Monthly Archives: October 2016

Is there an early warning test for stroke? – Harvard Health

Strokes seem to come out of the blue. But most of them happen due to decades-long damage to blood vessels and growth of artery-clogging plaque. That raises the question: Is there an early warning test for stroke? Yes and no. … Continue reading

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Alcohol And Weight Loss

Q: Please, can I drink aloe vera and lime to lose weight? A: Aloe vera is great with many health benefits. But useful for weight loss in combination with lime? It sounds like one of those fad diets I have … Continue reading

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Saturday Nutrition Quiz

Give nutrition tips to a First Time Mother (FTM) especially a breastfeeding one: Three foods to include in her diet Three foods/substances to avoid eating/taking Terms and conditions: The first 3 persons to answer correctly will win our prizes. Participants … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Can I Continue Taking Anti-Epileptic Drugs While Pregnant?

Q: Doc I am one month pregnant and I am taking anti-epileptic drugs can they affect my babies?   A: Thanks for writing in and congratulations on your pregnancy! 😀 Before we go into what’s safe to use and what’s … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: My Baby Poos Too Often And Her Tummy Is Making Funny Noises

Q: Hello Dr, I put to bed on 9th of this month. Since last week, my baby poos 5 to 6 times in a day…is it normal? Again, if she wants to poo I will hear the sound of it … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: My Baby Has Boils

Q: Good morning ma’am! Please I need your help. My 18 months old baby has been having boils for the past 3 weeks. I have given him Augumentin for children on doctor’s prescription. But the boils are still coming out. … Continue reading

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Death of a spouse or partner can lead to heart attack or stroke

The grief of losing a spouse or partner affects not just emotional and mental health, but physical health as well. A study published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine shows that losing a spouse or partners boosts heart attack and … Continue reading

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