Monthly Archives: October 2016

Want Healthy Feet? Keep A Healthy Weight – Harvard Health

Being overweight can lead to a host of health problems, from high blood pressure and heart disease to arthritis, gallstones, and sleep apnea. It can also contribute to foot problems in two ways. First, excess weight contributes to the misery … Continue reading

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Saturday Nutrition Quiz

Give three examples of complex carbohydrates? Why are complex carbohydrates good for you?   Terms and conditions: The first 3 persons to answer correctly will win our prizes. Participants must be followers of our blog and/or facebook page. Only one … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: How Long Should I Wait To Conceive After A Miscarriage?

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Q: Doc I don’t know if you do receive my messages or not. So far you have never ever responded to any of my messages maybe too busy. Just wanted to find out how long one…

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4 ways to eat your way to lower cholesterol – Harvard Health

Many people can reduce cholesterol levels simply by changing what they eat. For example, if you are a fan of cheeseburgers, eating less meat (and leaner cuts) and more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains can lower your total cholesterol by … Continue reading

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Microwaving food in plastic: Dangerous or not? – Harvard Health

Let’s cover the original misinformation first: The earliest missives warned that microwaved plastic releases cancer-causing chemicals called dioxins into food. The problem with that warning is that plastics don’t contain dioxins. They are created when garbage, plastics, metals, wood, and … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Ear Infections

Q: How do I stop pus from the ear? A: Thanks for writing in. Ear infections could lead to discharge of pus from the ear: Otitis media Otitis media with effusion Otitis externa (swimmer’s ear) In otitis media, there is … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips:Home Remedy For Peptic Ulcer?

Q: Hello ma’am, I have been suffering from ulcer for years now. I have gone to different doctors but it keeps relieving and coming back. Please ma’am, help me with some home remedy and some medication to help me out … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: Global Handwashing Day 2016

Yesterday was Global Handwashing Day with the theme, ‘Make Handwashing A Habit’ It took me down memory lane to the days of Ebola when we all learnt to scrupulously keep our hands clean. Houses and offices had sinks and wash … Continue reading

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Saturday Nutrition Quiz

Give three simple tips you follow every day to ensure you eat well balanced meals. Terms and conditions: The first 3 persons to answer correctly will win our prizes. Participants must be followers of our blog and/or facebook page. Only … Continue reading

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Daily Health Tips: World Mental Health Day, 2016

World Mental Health Day is observed on the 10th of October every year. The theme of this year’s event focuses on psychological first aid. This speaks to supportive and psychological help people can offer to fellow human beings who have … Continue reading

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