5 Easy Ways Out Of Obesity

Mar 12, 2018 Posted by 
5 Easy Ways Out Of Obesity
What to Know about Obesity Obesity is a worldwide problem; it is not just because people eat a lot of carbohydrates, but your choice of lifestyle! Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions, too. Now that should not make you comfortable, simply because anyone in the world can suffer it. Obesity is gradually creeping in as an epidemic and has huge problems associated with it. Trust me, you don’t want to go through series of health risk, so read on. Some of you...

Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Treatment.

Mar 9, 2018 Posted by 
Obesity: Causes, Consequences and Treatment.
What is Obesity? Obesity is a known risk factor for stroke, hypertension, diabetes and other related cardiovascular diseases. With the introduction and greater consumption of the Western diet in developing countries, obesity has been on the increase. It is also common to see a lot of obese children in these developing countries as well. Obesity is a serious health concern that affects the quality of life of a person in general. Being overweight or...

Spina bifida and all: Why do you need folic acid before and during pregnancy?

Mar 6, 2018 Posted by 
Spina bifida and all: Why do you need folic acid before and during pregnancy?
Found this story and thought to share with you guys. Eli’s story was written by his mom, Jodie (culled from https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/stories/spinabifida.html) Jodie shares the story of her son Eli, who was born with Spina Bifida.  Upon Eli’s birth, Jodie and her husband learned that he had further health problems, causing him to be on life support. Although Eli was only alive for a short time, he has given his family a lifetime of peace.  Read his special...

7 Symptoms of Cancer You Should Not Ignore

Mar 2, 2018 Posted by 
7 Symptoms of Cancer You Should Not Ignore
No matter how strong anyone is, throughout the world, no one wants to hear, “you have cancer”. Now this is not just because it is a bad news to convey, and doctors do not have it easy breaking the news, then it takes its toll on the individual and close family members. It can lead to depressive illnesses and some huge financial indebtedness. So, talking about 7 cancer symptoms you should not ignore is making you aware of symptoms that may suggest that...

Your options for Good and Affordable Health care

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
Your options for Good and Affordable Health care
The rise in cost of health care is quite alarming. You pay for the drugs, syringe, gloves, hospital consumables and one day you might be asked to pay for fuel to run the hospital on generator while they attend to you. Funny but who knows? Rising health care costs could pose a serious financial concern and having to pay expensive medical bills could sometimes be a daunting and disconcerting task. This story breaks our hearts, but this is just one out of so...

5 Signs Your Allergies Are Out Of Control

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
5 Signs Your Allergies Are Out Of Control
  Having itchy eyes, runny nose, itchy skin, not able to sleep or concentrate can be a sign that you are having allergies. Allergies occur when your immune systems mounts a reaction against substances that are not usually harmful to everyone. These substances called allergens could include environmental elements like dust and smoke, chemical substances like perfumes, food substances like nuts and so on. Your immune system may see these substances as invaders and mount a...

13 General Health Symptoms You Must Not Ignore

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
13 General Health Symptoms You Must Not Ignore
We all go through busy schedules every day, we stress ourselves, we endure a whole lot from failed contracts to someone not meeting up to a target, your taxi not arriving early as planned, your flight delayed; children acting funny and choosing the wrong time to fall sick, even though it is not deliberate. More often than not, we yank our bodies from pillar to post on a daily basis. And oh! Vacation?! Does anyone even talk about that anymore? Going through all these on a daily basis wears...

Emotional Health: Do You Know Gratitude Can Strengthen Your Relationship?

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
Emotional Health: Do You Know Gratitude Can Strengthen Your Relationship?
It’s that time of year where many people start thinking about everything they have to be thankful for. Although it’s nice to count your blessings on Thanksgiving, being thankful throughout the year could have tremendous benefits on your quality of life. In fact, gratitude may be one of the most overlooked tools that we all have access to every day. Cultivating gratitude doesn’t cost any money, improves emotional health and it certainly doesn’t take much time, but the...

Easiest Natural Way to Boost Your Libido

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
Easiest Natural Way to Boost Your Libido
Q: Hello Dr, my name is Doyle. I just got a new Job and I work almost 24/7, but recently I discovered my libido has been very low and I’ve also not been sleeping well. Please Doctor, is there a link between sleep and poor sex? A: Hi Doyle, in response to your question, certainly, they are connected.  There are a lot of ways your sleepless nights affect you… Now this short extract is from a conversation a patient had with one of our doctors. Those of you...

COMMON ALLERGIES IN CHILDREN THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
COMMON ALLERGIES IN CHILDREN THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
 Allergies usually show up in infancy or childhood. Allergies can get in the way of your child’s ability to sleep well, play, and function in school.    A child who sneezes or coughs a lot, who frequently develops a rash or hives, or who gets a stomachache, cramps or nausea after eating certain foods may have allergies. Any child may develop allergies, but they are more common in children from families with a history of such reactions. Early identification of childhood...

9 Simple Truths About Monkey Pox Virus

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
9 Simple Truths About Monkey Pox Virus
As a child, I remember how I’ll scream at the top of my lungs while my father drove through the faintly dim streets with my brother and I. “I want my daddy to buy a monkey for me!” It was love at first sight and as I grew I wondered how cruel it was for humans to kill and eat pets, yes, monkeys were just amazing pets. My first pet was a Monkey, it was so scared being in a new environment and was clinging to me so tight it felt like it was a baby. That’s some years back. Now no matter how...

Main Reasons of Sore Throat and How Can it Be Healed

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
Main Reasons of Sore Throat and How Can it Be Healed
First it's that rough feeling, like you swallowed a bit of sandpaper. You know what's next: a sore throat. Is it the start of a cold, strep -- or something else? "For most sore throats, you probably don't need to see a doctor. You can treat it with over-the-counter remedies, take time off from work, and rest,"  Here are some of the most common reasons people get a sore throat and tips for when to call your doctor.   1.Viral infection...

Blood cholesterol level - How they affect your health

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adeleke Adeniyi Onasanya (ID: DOC3407)
Blood cholesterol level - How they affect your health
Blood Cholesterol levels – How they affect your health Back in the days of biology, we were thought that cells are the building blocks of the human body. Each cell is itself like a house with a foundation called cell membrane. Cholesterol is the building blocks of every cell membrane. In addition, cholesterol is the raw materials for the making of steroid hormones, vitamin D, and bile acids. Steroid hormones are responsible for our being either male or female, our sexuality, and our...

STOMACH ACHE IN KIDS - CAUSES BEHIND IT.

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
STOMACH ACHE IN KIDS - CAUSES BEHIND IT.
                                                         Many children with stomach pain get better in hours or days without special treatment and often no cause can be found. Sometimes the cause becomes more obvious with time and treatment can be started. If pain or other problems persist, see your doctor. There are many health problems that can cause stomach pain for children, including: bowel (gut) problems – constipation, intestinal  blockage infections –...

GINGER-HEALTH BENEFITS YOU NEVER KNEW.

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
GINGER-HEALTH BENEFITS YOU NEVER KNEW.
Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. 1.Ginger Can Treat Many Forms of Nausea, Especially Morning Sickness Ginger appears to be highly effective against nausea . For example, it has a long history of use as a sea sickness remedy, and there is some evidence that it may be as effective as prescription medication Although ginger is considered safe, talk to your doctor before taking large amounts if you are pregnant. Some believe that...

Premature Ejaculation - Treatment options

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adeleke Adeniyi Onasanya (ID: DOC3407)
Premature Ejaculation - Treatment options
Premature ejaculation – treatment options Premature ejaculation is defined as ejaculation that almost always occurs within about 1-3mins (or less) of vaginal penetration, or an inability to delay ejaculation for every vaginal penetration and hence causes distress and frustration.  Premature ejaculation can be categorized as lifelong or acquired. The treatment option would usually depend on the type of premature ejaculation. In severe cases, premature...

HIV/AIDS-Diet,Nutrition and food safety you must follow.

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
HIV/AIDS-Diet,Nutrition and food safety you must follow.
  Eating well is key to maintaining strength, energy, and a healthy immune system. In addition, because HIV can lead to immune suppression, food safety and proper hygiene are concerns when it comes to preventing infections. A healthy diet is essential to maintaining good health across your lifespan. Good nutrition supports overall health and helps maintain the immune system. Good nutrition also helps people with HIV maintain a healthy weight and absorb HIV...

Premature Ejaculation - How long should sex last really?

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adeleke Adeniyi Onasanya (ID: DOC3407)
Premature Ejaculation - How long should sex last really?
Definitions Premature (early) ejaculation is the most common sexual dysfunction/complaint in men younger than 40 years. An occasional instance of early ejaculation is probably experienced by all men, but if it occurs in more than 50% of attempted sexual intercourse, it might be a cause for concern requiring medical intervention. A general definition of premature ejaculation among most health professionals is ‘the occurrence of ejaculation earlier than both...

HOW NATURAL REMEDIES HELP TREAT KNEE PAIN

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
HOW NATURAL REMEDIES HELP TREAT KNEE PAIN
Assess your pain Mild to moderate knee pain can often be successfully treated at home. Whether due to a sprain or arthritis, there are several ways to combat the pain. However, if the pain is due to inflammation, arthritis, or a minor injury, there are options you can try at home that have proven effective.    1.Exercise and weight management Exercise is a form of knee pain treatment. Daily exercise...

Heart Attack – things you need to know about it

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adeleke Adeniyi Onasanya (ID: DOC3407)
Heart Attack – things you need to know about it
Although the heart is a vital organ that pumps oxygen-rich blood through blood vessels (arteries) to every other organ in the body, it receives its own nourishment also from the blood. The specialized arteries that supply blood to the heart for nourishment are called coronary arteries. Right from a young age, plaques (accumulation of inflammatory cells, fat, cholesterol, calcium and fibrin) begin to be deposited on the inner lining of arteries reducing the elasticity of these arteries....

WAYS TO CONTROL YOUR EATING

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
WAYS TO CONTROL YOUR EATING
  Eating is voluntary, isn't it? Shouldn't we be able to stop ourselves when we've had enough? If only it were that easy. Unfortunately, when that dessert cart rolls around, "no" isn't on the list of options. This is what could be defined as compulsive eating. So what can we do to trick our minds that we're full and don't need to eat more? Read on.   1.Use blue plates. Believe it or not, the color of your dishes might...

Strep Throat or Sore Throat? Best Ways You Can Tell.

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
Strep Throat or Sore Throat?  Best Ways You Can Tell.
Every now and then we all have what we quickly refer to as sore throat but are not aware that it could be strep throat. If you ever notice white dots or patches in the back of your throat, see that your tonsil (those bumps on either side at the back of your throat) is red and swollen; then know it is time to pay your doctor a quick visit. These could be signs of bacterial infection like strep throat or oral thrush, or a viral infection like oral herpes or mononucleosis. Sore throats are...

7 CANCER SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
7 CANCER SYMPTOMS YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE
You don't need to panic, but you shouldn't assume these signs are 'nothing,' either. And why so many people blow them off instead of heading to the doctor. Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance.  1. Bleeding In Between Periods (women only)   A bit of spotting in the gap of time where you aren’t normally having a period can be caused by a change in...

PREGNANT? See why You Need Folic Acid.

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by Adedoyin Sule (ID: DOC1089)
PREGNANT? See why You Need Folic Acid.
  Why you Need Folic Acid Folic acid is a pregnancy superhero! Taking folic acid before and during pregnancy can help prevent birth defects of your baby's brain and spinal cord. Take it every day and go ahead and have a bowl of fortified cereal, too. How Much Folic Acid you Need To reduce your baby's risk of developing a neural tube defect, experts recommend that you take 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid a day, beginning at least a...

Routine Medical Check-ups – why they are important?

Jan 26, 2018 Posted by 
Routine Medical Check-ups – why they are important?
Globally, there is an increasing trend of non-communicable disease to a proportion that draws public health intervention. The socio-economic burden of managing these chronic illnesses presents a huge challenge to government of nations. However, the good news is that a good number of these diseases can be prevented by routine medical checkup or screening and early detection. Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find...