DANGERS OF APHRODISIACS

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Aphrodisiacs, an alluring topic for centuries, captured human imagination with promises of enhanced desire, passion, and sexual performance. From oysters and chocolate to exotic herbs and even mystical rituals, aphrodisiacs have played a prominent role in human culture and customs. But what’s the truth behind these reputed love-enhancing substances? Aphrodisiacs (Myths vs. Facts) Oysters they […]

Hemorrhoids

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Hemorrhoids, also referred to as piles, are swollen and inflamed veins located in the rectum or anus. They can be internal, situated inside the rectum, or external, found under the skin surrounding the anus. Hemorrhoids affect millions of people around the world. And despite their prevalence, many individuals are unaware of the causes, symptoms, and […]

Intermittent Fasting

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There are numerous dietary and even trendy eating plans that aren’t entirely healthy for everyone, especially if your goal includes cutting down excess calories and weight loss. It is crucial to note that when you eat is just as important as what you eat. That is why the subject of intermittent fasting can be beneficial […]

MENINGITIS

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Meningitis is a potentially life-threatening condition that affects the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Characterized by inflammation of the meninges, it can lead to severe complications if not diagnosed and treated promptly. What is Meningitis? This is an infection that can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. The most common types […]

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

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Mental health is a state of psychological well-being in which there is the absence of a mental disorder in a person. It is the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment. It also includes the ability to enjoy life, create balance between life activities, and be […]

Understanding mouth odour

Mouth odour, also known as halitosis, is a common problem that affects many people. It is often caused by poor oral hygiene, but it can also be a sign of an underlying health condition. Having bad breath can be embarrassing and may impact your self-confidence. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent and treat mouth odour. […]

What Do Patients Really Want?

Q3, 2020 As we continue our match towards Universal Health Coverage, we are committed to building a patient-centric health ecosystem. Knowing that data-driven businesses are more able to adapt to change and deliver high-quality services, we always use data to stay true to our promise of a ‘wow experience’ for every enrollee, anytime they need […]

Men’s Health: Cardiovascular Disease

Men’s Health: Cardiovascular Disease Some say men are “endangered species” with a statistic pointing out that, on average, men die five years earlier than women. While there are many factors that influence this statistic, we will look at one big contributor to male mortality – cardiovascular diseases. There is a truism that says “men put […]

3 Ways Fasting Changes How Your Body Works

Ramadan is here! For Muslims, this month involves going without food and water from dawn to dusk as well as practising more charity in the hope of getting closer to God. The spiritual benefits aside, how exactly does fasting affect your physical body? We have some answers: While fasting, the body starts to tap energy […]

How To Tackle Hypertension Without Medication

Hypertension is another name for high blood pressure, it is a very common and serious condition affecting more than 1.5 million people per year in Nigeria. It is the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria. Young adults, an increasing number of teenagers and even children are among the growing number of Nigerians developing high blood […]