The Problem of Diabetes in Nigeria

Over the past 30 years, the prevalence of Diabetes has been increasing steadily. In 1971, a hospital survey by Osuntokun et al in Ibadan estimated a prevalence of 0.4%. In 1989, while screening for Diabetes during a World Diabetes Day (November 14) in Lagos metropolis, Ohwovoriole et al found a prevalence of undiscovered Diabetes of…

The Real Killer in H1N1 Swine Flu – Secondary Infections

Meet the real killer in swine flu, H1N1, secondary infections. Many of the people who have contracted swine flu and then came up with a secondary infection, i.e. pneumonia, have not survived. Therefore, it is imperative that you take all the necessary precautions and guard yourself against getting another infection if you should contract the…

When to Use Hot and Cold Compresses For Healing

You could use hot and cold compresses for many things. You should know when and how to use these very simple home treatments. The purpose of hot compresses is to increase blood flow into blood vessels to facilitate healing, while the purpose of cold compresses is to constrict blood vessels to reduce swelling and pain.…

Get Top Bronchitis Treatment For Old People

Bronchitis is a respiratory disease manifested by inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchial passages in the lungs. Because of this inflammation, a person with bronchitis will experience coughing that produces phlegm. There are two types of bronchitis: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis exists for a short time only. Its common symptoms are coughing…

Herniated Disc – Recovery

It would not be out of place to guide the people afflicted with herniated discs to some of the efficacious remedies to cure the back pain as incidence of the cases is on the rise now-a-days. Causes are not unknown. Incidents of falling down while boarding and getting off buses and other means of the…

Joint Pain During Menopause Requires Your Attention

Many women experience menopausal joint pain symptoms. Medical experts have researched the connection between hormonal changes and this kind of pain. Some women experience joint and muscle pain, mouth discomfort, headaches and some even report heart palpitations. Interestingly, women who suffer tension headaches, abdominal, or facial pain found their symptoms lessened after menopause. Scientists today…

10 Most Useful Essential Oils

These 10 essential oils are a must have for anyone that enjoys using essential oils for a natural way to help many different conditions. While there are other useful essential oils, these ten essential oils are very common and many different uses. Each essential oil has its scientific name, safety information for external use and…