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Monday, 12 November 2018

How to boost Your Sex Drive and Improve Fertility with Aphrodisiac Foods


Research shows that through the centuries various foods have been used successfully as aphrodisiacs, and even to enhance fertility. It is a statement of fact that you are what you eat; your foods act to make you who you are as well as how the various parts of your body function, including your moods – sex life and fertility. Experts say about 15% of couples are down with problems of infertility, and today scientific research has over time shown that diet and lifestyle changes can greatly improve both mood and fertility of men and women by as much as 69%.

Certain foods can keep the flame on (Source: Google images)

Friday, 2 November 2018

The Health Benefits of Sleeping Well, and at the Right Time


You have heard it said that, “early to bed early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”.

This maxim, and of course nursery rhyme according to health experts remains an eternal truism. And now, the question arises, “Is there a particular time that can be described as the best time to sleep? Whatever be the case, experts simply believe that one ought to get to bed in time so as to wake up early – for great health benefits. What about sleeping late and getting up from bed late, even if you’ve spent an adequate amount of time sleeping (in bed)?

Sleeping early and waking early is it

Thursday, 18 October 2018

How to eat right and remain healthy for all time


It is becoming clear today that leading experts in the fields of health and nutrition are beginning to agree more on what makes up a healthy diet, and this is based on scientific research. There is a general agreement on basic nutrition ideals, meaning that we need to consume foods that are well balanced and mostly made up of plants, and more akin to what is termed Mediterranean diet. This type of diet therefore should contain little or no processed foods, etc.
Eat nature, live nature (source: google images)

Friday, 12 October 2018

Healthy Living through Eating Natural

 In 2015 USDA recommended that we all follow the healthy eating guidelines developed by Harvard’s Healthy Eating Plate. It recommends that
you be wise to decide to eat whole grains, in addition to consuming lean protein like fish and chicken in place of red meat, taking plenty of water, making use of healthy oils, and getting at least 50 percent of your plate filled up with with healthy produce.

Thursday, 27 September 2018

How to reduce your blood pressure naturally, and keep it normal


If you just discovered that your blood pressure is very high, or that you have been diagnosed with hypertension, you are likely to become bothered about taking medication to bring down your numbers. When a high blood pressure persists unresolved it becomes what experts call ‘hypertension’.
A normal blood pressure means a healthy heart (source: Google images)

Friday, 7 September 2018

The Organs of the Body – How they Function, and Ways to Care for them

According to experts, there are 78 organs in the human body. The organs of the body are fully differentiated structural and functional units in your system that are specialised for some particular functions. Below are some of the very important organs of the body and their functions towards maintaining your total well-being.

Care for your organs

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

You are What You Eat: Get Real Vitamins from Natural Foods, Not Supplements


Current findings relating to how we see vitamins and food supplementation show that  so much has been going wrong in the nutritional habits of many, especially today’s average urban dweller.

Natural foods & supplements (source: Google images)

Friday, 3 August 2018

How to deal with an Overactive Bladder naturally


Do you frequently have problems retaining urine normally; do you sometimes discover as soon as you feel pressed you begin to ‘drip’ even before you get to the bathroom to pee? If this is so, then you most probably have what experts refer to as an overactive bladder (OAB).
Urinary incontinence (Source: Google images)

Friday, 27 July 2018

Unhealthy Snacking on Sugar can be damaging to Children’s Health, Even Adults


Studies have shown that in most urban centres 50% of children’s consumption of sugar, which is like seven sugar cubes per day, tends to come from unwholesome snacks and sugary drinks. In January of 2018 the Public Health England (PHE) which put up a campaign by the title - Change4Life, came up with this revelation soon after its latest research. It further enjoins parents to ‘look for 100-calorie snacks, two a day max' so as to reduce intake of sugar by children.

Your snacks should be low on sugar

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

How to tackle Migraine Headaches with natural remedies: Causes and treatments


Migraine is a severe recurring vascular headache; according to experts, it occurs more frequently in women than men. This type of headache may crop up with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light and sound. In a number of people, an excruciating pain is felt just on one side of the head. Migraine is one of the top 20 most incapacitating conditions in the advanced countries. It is caused by a mix up of interactions between predisposing genetic variants and issues having to do with the environment. How do you beat migraines?
Migraine can be debilitating (Source: Google images)

Friday, 29 June 2018

Growing up: How Teenagers can lead a Healthy Lifestyle


Obviously, growing old reminds you of the important need to begin to look into your health and reorder your lifestyle. But even at that, your teenage years are equally as vital for you to address those important health needs as they crop up. Dr. Karen Browner-Elhanan is an expert in adolescent medicine, and readily offers vital tips on how young adults can maintain a vibrant health strategy.

Tips for adolescent health
Your overall health goes beyond your physical, mental, emotional and behavioural well-being. It is very important you do all that is within your capacity to stay healthy. But experts say there are particular issues that teenagers are expected to take particular note of.
Young and agile - Source: Google images

Friday, 22 June 2018

Sex in pregnancy can benefit mother and child; sex positions for expectant mothers


Most women prior to the time of becoming pregnant usually would think that when they become pregnant their entire life is bound for a whole lot of strange developments. But experts say if you have been having wonderful sex before your pregnancy test proved positive, it is not a good reason to put a stop to your life of fun. In fact they say this is the time to even make it a point of duty - on a daily basis, for the health benefit of the mother-to-be and baby, and even the man.

Source: Google images


Monday, 28 May 2018

How to Retain a Strong Memory, and Boost Your Brain Power Using Natural Foods


Have you ever felt embarrassed at yourself for one simple instance of forgetfulness? Yes, it happens to us all once in a while. Probably you had your pen in your pocket and you were looking for it all over the place – asking your colleagues if they took your pen. Our brain can actually play tricks on us sometimes. The other day my boss called me to show me an issue on his smart phone, but as I got to his office, he was there trying to remember the subject matter. This instance may not necessarily be a typical case of forgetfulness but rather having to do with the fact that as an active adult ‘your memory bank’ may sometimes be full, that’s all.

Brain power (source: Google images)

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Anaemia Signs & Symptoms, and How to Build Your Blood Naturally


Anaemia being a deficiency of red blood cells is sometimes easily noticeable due to its varied but visible signs and symptoms. There are however five major signs that tell you that you are lacking in blood, or that you’re low in iron. Many at times many people suffer from iron deficiency due to inappropriate diet, and maybe some other reasons. Experts say although in some men and post-menopausal women, this condition can be caused by bleeding in the stomach and intestines owing to conditions like a stomach ulcer or bowel cancer.
Red blood cells (Sourced from Google images)

Monday, 9 April 2018

Sleep problems: Why You Have Poor Quality Sleep, Tired on Waking Up


A renowned nutritional and anti-ageing medical expert, Dr. Don Colbert, says from his experience there are two factors that contribute the most in slowing down your ageing process – water and sleep. And talking about sleep, the question is - how many hours of sleep do you have on a daily basis? Do you wake up energised or do you wake up still feeling sluggish even after you’ve had a long sleep? There is actually more to waking up reinvigorated than just having a long night sleep.

Sleeplessness (photo: Google images)

Friday, 23 March 2018

Symptoms of Pneumonia: Causes, treatment and the association with the Rainy Season


Pneumonia is a respiratory disease characterised by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by germs or irritants. Thus it is a general term for lung infections that can be caused by a variety of germs (viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites). It is a very common disease affecting children but not much attention has been devoted to it in comparison to other ailments.

Courtesy: Google images

Friday, 2 March 2018

Healthy eating: denying yourself Breakfast exposes you to Atherosclerosis


Certain things in life are necessities while some may just be by choice. Just like drinking water or taking fluid is a basic requirement to staying healthy, taking your breakfast is equally a behaviour that must be made a habit for the sake of it. According to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, going without having breakfast increases your risk of developing a form of coronary artery disease called atherosclerosis.
Breakfast - Mediterranean style (Photo: Google image)

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.