Are You Sick, Or Is It Hypochondria?

What Is Hypochondria? Hypochondria, also called hypochondriasis is when a person sees unusual physical sensations & minor symptoms as an indication of a severe medical condition. People with hypochondriasis may now diagnosed as having an illness anxiety disorder. It is this excessive anxiety — rather than the physical symptoms — that can cause distress that disrupts your […]

Peptic Ulcer – Causes, Symptoms and How To Prevent

What is Peptic Ulcer? A peptic ulcer is an open sore that forms on the lining of your stomach, the lower part of your esophagus, and small intestine. What are the causes of peptic ulcers? The major causes of peptic ulcer include An infection by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori causes irritation to the inner layer […]

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 […]

Does Your Vagina Fart During Sex?

Have you ever let one rip while tumbling under the duvet? You were probably embarrassed and laughed it off nervously while praying that the smell would not kill your partner. The good news is that you did not fart during sex. What happened is that your vagina had some air in it that you let […]