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Friday, 6 September 2019

Why Children Need to Play More and Sit Less in One Place


Experts have continuously harped on the issue of sedentary living as being hazardous to health; we now learn that just as it is for adults, the same applies to the kids. Modern technology and overly parental restrictions have even compounded the matter – going by recent studies.

Kids ought to play, not sit for too long  (Source: Google images)

Friday, 23 August 2019

How to obtain super health benefits spending time outdoors and within nature


No doubt you must have felt a world of difference between when you were holed in somewhere for hours on end and when you find yourself outdoors – like in the garden, beach or park, when you feel fresh air, and natural aroma fills your system. Expert studies have shown that you need to spend nothing less than two hours weekly in nature so you can be on your way to total health and wellbeing. 
You should be one with nature (Source: Google images)

Friday, 9 August 2019

How you can clean out Your Colon the Natural Way

Your colon is that part of the large intestine between the caecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted. It can as well be described as the tail end of your large intestine; while it carries out its function, it prepares your body for a bowel movement. Once in a while you need a colon cleanse to help it function optimally, experts say.
Source: Google images

Friday, 26 July 2019

Why Women Ought to Have Regular Sex to Avoid Mental Disorder

According to experts Mental illness is also called mental health disorders; the term is used to refer to a wide range of mental health conditions such as disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behaviour. Examples of mental illnesses include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviours. Good news is that sex has been found to play a great role here in resolving your nagging mood crisis - according to research.
Depressed woman (Photo credit: Google images)

Friday, 19 July 2019

Foods to Eat to Maintain Good Vaginal Health


By Guest Writer, Waire Emonefe

The importance of what we eat to our body cannot be overemphasised. Every organ and cell in our body benefits from or is destroyed by what we eat, and the vagina is not excluded. In fact, one of the reasons for abnormal vaginal discharge is what you eat. So, if you want to keep a healthy vagina, here is some food you should eat.

(Photo: Goggle images)

Friday, 12 July 2019

Stiff Neck Causes, Symptoms and Natural Remedies


Have you sometimes woken up from sleep and discover a sudden stiffness around your neck in which you are not able to move it around freely? You sometimes feel the pain kind of radiating to the back of the neck and around the shoulders. This is what experts refer to as Stiff neck. A typical stiff neck is described as a sensation of soreness or discomfort in the neck when you attempt to move it or change the position of your head from side to side.

Source: Google images

Friday, 28 June 2019

What you need to know About Vaginal Discharge - the Do’s and Don’ts


By Guest Writer, Waire Emonefe

Vaginal discharge is something that women experience on a daily basis with the average female producing around 1 teaspoon every day according to research.  Vaginal discharge comes from the glands inside the vagina and cervix. These glands produce small amount of fluids that are also known as vaginal secretions. The fluid flows out of the vagina each day, cleansing the old cells that have lined the vagina, and it’s completely normal, experts say.

Most at times Vaginal discharge is normal (Photo: Google images)

Friday, 21 June 2019

How the Consumption of Nuts can Help Fight and Prevent Colon Cancer, According to Experts


In today’s world cancer has become one of the most dreaded killers of the human race and modern medicine has yet to put a final solution to its scourge. Among the numerous number of cancers that the health and medical world is saddled with is Colon Cancer. And now scientists and nutritional health experts are of the opinion that nutritional lifestyle may just be the solution to this cancer.

Colon cancer (Photo: Google images)

Thursday, 13 June 2019

You can have Twins naturally by doing this


By Guest Writer, Pharm. Onyeibor Chidinma

Okay! So it was our birthday (my twin and I)...a lot of people didn't know I'm a twin ...and they  were like  "Chidinma...pls I want to give birth to twins" I don't know what my mom did oh...but I know my mom's ancestral line...they have twins. So I guess ours is hereditary ....Gone are the days when women experienced multiple births due to heritage. According to scientists every woman has the tendency of multiple birth ....you can have twins naturally by boosting your ovulation i.e. hyper ovulation, either through diets or certain hormonal drugs. I did a little research on it. But first, how does giving birth to twins happen...?

Thursday, 30 May 2019

Do not Overcook Your Food; Keep Dementia away, according to Research


Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to get in the way of or hamper your daily life. Memory loss is an example of this disease which is usually associated with some senior citizens or elderly people; it manifests as a form of mental deterioration of organic or functional origin. Alzheimer's disease is regarded as the most common form of dementia. But what is the role of food in all of this?
What are the reasons for dementia? (Photo: Google images)

Friday, 24 May 2019

How to Lose Weight and Stay Trim and Fit For Life


Just remember that as a car needs fueling to do work or embark on journeys, so also do you need to eat so you can perform your daily tasks. Again, think of it, if a car is not doing any work and the fuel is sitting there idle, you necessarily do not need to fuel it again. So also experts have concluded from research that you do not necessarily need to eat if you are not hungry – especially if you’re looking to losing some of those excess kilograms of flesh or fat. Experts say however, for healthy weight-loss routine, it’s got to be a programme stretched over a period of time.

Check your weight regularly (photo: Google images)

Friday, 17 May 2019

Eat more fresh organic fruits and vegetables; enjoy the full health benefits of nature


Obviously, you don't have to be a vegetarian to be healthy. But according to an expert food nutritionist, Dr. Ann Kulze, if you are looking for a quick and simple way to boost the nutritional health of your meals, one sure way you can achieve that is by the addition of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Take full advantage of nature (Source: Google images)

Friday, 10 May 2019

30 Easy Ways to Lose Weight Naturally (Backed by Science)


By Guest Author: Adda Bjarnadottir, MS
There is a lot of bad weight loss information on the internet. Much of what is recommended is questionable at best, and not based on any actual science. However, there are several natural methods that have actually been proven to work. Here are 30 easy ways to lose weight naturally.
Lose weight naturally (Source: Google images)

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Many Good Reasons and Health Benefits of Sleeping On Your Left Side


With a good (night) sleep you are bound to have a good feeling afterwards, and the goodness of sleep goes way beyond just improving or elevating your mood, or expelling under-eye circles. Getting adequate sleep is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, which also benefits your heart, weight, mind, and more. But beyond just sleeping, experts through research say you stand to even better benefit your overall health if only you know ‘how to sleep’ better.
Sleeping position is important (Source: Google images)

Friday, 12 April 2019

How to Prepare Against the Coming Influenza Pandemic; Protect Yourself and Others from Flu

One of the most intriguing (African Writers Series) novels I’ve read remains Elechi Amadi’s “The Great Ponds”. It tells of the ruinous feud between two villages in Eastern Nigeria. …, People were dying in droves, and there was fear and sorrow throughout the villages, reason being that the gods were very angry because of the abominable acts wrought by the citizens. The entire community was thrown into a big crisis and there was pandemonium; destruction was let loose upon the land and the sacrifices and appeasements just could not atone.

Ritual sacrifices will not atone for viral diseases (photo: Google images)

Monday, 8 April 2019

Vitamin D Deficiency, Sunlight and the Onset of Dementia: How Do these Relate with Your Health?


Have you seen a man or woman who’s fond of sitting down indoors and almost completely shielded away from the sun. Experts say, yes it may be good to be kept away from the extremities of the sun’s (harsh) rays, but it’s certainly not healthy for you to completely deny yourself the health benefits of sunshine which is also known as sunshine Vitamin(D). A number of health issues could easily follow as a result, experts say.

Sunshine health keeps you going (photo: Google images)

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

How to Avoid Heat Stroke in the Hot Weather, and Maintain Your Cool


These are the days of extreme weather conditions e.g. extreme heat, etc. which is apparently exacerbated by ‘mantervention’ i.e. man’s undue interference with his world (nature). Climate change is majorly a factor of global warming, or is it the other way round?

High temperatures (Photo: Google images)

Thursday, 14 March 2019

How to stay safe and Healthy during Hot weather


These days the intensity of the sun’s rays is kind of intolerable. Even though we are supposed to beheading gradually into the rainy season, it is generally believed by experts that the worldwide climate change may just be responsible for the level of heat experienced these days especially in certain parts of the country such as the northern parts and even Lagos!. Heat, health experts say does come with its health concerns such as the followings.

CSM vaccination (source: Google images)

Friday, 8 March 2019

How to Gain Weight healthily and naturally without Stress


As they say, ‘one man’s meat is another man’s poison; and as my people will say too, ‘osondi, owendi’ – meaning that while a thing is a delight to some, the same is anguish to others. But that is just the irony of life. The issue of weight gain and weight reduction is just as applicable in regards to the aforementioned maxims. Just as so many are battling so hard – sweating it out and spending hard earned income trying to lose weight or shed excess fat, some are having nightmare - struggling in their desire to gain weight!

Looking to gain weight? It's very easy. (Photo: Google images)

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

How to Identify, test for Real or Original Honey


Honey is that sweet yellow liquid produced by bees. According to Wikipedia, Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance produced by bees and some related insects. Bees produce honey from the sugary secretions of plants or from secretions of other insects, by regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation. Bees store honey in wax structures called honeycombs. But, how do you identify the real from the fake honey varieties out there?

Real Honey (photo: Google images)

Friday, 25 January 2019

Seizures or Convulsions: How to Treat and Prevent Febrile Convulsions in Children at Home


Convulsion is usually a sudden uncontrollable attack or violent uncontrollable contractions of muscles. Experts say convulsions or seizures occur due to sudden, abnormal electrical activity in the brain - which brings about changes in an individual’s consciousness.They also say this can well be managed at home.
Sudden high temperatures should be watched (Photo: Google images)

Friday, 18 January 2019

Eat the Rainbow: The Many Health Benefits of Consuming Multicoloured Fruits and Vegetables


Have you ever thought that the colours of what you feed on could be important; what significance do these colours really have for you? Now, there are seven colours that make up the ‘spectrum’ or colours of the rainbow. When I was a small boy in the village we heard, and even sometimes on our own made up stories of all sorts. Nature has in a way built in all these colours into the foods, especially fruits and vegetables that we need to eat for optimum health.

Eat variety of colours (photo: Google images)

Friday, 11 January 2019

Therapeutic uses of Ginger: Treat Cough, Sore throat, Make Ginger Tea, and more


Ginger is a perennial plant having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reed-like stems. It is a knotted, underground stem packed full with nature's healing properties. Apart from its many therapeutic uses, ginger is a popular food seasoning used widely in Asian cookery. The US National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus website states that the chemicals packed in ginger may be effectual in reducing nausea and inflammation. The chemicals in this potent herb according to research, work majorly in the stomach and intestines. They have also been seen to be able to affect the brain and nervous system, and the herbal root has been effectively applied in the treatment of many ailments such as cough, sore throat, etc.
Ginger home remedy (photo: google images)