HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES

Posted on September 5, 2020September 8, 2020Categories Health 5 Comments on HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic disease that affects your body’s ability to use or produce insulin. Insulin is a hormone that moves glucose from your blood into your cells, that use it for energy. However, Diabetes Mellitus prevents your body from properly using the energy from the food you eat. Basically, when you ingest food, or drink, it is converted into glucose (that provides the energy your body needs for daily activities) and transported into your bloodstream. Diabetes can … Continue reading “HOW TO PREVENT DIABETES”

FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS

Posted on August 18, 2020September 26, 2020Categories Health 10 Comments on FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS

What are Varicose Veins? Varicose Veins are enlarged, twisted and swollen veins that are close to the surface of the body. Although they can be formed in other parts of the body but they most commonly occur in the legs. They are usually blue or dark purple in colour. Varicose veins occur when your one-way valves that helps to keep blood flowing toward your heart, becomes weak or damaged, the blood will flow backward and pool in your veins. This … Continue reading “FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS”

HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)

Posted on August 1, 2020August 1, 2020Categories Health 9 Comments on HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)

A  Stye is a bacterial infection that affects the eyelid. It is red and painful, and it looks like a boil or a pimple.  Usually, Styes are filled with pus. They form on both the outer part of the eyelid, and the inner part of the eyelid. Stye usually occurs when an eyelash follicle, and the glands that are found near eyelashes, get infected. However, most styes get better on their own and do not need medical treatment . There … Continue reading “HOW TO GET RID OF STYE (Hordeolum)”

IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?

Posted on April 19, 2020April 19, 2020Categories Health 13 Comments on IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?

It is quite unfortunate that Corona virus (COVID-19) have put the world in an absolute pause due to the way the virus spreads rapidly since the outbreak began. It is unexpected and new, causing a sense of loss of control and death cases globally. COVID-19 caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is an infectious disease that was first discovered in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province. The transmission of the virus is … Continue reading “IS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE AND AZITHROMYCIN THE POSSIBLE CURE FOR COVID-19?”

OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE

Posted on March 10, 2020April 30, 2020Categories Health 9 Comments on OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE

Keeping the body in good health is our duty; otherwise we will not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.  Osteoporosis is indeed a major but unappreciated public health problem. Bones are without doubt living and active tissues that makes up the skeleton. And they comprises the Compact tissue (harder and outer tissue of bones, strong and durable), the Cancellous tissue (sponge-like tissue inside bones, they are lighter, flexible, less dense), and the Subchondral tissue (The smooth tissue … Continue reading “OSTEOPOROSIS; THE SILENT DISEASE”

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CRYING

Posted on October 19, 2019April 6, 2020Categories Health 1 Comment on INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CRYING

Crying is a natural human response whereby we shed tears in response to an emotional state (such as anger, happiness or sadness), pain or physical irritation of the eye. Basically, three (3) types of tears are produced when we cry: The Basal tears which are protein-rich antibacterial liquid that keeps the eyes clean, lubricated, moist, and healthy. This happens whenever we blink our eyes.The Reflex tears, this is specifically for protection of the eyes. They are triggered by irritants such … Continue reading “INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CRYING”