10 Foods and Drinks for when Stomach Flu Strikes

Gradually begin to eat bland, easy-to-digest foods, such as soda crackers, toast, gelatin, bananas, rice and chicken. Stop eating if your nausea returns. The stomach flu (gastroenteritis) is an infection of the stomach and intestines. Though it is referred to as the “flu” it is not the same as influenza. Influenza does not always affect…

Six Essential Oils for Cough 

 By AfricaParent December 6, 2019.  Coughs are uncomfortable. They disturb your sleep and day to day life. They can also be quite embarrassing especially when you have to cough in public places. Here are some of the best essential oils for a cough to make it go away fast. Some of the best essential oils…

How to Stay in Good Health

Published December 8, 2019 Dr. Sylvester Ikhisemojie This is a challenge for many people and questions about it are such that doctors and other healthcare professionals will probably not get tired of hearing . There are many variants of the original question but the facts that often shine through are the same : how to…

Want to Lose Weight? Consume More Pawpaw

Pawpaw contains nutrients that contributes to weight loss [Power of Postivity] Looking for a magical weight-loss food? Try pawpaw. The fruit is used as an ingredient to prepare a range of dishes, but its ability to promote weight loss is yet to be untapped. Weight loss is a major concern for most people, but they’re…

Home Remedies that can Stop Bedwetting 

  Bedwetting can be humiliating for children and teens, even more so when parents sing about it and they become the butt of never-ending jokes for other neighbourhood children. Some children even grow up with a nickname that stuck because of bedwetting.  Many Nigerian parents seem to end up taking bedwetting as a slight.  There…

Five Miracles of Potato for Skin Care 

By Grace Okogwu November 18, 2019 You’re probably a fan of french fries or boiled potato and that’s great. However, it’s only fair that you know the full potential of this starchy crop beyond the kitchen. Russet, red, and yellow potatoes, are few of the various other species discoverable globally. Rich in vitamin K, Thiamin, Folate,…

Here is Why You always Feel Tired

Several conditions can make you always feel tired. But mostly your lifestyle choice. A sedentary lifestyle will eventually lead to poor health. Why am I always tired? It’s a question you ask yourself after noticing a pattern in your energy levels. When the pattern establishes itself some people just can’t get themselves out of bed….

Gastroenteritis Epidemic: Health Workers Advise Public on Preventive Measures

Gastroenteritis, a 3D medical illustration of affected organ highlight (stargate-rasa) Two health officials in Lagos State on Sunday advised members of the public on steps to tackle the outbreak of waterborne gastroenteritis (stomach) disease in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there has been incidences of stomach disorder that has left…

What is the Leading Cause of Asphyxia in Children? 

 By AfricaParent  November17, 2019.  Asphyxia is the condition where the body doesn’t get enough oxygen to continue normal function. The body has too much carbon dioxide to function properly. Without adequate oxygen, nerve cells in the brain begin to die in about 2-4 minutes. And cell death is irreversible. So what are the causes of asphyxia…