Monday, October 31, 2016

Combating Polio in Nigeria Again

With the re-emergence of cases of
poliomyelitis, the fatally crippling
disease in Nigeria, operators of the health sector have been wondering what went wrong. This is because the fresh cases emerged after the country had been certified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as polio free.
Prior to that certification, Nigeria was one of only three countries, including Pakistan and Afghanistan that were categorised as polio endemic. So, it became a tough challenge for the country to fight itself out of that negative circle.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Signs Of Heart Failure You Must Not Overlook

The heart is a pump and heart failure occurs when the heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as it should. It can be ongoing (chronic) or may start suddenly (acute). Between 20 to 30 per cent of all admissions in Nigerian hospitals today are related to heart diseases, notably heart failure.

 Currently, heart failure has no cure. The patient will need to take medicines and follow a treatment plan for the rest of his life. Despite treatment, symptoms may get worse over time. You may not be able to do many of the things that you did before you had heart failure. 

Saturday, October 29, 2016

WOWA Screens Atleast 500 Women of Breast Cancer

About 500 women in different categories have benefitted from free breast cancer screening and mammogram exercises at the Nigerian Navy hospital, Calabar the Cross River State Capital.

The Zonal Director, Eastern Naval Command, Mrs Omotayo Oluwale, opined that poverty is one of the leading causes of cancer fatalities among women who are financially constraint to access screening for early detection.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Adolesence and Moms:Thing you need to know about Menstrual Cycle

uterus position for menstrual cycle

Menstrual cycle occurs only in women. It can start from when they are young and ends only when they attain their menopausal stage. Menstruation is said to be the crying of the uterus when pregnancy didn't happen in a woman's body every month.

Menstrual cycle is the bleeding from the crumbling of the lining of the uterus which entails the culmination of a series of interlocked events that prepares the uterus to accept a fertilized egg. So when pregnancy did not take place in a woman, this prepared lining is shed from the uterus causing the entire cycle of events to take place.

The main controller of these events is the hypothalamus, which is a part of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei with different functions that is linked to the nervous system to the endocrine system via pituitary gland. So this hypothalamus which is part of the brain is affected by emotions and upsets and its demonstrated by the fact that menstruation may cease after a particularly strong emotional upset by the girl or woman.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

6 Healthy Food Alternatives To Curb Chips and Chocolate Cravings

coconut chips
Coconut Chips instead of Potato Chips
Alot of people crave for potato chips all around the world. Research shows that there is a hazadrous substance that is unintentionally gotten through the processing of Potato chips. Its called Acrylamide- a substance that causes cancer and is potentially neurotoxic chemical which is generated from a rich-carbohydrated food mostly when its cooked, baked or toasted in a very high temperature of 100°C.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Health Tips For Growing Old Gracefully

old people doing a back brain exercise

There's this saying that, "Women are expected to live extra 32 years from the time they enter menopause than men". But that happen only when you indulge in healthy nutrition and good physical and mental exercises, better healthcare and have good social support from family and friends.

You can be Old yet feel very young in your body and in vitality. Here are some healthy tips to help you actualize that:

Because older people's mental capacity diminishes as they approaches old age. Embark yourself in some exercises such as talking a pole to pole walk as your strength can carry and having some mind games like playing a long word game. This will help you work on your mental health and on your brain functionalities so as to avoid suffering from dementia or Alzeheimer's diseases.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

How I Setup my Blogs with 1& Custom Domain and Free Blogger Host

a laptop with sme writing materials, phone and glass of coffee on a wooden table

You don't need much experience before you can setup  a business blog or website. If you can adhere these instruction am about to provide here carefully and tactfully you will own almost a free blog. I decided to bring this topic up here to help those who wants to own a monetizing blog but don't know how to go about it.

How to open a free Blogger site

You can setup your blog using either a smartphone, Android phone, Tablet, ipad, laptop or a computer and of course your internet to start creating your blog now.

Now, open your browser, I prefer using google Chrome or Bing but you can use anyone you are comfortable with as your browser option.
Secure a gmail account, you can create one if you don't have any.

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