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 […]

Lactose Intolerance

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In a world where dairy products seem to be a predominant in many diets, a significant portion of the world’s population faces a unique challenge; lactose intolerance. This common digestive disorder can cause discomfort and inconvenience, however, with the right knowledge and strategies, those affected can still enjoy a balanced and satisfying diet. And it […]

INSOMNIA

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Introduction Sleep is an essential aspect of our lives, promoting physical and mental well-being. However, millions of individuals worldwide suffer from a common sleep disorder known as insomnia. It is characterized by difficulties in falling asleep, staying asleep, or experiencing poor sleep quality. It can have harmful effects on a person’s overall health, productivity, and […]

Happy Nurses Week

Dear valued readers, As we celebrate International Nurses Week, we take a moment to acknowledge and appreciate the invaluable contributions that nurses make to our healthcare system. This week provides us with an opportunity to recognize the tireless efforts of nurses worldwide, who work tirelessly to provide exceptional care to patients and families. The theme […]

ARTHRITIS

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Arthritis is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide, and it is one of the leading causes of disability among adults. This chronic disease can cause pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints, which can make it difficult to carry out everyday tasks. It is very important to understand what it is, the different […]

Oral cancer

Oral cancer is a type of cancer that affects the mouth and throat. It can develop in any part of the oral cavity, including the lips, gums, tongue, and the inner lining of the cheeks. Oral cancer can be life-threatening if it is not diagnosed and treated early. Symptoms of Oral Cancer The symptoms of […]

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. […]

Share Affection, Not Infection

Hey, it’s love season! It’s Valentine’s Day; a day set outside for individuals around the world to express love in all of its forms. Whether you’re single, married, entangled, separated, or divorced, I bet there’s someone with whom you desire to express love and show affection. When you consider the origin of Valentine’s Day, it […]

Infertility in Men

Infertility is a medical condition of the male and female reproductive system that is characterized by the inability to achieve a pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse. Infertility plagues millions of people worldwide with negative impacts on family dynamics and society at large. Infertility is a complex disease condition that […]

The benefits of hand washing in disease prevention

Handwashing is the simple act of cleaning one’s hands with soap and water to remove gems, viruses, bacteria, and/or microorganisms, including dirt and other potentially harmful substances adhered to the hands. This is so important because it helps to prevent not just only the occurrence of preventable disease conditions, but also the spread of these […]