INGROWN HAIR & HOW TO PREVENT THEM

What is an Ingrown Hair? An ingrown hair occurs when the tip of hair curls back/grows sideways in the skin of hair follicle. Ingrown hair is a very common condition and improves without any treatment. It commonly occurs on the shaved area such as armpits, face, neck, pubic area and legs. The cysts caused by […]

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BLOOD DONOR ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

A suitable donor should be a healthy individual: Above 17 years With body weight above 50 kg With vital signs like blood pressure and pulse should be in the normal range. However, you cannot donate blood if you: Have been treated for Malaria or Hepatitis B and C or any other transmittable disease in the last […]

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Why Should You Floss Daily?

When we eat or drink throughout the day, the microparticles of food and drinks tend to stick to our teeth. Often, they stay stuck for long periods of time promoting teeth germs to thrive. Brushing can clean the undesirable particles that are stuck on the outer sides of the teeth, but what about the food […]

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Is My BP High?

“Is my blood pressure (BP) high?” I bet this question must have hit your mind every time you had a routine BP exam. You may not have hypertension or related symptoms but still, your BP is almost always checked during every visit to the doctor. Do you know why? Here is the answer: • Hypertension […]

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Effects Of Alcohol On Quality Of Sleep

Snoring The sedative effect of alcohol causes all the muscles of the body, including those of the throat, to undergo relaxation. This blocks the air passages and you may have to breathe with a little more effort. This makes you prone to snoring and sleep disturbance. Frequent bathroom visits throughout the night Normally, the bladder […]

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Stay Younger & Healthier With These Anti-Aging Foods

1. SWEET POTATOES  – beta-carotene turns to vitamins A for smooth skin 2. TOMATOES – Lycopene protects skin from sun damage 3. LEMON – Vitamin C produces collagen to fight wrinkles 4. AVOCADO – Avocado oil strengthens skin whiles hydrating it 5. GARLIC – Protects the skin from UV damage and wrinkling 6. PINEAPPLE – […]

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5 THINGS THAT HAPPEN TO YOUR BODY IF YOU WALK EVERYDAY

Have you ever heard the saying by Hippocrates, “Walking is a man’s best medicine?” We’d go further by stating that walking combined with good sleep and a healthy diet can help you avoid the doctor altogether. We’ve created a list of benefits you can literally walk yourself into.   1. Sturdier bones and joints Walking can provide more joint mobility, prevent loss of bone […]

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Five Tips For Healthy Sight

Your eyes play a significant role in your health. Many steps can be taken to ensure that your eyes are protected and remain as healthy as possible. We have selected the best vision-boosting tips to help you protect your eyes into your golden years. 1. Go for regular eye exams The best thing you can […]

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How To Control Your Appetite Naturally

Hunger is an important, natural reminder for people to keep their bodies fueled. But often, an appetite can come back even when we have eaten enough. The following techniques are natural, risk-free methods to suppress appetite. They can be put into action to tackle hunger cravings in a healthful way. 1. Eating more protein or […]

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