Christmas and New Year festivity is a break when people take time off from work to relax and recuperate. A time of social events and merry-making. People will call up their long-time friends or relatives for a “catch-up time”. Alcohol is almost always in the midst of these social events. Merrymaking aside, the amount of … Continue reading 10 Risk Factors for Alcoholism and Tips for Safe Drinking Habits this Festive Season
8 Practical Strategies to Optimize Men’s Health and Prevent top Health Conditions
Despite my medical background, I still find it very difficult to get my husband to book an appointment for a medical checkup. This is not a preserve of my household, men are generally resistant to medical attention. In most cases, men seek medical attention when the disease has progressed to an irreversible state. But does … Continue reading 8 Practical Strategies to Optimize Men’s Health and Prevent top Health Conditions
10 Health Benefits of Medical Examination to persuade you
The word “medical examination” elicits fear in people, who would be best off without conducting one. “What you do not know won’t hurt you” is a common slogan. But in medicine, what you do not know can hurt you. Health professionals recommend general medical examination whenever possible. This need becomes more beneficial as you advance … Continue reading 10 Health Benefits of Medical Examination to persuade you
6 Basic Principles of A Healthy Dietary Pattern
Picture courtesy of Harvard University and istock. Com Mention the word “diet” and all sorts of ideas spring into the mind. Simply put, the oldest definition of the word diet refers to habitually eaten foods and drinks. But the contemporary meaning of the word diet is almost synonymous with prescribed foods to serve a particular … Continue reading 6 Basic Principles of A Healthy Dietary Pattern
3 Coping strategies to minimize the impact of Post-Partum Psychosis (Puerperal Psychosis)
Childbirth is a moment of great hope for a family. Rarely do people prepare for the worst. It is devastating to the family when a mother develops complications following childbirth. Postpartum Psychosis (puerperal psychosis) is one of the most serious mental health conditions that affect women after childbirth. Though described as a rare disease, it … Continue reading 3 Coping strategies to minimize the impact of Post-Partum Psychosis (Puerperal Psychosis)
6 Cost-effective Strategies to Optimize Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.
Childbirth is an incredible time for a mother and the entire family. But it can be a time of great grief and pain when the family losses a mother during delivery or a baby at birth. According to World Health Organisation (WHO) statistics, about 130 million births occur annually, over 303,000 mothers lose their lives during the … Continue reading 6 Cost-effective Strategies to Optimize Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health.
Bridging Health Gap: Annual Health Education SCHEDULE, 2022
Would you like to have a basic understanding of the causes of diseases and how to prevent them? Gain knowledge on how you can mitigate the many health challenges facing humanity today? Understand how to protect the young ones from preventable yet leading causes of death and much suffering, then Bridginghealthgap.Com is the place to … Continue reading Bridging Health Gap: Annual Health Education SCHEDULE, 2022
Bridging Health Gap: HAVE YOU POSTED YOUR FEEDBACK?
Photo courtesy of iStockphoto.com Bridging Health Gap.com, a web page launched on 18th July 2021 at WordPress provides Public Health Literacy to equip the public with health knowledge. Drawing from my experience, I have witnessed undue suffering that is preventable. Take, for example, diarrhea, it has remained a leading cause of death in children worldwide, but … Continue reading Bridging Health Gap: HAVE YOU POSTED YOUR FEEDBACK?
22 CONTENTS OF Basic First Aid Kit
Picture courtesy of istockphoto.com In this part of the world, public transport is notorious for causing massive road traffic accidents that result in multiple casualties. So before I joined medical college, whenever I traveled, I used to get comfortable when I saw a first aid box placed somewhere at the back of the vehicle. I … Continue reading 22 CONTENTS OF Basic First Aid Kit
Food Poisoning? 14 HOME PREVENTIVE MEASURES
photo courtesy of clipart-library.com Food poisoning! Almost every one of us can relate to an incidence of food poisoning. I have had my fair share. However, one incidence remains the most poignant. We had visited my mother upcountry, on our way back, we decided to have lunch in one of the local hotels. That was … Continue reading Food Poisoning? 14 HOME PREVENTIVE MEASURES