Wednesday, 8 March 2017

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HONEY AND A BITING ULCER.

Definition
An ulcer is an erosion (open sore) on the surface of an organ or tissue. Ulcers most commonly erupt in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, in which case they are known as peptic ulcers. About five million Americans have peptic ulcers.

Causes
The problem begins, in most cases, with a spiral-shaped germ that seems to live for one purpose, digging holes in our stomachs. This bacterium, known as

Monday, 6 March 2017

GETTING BACK IN SHAPE AFTER CHILDBIRTH.

Here you are! You have carried your baby for several months. Now that she is here, you could not be happier to see her beautiful face. Once the two of you settle into a routine, you will probably be ready to start losing the weight you gained during pregnancy. You should plan to return to your pre-pregnancy weight by 6 to 12 months after delivery. Most women lose half of their baby weight by 6 weeks after childbirth (postpartum).

Sunday, 5 March 2017

TOMATO ALLERGY: A DETAILED OVERVIEW.

Yesterday we were exposed to the wonders of tomatoes, you can read about it here in case you missed it. There are side effects too, which you will be very interested in, so that you can better handle it if need be.

Sometimes when we get sick, it is not a deficiency or system failure case. Some signs and symptoms are the caused by allergies which could range from food to spices to fruits to vegetable allergy. In this article, we will be looking at

Saturday, 4 March 2017

THE WONDERS OF THE TOMATOES.

We had talked about the watermelon and soursop and you can find the articles here and here. Today we look at the miracle in tomatoes.

Eating tomatoes can help reduce the risk of cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, scientists have revealed. Tomatoes are widely known for their outstanding antioxidant content, anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting properties, plus benefits to heart health.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

VISUAL TALKS: NIGHT BLINDNESS AND ALL.

Have you ever heard of the term night blindness? It may paint a picture of an individual’s inability to see at night. This is incorrect. Night blindness is technically referred to as nyctalopia, and is regarded as a visual impairment. People who battle this impairment experience poor vision in dimly lit rooms or at night. In this article, we’ll tackle the causes of night blindness, different night blindness treatments as well as other aspects associated with poor night

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A NEUROTIC?

Sometimes, we get anxious about various things in life, we can have fears and worries which are genuine. This is especially because uncertainties cannot be predicted, in their very nature. However, the emotions become a threat to productiveness when we let them go over the board. This is when people get ‘neurotic’.

So what does neurotic mean? In the basic definition of the word,

Monday, 27 February 2017

WEIGHT LOSS: NUTRITION MYTHS AND FACTS.

Some people look at me and wonder, sometimes aloud and to my hearing, how I am able to keep fit. They always ask what they should do or not do. They want to know if all they have heard about weight loss is right. Well, in this article is a summary of what works and what does not work, when it comes to weight loss.

"Lose 30 pounds in 30 days!"

Sunday, 26 February 2017

THE WONDERS OF WATERMELON.

We had earlier talked about the health benefits of soursop, view it here in case you missed it.The next in no particular order of significance is the watermelon.

Watermelon is an unusual fruit source of the carotenoid lycopene and a rich source of phenolic antioxidants. Watermelon contains cucurbitacin E, a triterpene anti-inflammatory phytonutrient, and unusual amounts of the amino acid citrulline. Watermelon is a very good source of vitamin C.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

THE THIRD EYE: IT IS NOT ALL MAGIC.

For some, it is a means to an end and for others; it is an end in itself. The intuitive sense, popularly known as the 'third eye' is the magic behind future-tellers and seers. In this post, I just want to demystify the phenomenon as against the regular belief that it is always demonically-induced. 

You cannot argue with the fact that the Earth is waking up from this man created illusion that we have been living in,

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

GET A SPARKLING WHITE SET OF TEETH AGAIN.

If you have stubborn stains on your teeth, it affects your smile and consequently, your self-esteem. You do not necessarily have to spend a fortune in order to get them white again because there are natural, home-based solutions. The most prominent of all is the strawberry treatment.
STAWBERRIES
Looking to make those pearly whites shine a little brighter?

Sunday, 19 February 2017

DIARRHOEA: KILLER OF CHILDREN


Diarrhoea is a condition in which one frequently passes loose stools or constantly suffers liquid bowel movements. It is a serious sickness which affects children more than adults and, if not treated, could be fatal. Diarrhoea occurs when fluids cannot be absorbed from the contents of one’s stomach, or when too much fluids enters the bowel. Although, children tend to pass loose stools a lot, it becomes a cause for concern when it is too watery and frequent.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

TRICKS FOR GETTING RID OF THAT BELLY FAT.

Sometimes, it is not your entire body that needs a fat reduction, may just be your stomach and then you may be stuck on how to tailor your activities to the necessary part. Well then, let us get to it. Fat can accumulate in your body due to many factors including leading a sedentary lifestyle and eating large amount of high fat and sugary foods. Genetics, age and structure of your body may determine

Friday, 17 February 2017

DEALING WITH HANGOVER ANXIETY.

There is a big difference between a normal hangover and a hangover anxiety. Have you ever felt a bit down or just generally depressed the morning after a night of drinking a lot of alcohol? If this is something that you can relate to you, then you will be comforted to hear that you are not alone. This feeling is termed as “hangover anxiety”, a state where you feel symptoms of anxiety following the consumption of alcohol.

Thursday, 16 February 2017

SWIMMER'S EAR: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Swimmer's ear (also called otitis externa) is a painful condition of the visible or outer portion of the ear and ear canal (outer ear). Males and females of all ages are affected by otitis externa equally, but children and teenagers most frequently develop this type of ear infection.

Swimmer's ear is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from your eardrum to the outside of your head.

LOSE ALL THE EXCESS WEIGHT IN ONE MONTH.

 It is not impossible to attain that balanced weight you need for a perfect stature. However, a lot of determination, commitment and self-control is required.

There are many fad diets out there promising to help you lose weight fast in one month. It is particularly tempting to fall prey to one of these schemes when you have an engagement, say your wedding, coming within the next month and you need to lose weight fast.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

THE WONDERS OF THE SOURSOP PLANT.

Soursop
This plant is one of the most over-looked, yet it is among the most beneficial. If you have traveled extensively in Africa, Mexico, the Caribbean, and parts of South America, then you have likely seen the soursop tree, which is an evergreen tree with the scientific name Annona muricana. They are known for their succulent white endocarp. They are replete in southern Nigeria. The fruit-pulp is soft with an agreeably sour flavour.

GETTING RID OF THE SMOKING LIFESTYLE.

I was amazed by a simple discovery. I in a mini-mart some years back and this breaded, fair-skinned, lanky young adult walked in and requested for a pack of cigarettes. As the cash and product exchange took place, I glanced at the pack and read warning which says that smokers are liable to die young. I was shocked, and shocked, but at the same time concerned. I wondered why

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE GROWTH HORMONE.

An Overview

There are many diseases associated with excess or deficient secretion of growth hormone in the body, even though this might not be immediately assessed. Growth hormone deficiency, also known as the GH deficiency or GHD, is a condition related with the pituitary gland. The gland is situated at the base of a human brain and is responsible for production of hormones including the growth hormone.

FINDING SOME CALM IN THE TURBULENT SEAS.

Stress large dosages can be quite frustrating. Some of us are really good at handling it all, and in helping others manage to keep their heads up. A few times though, it gets totally unbearable even for those in the helping profession themselves. This is when you get to experience a burnout.

Not all of us are affected in the same way by the same stressors in life. Some

Monday, 13 February 2017

SUNLIGHT: A RAY A DAY, KEEPS YOU HEALTHY.

Sunlight can be very discomforting, especially during the hot season, but before you go all in just to avoid a ray of light from the sun, let us get through with an enlightening explanation.

It is not just plants that absorb and metabolize sunlight. Human beings do it too. However, the relationship between sun exposure and health in humans is not as straightforward as we might want it to be.

Sunday, 12 February 2017

HABIT FORMATION: CONQUER AND MAKE THE DESIRED CHANGE.

Most of us started the year with some resolutions, or simple decisions about habits and lifestyle as the case may be. You do not want to go through the months either giving up along the way or not entirely achieving the set goals. Sticking to the plans to take up new, positive habits or to get rid of old, toxic ones is not as easy as saying or writing them down. There’s good news though: all of your habit goals are attainable. It only takes yourself and a

Saturday, 11 February 2017

DISARMING DIABETES.

Diabetes is on the rise, yet most cases are preventable and some can even be reversed. Taking steps to prevent and control diabetes does not mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You don’t have to give up sweets entirely or resign yourself to a lifetime of bland food. 
It might be hard to believe, but when you prick your finger with a meter and

ACHIEVING LONG-TERM SEXUAL SATISFACTION.

Many relationships have hit the bottom-rock because of one singular factor which is only but a percentage of the entire relationship sphere. It is very easy to assume that because the attraction between two partners is mutual, then sex will be great, which will make the relationship great. But sex is as much an art as it is an act. A lot of things come into play during the process such as

Friday, 10 February 2017

THE TRUE SOURCE OF LASTING HAPPINESS.

The mass at CIWA had just ended and everyone was in a hurry to leave the church main hall, appointments, hunger, children, fatigue and all. I was very thirsty and needed a drink so I joined the dashing crowd that struggled to get out through a door three feet wide. I was about scaling through when I looked down behind me to see a man in a wheel chair with his aid pushing hard on

Thursday, 9 February 2017

REASONS TO BALANCE OPTIMISM AND PESSIMISM.

For the most part, the world is made up of optimists and pessimists—and sprinkled with a healthy dose of realists in between. In general, optimists expect good things to happen, and pessimists expect negative things to come their way. Sometimes pessimists consider themselves to be realists more so than optimists do.

A number of

THE DISEASE WITH A THOUSAND CURES 2.

Today's article is a continuation of our topic yesterday, on arthritis. You can check it out from the beginning here, in case you have not read through.


Conventional Treatments for Arthritis


The most common type of treatment for arthritis is pharmaceutical drugs. Those that are most often prescribed to manage osteoarthritis are analgesics. These drugs are used totreat only the pain, but not also inflammation or the underlying causes of arthritis.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

THE DISEASE WITH A THOUSAND CURES 1.

Arthritis is a painful and degenerative condition marked by inflammation in the joints that causes stiffness and pain. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, gets worse with age and is caused by wear and tear over the years.
We take the freedom of movement for granted, until it becomes limited. The cause of this for many people comes in the form of arthritis, or the

Monday, 6 February 2017

JUMPSTART YOUR DAY + STAY IN SHAPE WITH A BREAKFAST!

Yes, your mom was right.  Breakfast is definitely the most important meal of the day.  What you eat for breakfast can help to boost your energy level and to make better food choices for the rest of the day. It also helps you keep in shape.  Having a healthy breakfast doesn’t require a lot of time and can be incorporated into your daily routine.  The truth is, simply eating the key foods below can give you the energy you need and help to avoid cravings later.

HEARTBREAK: LOVE DOES NOT HURT UNTIL IT IS OVER!

Heartbreak has been defined in several ways: crushing grief, overwhelming anguish, consuming agony etc. The truth, however, is that no one can really explain how this until you feel it yourself. It is an indescribable feeling that comes from a strained love. A love that used to be so rosy, that lady who seemingly could not do without you and vice versa, that guy who promised you the world plus more suddenly disappears.

Saturday, 28 January 2017

HOW WATER CAN MAKE YOU PRETTIER, AND HEALTHIER: HYDROTHERAPY.

The use of water to prevent diseases or to cure illnesses, as the case may be, is known as HYDROTHERAPY.
Water is a very multi-purpose material. Even though we make use of it many times in a day, we have never been able to exhaust all of its uses. For example, did you know that water as it is, can make you more beautiful/handsome? Now you know!

NATURAL, IN-HOUSE CURE FOR NAGGING BACK PAIN.

Sometimes it does not come out very clear as a chronic illness but could be a pointer or could even lead to a major health issue. When you experience discomfort at the back region, before you rush for a diagnosis, you should try combating the pains yourself, which may turn out as the ultimate cure.

HOW TO LOSE EXCESS ARM WEIGHT.

Losing weight anywhere on your body relies more on reducing the amount of calories you consume than building muscle. It is not actually possible to lose fat from a specific part of the body by exercising those particular muscles.You need to create a calorie deficit by using more calories than you take in by consuming a healthy diet and exercising regularly.