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Thursday, 1 February 2018

What you should know about Lassa fever; causes & prevention

A disease emanating from a little town in Nigeria many years ago (1969) has over the decades become a very huge health issue. The disease was discovered when two missionary nurses died in Nigeria. Thus the virus is named after the town in Nigeria where the first cases occurred. It has been here a number of times, and suddenly it is here again with us in Nigeria. Lassa fever is an acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa, characterised by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing.


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

How to naturally deal with, prevent and even reverse Alzheimer’s disease

The ‘twin’ words - senility and dementia are recurrent health issues associated with Alzheimer’s – a disease that most people growing into the senior citizen zones tend to dread. In the days of yore when the awareness was very remote I guess most folks probably thought it was an issue that had to do with the individual – probably going nuts, or just being difficult. But no; Alzheimer’s disease is actually a disease of old age.

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Friday, 17 November 2017

Healthy eating habits, Lemon water, and health tips to prevent/ treat cancer

Health is wealth, and one of the best ways to stay in tip-top condition is by sticking to healthy natural wholesome dietary habits. There are also so much health benefits derivable from the good old ‘stinging’ citrus fruit – Lemon. According to nutritional health expert and medical expert with the Osh State Medical University in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Guruprasad Reddy B V, Lemon water is able to stave off cancer if you make a habit of it.

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Tuesday, 31 October 2017

The importance of Exercise and physical activity before and during Pregnancy

Many at times pregnant women are not encouraged to do anything much of physical activities. In as much as it is not in the best interest of anybody to have expectant mothers do ‘strenuous’ work, it is not totally ideal to discourage them from embarking on their day-to-day normal activities. Experts say that even in addition to their daily routine, pregnant women should also embark on some form of regular exercise or the other.

Friday, 13 October 2017

Healthy feeding for men and the importance of wholesome, nourishing foods

In his book In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan offers three simple, easy-to-remember “rules” for eating: 1. Eat food, 2. Not too much, 3. Mostly plants. Eating food should not be aimed at merely filling your stomach – it is more than that regular daily routine we think it is. Food helps you to fight diseases and stay healthy, strong, and look even younger. Thus how you eat as a man is what will predict or explain how you are bound to age.