Enlarged Breast in Males (Gynaecomastia)

Enlarged Breast in Males (Gynaecomastia)

Enlarged breast in males is known medically as gynaecomastia. It usually affects both breasts but may affect one breast. It occurs as a result of proliferation of glands of the breast due to imbalance in the action of the hormones oestrogen and testosterone. It should...

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MEAL PLANNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

MEAL PLANNING FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

Most parents often wonder how best to feed their little children, especially when they are picky eaters. More than half of the parents will agree that there is actually nothing more frustrating than having your children refuse what you painstakingly prepared. Apart...

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Benefits of Breastfeeding To The Family And Society

Benefits of Breastfeeding To The Family And Society

Benefits of breastfeeding Breastfeeding, an age-long practice is a core child survival strategy as identified by the World Health Organisation. The wellbeing of neonates has an impact on the state of the nation including economic, social, and health. The role of this...

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FOOD ALLERGIES:Different From Food Intolerance

FOOD ALLERGIES:Different From Food Intolerance

Food allergies are immune system reactions that occur soon after eating some particular foods. That is, the body's immune system sees a certain kind of food as harmful and reacts by causing symptoms known as ALLERGIC REACTIONS. Foods that cause allergic reactions are...

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IRON DEFICIENCY:MOST COMMON TYPE OF ANEMIA

IRON DEFICIENCY:MOST COMMON TYPE OF ANEMIA

The popular believe that mixing egg with milk or malt with milk and taking it as blood tonic to suddenly increase or boost your blood levels, or as a blood tonic, is wrong and not in any way scientifically proven. Blood is vital to the human body system. The red blood...

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8 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE OATS

8 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE OATS

Oats are super great and healthy for breakfast. They are a type of gluten-free coarse flour made of hulled oat grains. Oatmeal is called different names, depending on how they are processed. Milled oats are usually referred to as “white oats”, steel cut oats are known as “coarse oat” or ‘irish oats” and rolled oats “old fashioned oat”. Oats are good for children adults and old-aged people. I personally love oats because it is not only highly nutritious, but it also fills me up, has a pleasant taste, gives me varieties of ways to prepare it and takes less time to prepare. Isn’t that great? Not convinced? Then I will be showing you 8 reasons why I think you should also love oats.

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TOURETTE SYNDROME:Causes and Treatment

TOURETTE SYNDROME:Causes and Treatment

Tourette syndrome is a neurological disorder that involves repetitive movements ore unwanted sounds (tics) that can’t be easily controlled. It is the most severe form of a tic disorder. Tic disorder is a sudden repetitive movement, gesture or utterance. Tics are...

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CEREBRAL PALSY: UNDERSTANDING IT

CEREBRAL PALSY: UNDERSTANDING IT

Cerebral palsy is one of the ailments that could hinder growth and development.Growth and development is essential in human lives as it is the yardstick to measure the milestones been reached in life. An ailment that would then alter normal growth and development is a...

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DOWN SYNDROME:AN OVERVIEW ON IT

DOWN SYNDROME:AN OVERVIEW ON IT

Down syndrome is a common genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21,it is also known as trisomy 21.It is named after John Langdon Down, a British Doctor who fully described the syndrome in 1866. It is typically associated...

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Otitis Externa: Causes and Treatment

Otitis Externa: Causes and Treatment

Otitis externa is otherwise known as swimmer's ear. This is because it is found to affect swimmers. External otitis is a condition that occurs when the ear canal becomes irritated. The ear canal is the part of the ear that leads from the outer ear to the ear drum....

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Best Breastfeeding Positions

Best Breastfeeding Positions

Breastfeeding, one of the most natural acts in the world, takes practice. Learning how to hold and support your baby in a comfortable position calls for coordination and patience. Yet finding a nursing hold that works for you and your infant is well worth the effort....

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Baby Bottles:How to Safely Clean Them

Baby Bottles:How to Safely Clean Them

The baby bottles  you feed your babies with play a vital role in determining the state of health of your kids.Babies are very delicate and so must be adequately cared for. The use of infant formula feeding often times exposes infant to infections and food poisoning....

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Why Should Your Children Be Immunized?

Why Should Your Children Be Immunized?

Have you ever wondered why your children should be immunized? It is best to secure your children s health by getting them immunized. This is better than risking their lives to various childhood disease. Immunizations can save your child’s life: Gone are the days when...

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Secrets to Child Weaning.

Secrets to Child Weaning.

Child weaning is the process whereby adult meal is gradually introduced into an infant’s diet.  Pediatricians usually encourage this process to take place at the age of 6 months and above.  Research has shown that a baby gets all the nutrients needed before the age of...

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Childhood Obesity:What You Should Know

Childhood Obesity:What You Should Know

Dietary excess can lead to various medical conditions including childhood obesity. These depends on the particular nutrient that is in excess or result from a general excess of all nutrients.The most common form of over nutrition is obesity.Childhood obesity is a...

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