Breaking The Silence On Drug Abuse

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Opioid overdoses have become a tragic and far-reaching crisis affecting individuals from all walks of life. These potent drugs, which include prescription pain relievers, synthetic opioids like fentanyl, and illicit substances like heroin, can cause a dangerous suppression of the central nervous system, leading to respiratory depression and, in many cases, death. To address this […]

Before You Swallow That Antibiotic Drug

“Doctor, I have typhoid and malaria.” “Doctor, I know I have malaria. It is my body.” In Nigeria, typhoid and malaria are the infamous twins responsible for many visits to the hospital. Many Nigerians believe that they have one or both so they abuse the drugs needed for their treatment. Antibiotics and anti-malarial drugs are […]

Why Your Medicine May Not Be Working

So you’ve seen the doctor – by telemedicine or in person – because of some health concerns and she prescribed some medication for you to take. Maybe it was for your allergy, ulcer or cold, whatever it is, you’ve taken the drugs but you aren’t feeling better.  Here are some things you may be doing wrongly:  Poor Schedule Adherence  Sometimes, the things we overlook […]