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September 20, 2022

WHEN TO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST

Introduction The skin is the largest organ in the human body. But more than its size, the skin protects the body from germs, clothes the blood vessels, nerves, and other organs, repels water and to top it up, plays a major role in our overall wellbeing. It’s your body’s first line of defense and as

September 20, 2022

WHAT IS ROOT CANAL?

Introduction To understand what a root canal, one first needs to understand the structure of the tooth. The diagram below will be supplemental. Deciphering The Tooth Structure  As shown above, the tooth is made up of two parts namely: the crown and the root.  The crown is the top part of the tooth that can be

August 11, 2022

TIPS TO REMEMBER DURING A MEDICAL EMERGENCY

Introduction We can do everything to ensure safety and to prevent unplanned medical situations but no matter how great our preventive measures are, the reality is that emergencies happen. That is the fact. Whereas we cannot tell when these emergencies will happen, to whom they will happen and what nature they will happen in, we

August 9, 2022

THE LOOMING END OF ARTHRITIS

There is a saying that every human born on this planet, should longevity permit, will develop arthritis. In simple terms, arthritis means a painful joint resulting from wear and tear in the adjoining joint surfaces. In a normal joint, the ends of the bones that meet are normally lined by a biologic plastic like covering

August 9, 2022

BRAIN TUMORS… Together we are stronger!

World brain tumor day was celebrated last month to raise awareness about brain tumors and dispel related misconceptions and with theme “together we are stronger”, Heeding the advocacy call-to-action for increased awareness, this piece aims to enlighten us about brain tumors, the risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options. Brain tumors are abnormal growths within or

August 9, 2022

Cow Warts, Nuns and Priests

What is Hypertension? Cervical cancer refers to cancer of the neck of the womb (where babies come through) and has remained a serious health problem in Nigeria and other developing countries. This should no longer be the case in any country in the 21st-century because there are now several ways to prevent women getting this

August 9, 2022

Primary Causes Of Hypertension

What is Hypertension? According to WHO (World Health Organization), hypertension is a person’s blood pressure is too high. Blood pressure is the amount of force that brings about the circulation of blood against the walls of the arteries in the body, and arteries are the major blood vessels in the body. Two ways to Determine

October 8, 2021

Benefits of Antenatal for Mother and Child

Benefits of antenatal for mother and child

What is Antenatal Care? According to United Nations’ inter-agency estimates, from 2000 to 2017, the global maternal mortality ratio declined by 38 per cent – from 342 deaths to 211 deaths per 100,000 live births. This decline is primarily due to the support, health advice and guidance offered by health professionals to expectant mothers during

September 15, 2021

How to Keep Your Heart in Good Condition

How to Keep Your Heart in Good Condition

The heart is a very vital organ of the body, responsible for pumping blood through a network of arteries and veins. Four chambers make up the heart; the right atrium, the left atrium, the right ventricle and the left ventricle. The chambers perform the interconnected responsibility of receiving and transporting blood within the body. The

August 5, 2021

Dental Hygiene: Best Practices For Healthy Teeth

Dental Hygiene: Best Practices For Healthy Teeth

Keeping your mouth fresh and clean is one of the most important things to do daily and a good way to achieve this is by brushing your teeth regularly. Dental hygiene is a part of general oral health and must be incorporated in everyday life to avoid dental problems and diseases of the oral cavity.