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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Swollen Legs After A Flight

Q: Hello Dr, I have been having swollen legs since I traveled almost 17hrs by air. All tests been done, no fault discovered. What shall I do? A: Hello dear, thanks for writing in. Swelling of the legs and feet … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Low Blood Level?

Q: Good morning doc. Please doc, I am 23 weeks pregnant and according to the test I ran, my blood level is just 32 which they said that it is low. What can I eat to boost it? I mean … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Remedy For Arthritis

QL Please doctor my husband is suffering from arthritis, swollen and painful leg, Please any remedy?? A: I believe that a doctor made the diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis and that’s why you are sure that’s what your husband has. Over … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Bleeding For One Month

Q: Good day Dr Ketch. Though I don’t know how the online consultation works but I really need to talk with you. I am on a contraceptive and have been bleeding for close to a month now; am scared I … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Sitz Bath After Childbirth

Q: Good evening ma’am. Please ma’am, for someone that was given an episiotomy how long is she supposed to sit on warm water? If she undergoes stitching of an episiotomy twice due to opening of the 1st stitch, what can … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Blood Pressure Control

Q: How can high blood pressure be reduced besides taking bp tablets? A: To reduce your risk of high blood pressure, incorporate these lifestyle measures:Reduce your intake of salt. Use salt sparingly while cooking and there should be no added … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: 2 simple ways to ensure you give your kids the right dose of medicine (lots of parents don’t) – Harvard Health

If you’re a parent, how do you give your child his/her medication? With a table spoon? Teaspoon? The dosing cup that comes with the medication? M mum taught me how to position the dosing spoon on the corenr of the … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Lactation After Miscarriage

Q: Good day doctor. Good work you are doing here. God bless you. After 4 months miscarriage on September 5th. The breast milk continue to run. Please what will I do to stop it? Or is it normal. Thank you … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Pregnancy Bleeding

Q: Hi doc. I missed my period 3 month ago because I am pregnant but recently I started seeing blood stain but today it was so heavy with serious abdominal pain. What could this mean? A: Bleeding during pregnancy can … Continue reading

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#HLWDK Daily Health Tips: Recovering From A Stroke

Q: Good morning, Dr Ketch. Thank you for helping us out health wise. I’ll like to ask…as a Nigerian, do you know of any food that is healthy for a recovering stroke and hypertensive patient apart from Semovita and wheat? … Continue reading

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