Simple Everyday Tactics to Prevent Hearing Impairment

hearing impairment

There are some simple things you can do to help stop loud noises from permanently damaging your hearing, no matter how old you are. WHO (World Health Organisation) estimates over 5% of the world’s population or 466 million people has disabling hearing loss (432 million adults and 34 million children). It is estimated that by 2050 […]

There’s more to learn about the deadly Coronavirus disease.

With the emergence of the corona virus, death toll from the new coronavirus hits globally. So far, 80 people have been confirmed dead and 453 cases has been witnessed throughout China since the coronavirus disease was first diagnosed in Wuhan, the Chinese city with over 11 million inhabitants. Nigeria is on red alert with China […]

Edibles Wrapped In Newspaper Can Lead To Lassa Fever

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It’s been four weeks since the Lassa fever outbreak occurred again and its gradually spreading. 9 states have been recorded with the epidemic attack with over 159 suspected cases. Here are some few facts you should know about Lassa fever; Lassa fever is one of the hemorrhagic fever viruses like Ebola virus, Marburg virus, and others. Unlike Ebola virus, Lassa fever is not […]

Hands-Only CPR — Anyone can do it. Everyone should!

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It would take you at least 90 seconds of your day to learn the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR. Did you know that 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes?  Statistically speaking, if you are called on to give CPR in an emergency, you will most likely be trying to save the life […]

Who Experiences BackPain?

You probably have had a Back Pain trauma before or not. But Back Pain can occur as a result of many factors, just like an injury, activity or medical condition. As we get older, the chances of developing lower back pain increases; most times due to the previous occupation. What is Back Pain? Back pain […]

Myths About Being Hypertensive That Truly Kills: Heart Disease

man holding is chest caused by hypertension

Although certain triggers such as excessive intake of salt, alcohol, smoking, obesity or just inherited high blood pressure could be causes of a Heart Disease but it doesn’t end there. Many misconceptions about Hypertension and Heart Diseases are commonly and occasionally said when discussing it, as we most times believe we are not endangered to […]

Sitting For Long Hours: Side Effects

Sitting for extended periods could result to worsen mental health, higher risk for heart attacks and heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity, bad cholesterol, and excess belly fat. Sitting for extended periods of time may even reduce your life expectancy. As we spend more time indoors glued to our many screens and desks, we lose […]

Alcohol: Taking It Slow With Alcoholic Substances

Do you know your body takes about one hour to process 1 unit (10ml) of alcohol? Do you know that drinking alcohol causes dehydration which in turn results to hangover? When Alcohol is consumed in excess, it results into Hangovers which vary from person to person, but usually involve a headache, nausea, tiredness and dehydration. […]