EAR INFECTION: What should you know?

EAR INFECTION: What should you know?

EAR INFECTION The ear is an organ of hearing. Apart from detecting, transmitting and transducing sound to the brain, the ear also helps to maintain our sense of balance. The ear is divided into three (3) major parts which are the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear....

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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: How harmful?

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: How harmful?

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) Harmful health practices are procedures that are injurious to health and non-beneficial. This practice violates a person's rights to health, security and physical integrity.  Female genital mutilation sometimes called female...

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TEMPER TANTRUM IN CHILDREN

TEMPER TANTRUM IN CHILDREN

Tantrum  Tantrum is common in children, a scenario of standing in the supermarket getting stuff and suddenly, your kids fall himself on floor rolling and fist ponding the ground after informing him there is no chocolate for him and offering apple instead. This can...

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WEIGHT LOSS IN OLDER ADULTS

WEIGHT LOSS IN OLDER ADULTS

WEIGHT LOSS IN ADULT: What you need to know Unintentional weight loss is a common condition among elders. It is often associated with several factors and health deterioration. Many older adults lose weight as they ageing. This could cause for alarm and concern. It is...

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HAIR LOSS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

HAIR LOSS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW

Hair loss otherwise known as alopecia is an excessive loss of hair from the scalp. It can occur without scarring of the scalp which is most common.  This can be present in different ways depending on the cause. It can be temporary, permanent, sudden, or gradual. Not...

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WHY FATTY MEAL IS BAD FOR YOU

WHY FATTY MEAL IS BAD FOR YOU

When it comes to dietary fat, the keys to a healthy diet are eating the right type of fat, and limiting daily intake. While it seems to be enjoyable on special occasions as treats, fatty meal typically contain a high level of fats that contribute to elevated blood...

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REPRODUCTIVE TRACT INFECTIONS IN FEMALES

REPRODUCTIVE TRACT INFECTIONS IN FEMALES

REPRODUCTIVE TRACT INFECTIONS IN FEMALES Reproductive tract infections (RTI's) refer to infections that affect the reproductive system which can lead to adverse health outcomes such as infertility and ectopic pregnancy amidst other adverse outcomes. These infections...

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HEPATITIS B IN PREGNANCY.

HEPATITIS B IN PREGNANCY.

Hepatitis B in pregnancy is subject matter on women's health that hasn't been addressed enough in this part of the world and the education of women and everyone in general on the subject is essential for the good health of the baby inutero. Pregnant women infected...

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Do you examine your breast?

Do you examine your breast?

Do you examine your breast? Breast cancer is the second most frequent cancer and the leading cause of death in women throughout the world. Progression of breast cancer is more rapid in younger aged women, especially of child-bearing age, as compared to older ones...

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CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

CONVENIENCE FOODS: TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT

Many times we get too busy to start up a meal from the scratch; then what do we do? We try to go for something quick and less stressful to prepare- something convenient! In fact, it can be said that, modern society survives on such foods. Now, let’s look at the...

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TOOTH BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EFFECTIVELY

TOOTH BRUSHING AND FLOSSING EFFECTIVELY

Tooth brushing and flossing effectively is a necessity because good oral hygiene is very important as periodontal disease is a major cause of tooth problems in both adults and children alike. Effective tooth brushing and flossing daily is a very important part of...

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DENGUE FEVER (Break bone Fever)

DENGUE FEVER (Break bone 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...

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EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART

Are you interested in exercising for a healthy heart, you on the right page, let's start by briefly discussing the cardiovascular system which has three main components: the heart, the blood vessel and the blood itself. The adult heart beats about 70 to 80 times in a...

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Telemedicine with eDokita

Telemedicine with eDokita

Telemedicine is the best chance we have at bridging the wide gap between the demand and supply of medical services.To say the health sector has faced and is still facing several challenges which is evident in the health indices of the world at large may be an...

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