Women's Health

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Causes, symptoms & treatment

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a clinical condition mainly characterized by severe vomiting, nausea, weight loss, and electrolyte disturbance. This should not be confused with morning sickness that happens to be a milder situation of a woman in early pregnancy. Mild...

EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

The cardiovascular system has three main components: the heart, the blood vessel and the blood itself. The adult heart beats about 70 to 80 times in a minute, when at rest. The major function of the heart is to pump blood and distribute oxygen and nutrients throughout...

DRUG ABUSE

Take a break, look at the society, take your time to study the youths most especially teenagers and with no doubt you find a whole lot of them going into what is popularly known as DRUG ABUSE. Drug abuse is the habitual consumption of illegal substances, which could...

PROBIOTICS

Whenever we hear “BACTERIA”, what comes to our minds are diseases, infections, etc. As a result of this erroneous belief, the idea of consuming foods that contain certain live bacteria is hard to accept. But the irony of the whole thing is that, unknowingly to us, we...

DENGUE FEVER

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus. The virus has five types and an infection with one type, confers life-long immunity to that particular type and short term immunity to other types. Dengue virus is transmitted by an infected aedes...

Something in your eyes? Here is what to do

Having anything stuck somewhere in or on your body isn’t exactly a panic but a foreign object in the eyes can be so unpleasant ranging from feeling of a minor nuisance to complete agony, putting you in an uncomfortable position. Foreign objects in your eyes can be...

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