avoidance of close and prolonged contact with a case/s · Proper disposal of respiratory and throat secretions · Strict observance of hand hygiene and sneezing into Elbow joint/sleeves · Reduce hand shaking, kissing, sharing utensils or medical interventions such as mouth resuscitation · Vaccination with relevant sero-type of the meningococcal...

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6 easy ways to get rid of embarrassing mouth odour
Dec29

6 easy ways to get rid of embarrassing mouth odour

Bad breath or mouth odor, medically termed halitosis, can result from poor dental hygiene and could be a sign of other health problems. Sometimes, the food you eat can also be a factor. Mouth odor can be prevented or reduced by doing the following: 1.Brushing twice daily 2.Floss daily 3.Drinking lots of Water 4.Stop smoking 5.Use an anti-septic mouth wash 6.Eat vegetables and food rich in fiber and vegetables If the odour does not...

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