12 ‘SILENT KILLER’ HABITS THAT AFFECT YOUR HEALTH

Good health is a state of complete physical, social and mental well-being. It’s also the desire of many parents to see their children in good health all the days of their lives. Unfortunately, this has not been the case for many women. A good number of womenfolk suffer from a wide range of ill-health emanating from unhygienic lifestyles/habits and negative mental attitudes and also dispositions. Medically, it been proved that many of the illnesses people suffer, and how long they suffer a particular sickness, are closely linked to wrong negative attitudes of the mind. Such diseases or sicknesses which thrive on negative mental attitudes, medical experts term as psychosomatic diseases.… Read More

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Effective Ways of Managing Stress

Stress is part of everyday life, but while moderate stress boosts the immune system and improves the activities of the heart, much or chronic stress is inimical to our general wellbeing because it makes the body susceptible to a variety of illnesses and worsens the existing health condition. Studies have shown that it can increase the heart rate and flow of blood, and when this happens, cholesterol and triglycerides are released into the blood stream, thereby increasing the possibility of you having stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity. Stress can worsen an asthmatic or diabetic condition and cause depression, anxiety, migraines, accelerated aging, and premature death among others.… Read More

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The Dangers of Neglecting A Child’s Health

In our previous article, ‘6 Preventive Measures for Every Child’s Health’ we talked about ways to prevent illnesses and diseases in children, it’s also very important to sound a note of warning to parents that neglecting their children’s health or not taking the health precautions have dire consequences. A parent neglecting their child’s health leads to serious illness like coronary artery. It can also cause complications such as brain malfunction, heart disease, liver problem, obesity, kidney disease, cancer, digestive problem, as well as mental and emotional health problems. Aside from your child being bedridden, you may spend your life’s savings on hospital bills. The illnesses mentioned above are expensive to… Read More

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6 Preventive Measures for Every Child’s Health

Today, children are bedridden with sicknesses that were common only with adults in the past, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, anxiety disorders, depression, obesity, heart diseases, kidney and liver problems. These ailments are a result of ignorance or negligence of parents. While some parents, especially mothers, have no clue as to how to give their children proper health care, some neglect their children’s health altogether, probably because they’re caught up in the rat race, or they’re careless in handling the kids. To prevent your kids from getting sick, there are basic health precautions you must take. Here are some of those precautions as prescribed by health experts. Regular Hand-washing:… Read More

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