Antibiotics are useful, Don’t make them useless!

As we step into World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, let us take a closer look at antibiotics and why using them responsibly is more crucial than ever. Imagine this, you are down with a cold, and the temptation to reach for antibiotics is strong. Here is the reality check—using antibiotics for a viral infection will not […]

Food Poisoning

Don’t let that Jollof rice make you regret your life choices! Food poisoning is no joke, it’s an illness caused by eating contaminated food that can make you feel like you’re in the ring with Muhammad Ali. Some of the symptoms include stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhoea. How can you avoid this illness? First things first, […]

Indigestion and Heartburn

Do you often feel a burning sensation in your chest or a feeling of discomfort after a meal? If yes, then you might be experiencing heartburn or indigestion. It’s a common digestive issue that affects many of us. But what causes it? One of the main culprits is eating too quickly. When you eat too […]

Are You Tired of Sitting on a Painful Secret? Learn How to Manage Piles!

Piles, the not-so-pleasant condition that affects many people, is something that is not often discussed. Piles, also known as hemorrhoids, are swollen veins in the rectum or anus that can cause discomfort, itching, and bleeding. The causes of piles are numerous, but a few common ones include a diet high in processed foods, chronic constipation, […]

Matters of the heart: Addressing Heart disease

The heart is an extraordinary organ, tirelessly pumping blood and keeping us alive- day in and day out. But what happens when this vital organ becomes compromised? Heart disease occurs, a broad term that encompasses a range of conditions affecting the heart. If we do not take care of our hearts, we risk developing this […]

The Silent Killer: Hypertension

First, let us define hypertension. Hypertension is a condition in which the force of blood against the walls of the arteries is too high. This means that the heart has to work harder to pump blood, which can lead to serious health problems such as heart attacks, strokes, and kidney disease. In the West African […]

A Call to Action: Combating Drug Abuse Among Nigerian Youths

From the bustling streets to the rural villages, the problem of drug abuse is widespread and growing. Drug abuse is a major issue among youths in Nigeria. Many factors contribute to this problem and it’s important to understand them to develop effective solutions Tracing the Root of the Problem One of the most common factors […]

The Relationship between Hunger and Ulcer

Have you ever wondered why you always hear the phrase, “Eat o! So you don’t develop ulcer” whenever you skip a meal or delay eating? While there may be some truth to the connection between hunger and ulcer, the actual cause of ulcers is far more complex than just missing a meal. So, before you […]

Boosting Your Brainpower

How often do you think about your brain, the organ that controls your entire body? Do you ever marvel at its capability and how much work it does every day? Do you check in to give it a little spring clean and recharge it from time to time? Like every other part of our body […]

Health Check: How often do people go for checkups?

Our body operates like an engine and like one, it needs maintenance. Think of how you fix dates to get your car serviced or how you lift the bonnet now and again to check the oil level. Your body needs you to check in, just like that or even more. How often do you go […]