September 19, 2017

Hypertension In Nigeria: We Need A Salt/Sodium Policy To Reduce Unhealthy Diets

Walk into any health centre, public or private and the first thing after registration is to get your vital signs, which includes your blood pressure. It is no longer news that the prevalence of hypertension or high blood pressure is high among the Nigerian population. The global burden of hypertension […]
September 19, 2017

Yellow Fever Case Confirmed In Kwara State, Nigeria

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed one case of Yellow Fever in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State. According to the WHO, Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected #mosquitoes. Symptoms of yellow fever include fever, headache, jaundice, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting and […]
September 18, 2017

Our Male-Dominated Society Must Help To Stop The Daily Death Of 110 Nigerian Women

It should be the privilege and joy of married couples who are able to bear children to provide mortal bodies for the spirit children of God, whom they are then responsible to nurture and rear but the statistics of the number of women who die everyday from complications of pregnancy […]
September 17, 2017

15 Foods That Cause You To Pass Gas

The average person passes gas 14 to 23 times a day. It’s healthy and normal but can sometimes be embarrassing. Are you tired of silly jokes and occasional upset? Here’s a list of foods that increase the passage of intestinal gas. Now you can take charge of bloating and gassiness. […]
September 16, 2017

Here’s How To Show Empathy To People With Mental Health Illness

We all have mental health. It’s something we all have to take care of. It impacts everyone.
September 15, 2017

Mental Hygiene: A Good Night’s Sleep Can Help You Clean Up Your Brain

Having sound mental health means that your ‘mental hygiene’ is intact. How then can we clean up our brains? A good night’s sleep can certainly leave you feeling refreshed, but getting regular sleep is actually critical to having a healthy brain as well as a healthy mind. This explains why […]