FG finally bans alcoholic beverages in small sachets

BREAKING: FG finally bans alcoholic beverages in small sachets Dele Anofi The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned alcoholic beverages produced in sachets less than 200ml. The agency said the five-year window given to the manufacturers of the products to stop producing the drinks in sachets and pet bottles… Continue reading FG finally bans alcoholic beverages in small sachets

Ways to Relieve Back Pain

Ways to Relieve Back Pain Medically Reviewed by Sabrina Felson, MD on February 10, 2023 Sleep Better 1/14 When you have back pain, sleeping can be hard. It can be a vicious cycle because when you don’t get enough sleep, your back pain may feel worse. A poor sleep position can also aggravate back pain.… Continue reading Ways to Relieve Back Pain

Health benefits of grapefruit

Health benefits of grapefruit Grapefruit is a tropical citrus fruit known for its sweet yet tart taste. It is rich in nutrients, antioxidants, and fibre. This makes it one of the healthiest citrus fruits you can eat. Plus, research shows that grapefruit may have some powerful health benefits. These include weight loss and a reduced… Continue reading Health benefits of grapefruit

Facts About Anaemia

Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Anaemia Medically Reviewed by Poonam Sachdev on August 27, 2023 What Is Anaemia? 1/23 Ansemia develops when you don’t have enough robust, healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen throughout your body. The blood cells may lack enough hemoglobin, the protein that gives blood its red color. Anaemia affects about… Continue reading Facts About Anaemia

Mistakes That Can Affect Your Cholesterol

Mistakes That Can Affect Your Cholesterol Medically Reviewed by Dany Paul Baby, MD on August 28, 2023 Written by Paul Frysh Your Numbers 1/13 Your cholesterol levels tell your doctor about the fats in your blood. Unhealthy levels are linked to hardening of the arteries, which can cause heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Your… Continue reading Mistakes That Can Affect Your Cholesterol

FACT CHECK: Wetting the head first while bathing doesn’t cause stroke

FACT CHECK: Does wetting the head first while bathing cause stroke? BY JESUPEMI ARE An article circulating online claims people often have strokes while in the bathroom because they are showering in the “wrong sequence” by wetting their heads first. The article claims this sequence causes the blood to rise to the head quickly and… Continue reading FACT CHECK: Wetting the head first while bathing doesn’t cause stroke

Tips For Staying Healthy, Active, Positive

Tips For Staying Healthy, Active, Positive Written by Adejumoke Adeeso Many people get active to improve overall health, build muscle, and of course, get a killer bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered exercise and nutrition can boost overall health. Regardless of age or fitness… Continue reading Tips For Staying Healthy, Active, Positive

Surprising Causes of High Cholesterol

Surprising Causes of High Cholesterol Medically Reviewed by Zilpah Sheikh, MD on August 28, 2023 Written by Sharon Liao Stress 1/12 Chronic stress causes a number of health problems, including high cholesterol. Research shows that it raises your risk for high LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol. That’s because stress hormones,… Continue reading Surprising Causes of High Cholesterol

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Ten Things You Didn’t Know Could Cause Bad Breath

10 Things You Didn’t Know Could Cause Bad Breath Medically Reviewed by Dany Paul Baby, MD on June 26, 2022 Written by Christine Richmond Happy Hour 1/10 A girls’ night out or beers with the bros could give you more than a hangover. Even though it’s a liquid, alcohol can actually dry out your mouth,… Continue reading Ten Things You Didn’t Know Could Cause Bad Breath