SPINA BIFIDA

I was eight years old,the first amongst three children when my mother informed us we would be having a baby brother soon.I can’t recall how elated and excited I was.Fast forward to the day he was born,my joy knew no bounds. I assisted my mother in taking care of him and I also spent a […]

Psoriasis: The Kim Kardashian Struggle

We all know of legendary Reality TV star,fashion icon,actress and business woman,Kim Kardashian West,from the popular reality TV show,’Keeping up with the Kardashians’. As influential as she is,it might be of interest to know of her struggle with psoriasis. WHAT IS PSORIASIS? Psoriasis is a chronic,inflammatory and autoimmune hyperproliferative skin disease.It is a non-contagious disease […]

Cancer: Man’s Unsolved Mystery

Cancer has been man’s enemy from time immemorial. It has become a major challenging world-wide health problem. It’s socio-economic impacts are eminent and it accounts for about 8.2 million deaths every year. It is known for it’s notoriety, somehow, somewhere, we all know someone who has been diagnosed of cancer or killed by it. WHAT […]

Misconceptions About Pneumonia

Would love to clear your mind on something that has been misunderstood over time.As it has become a usual occurence for most of us to barely differentiate between pneumonia and common cold.Some mistake common cold for pneumonia and vice versa. Pneumonia,basically is an acute or chronic inflammation of the lungs caused by viruses,bacteria or other […]

Let’s Talk About Yeast Infections

Yeast infections generally occur more in women. A vaginal yeast infection is a common fungal infection that causes irritation and inflammation, discharge and makes intense itches of the vagina and vulva – the tissues at the vaginal opening. Vaginal Yeast infections are very common, happening to over 1 million women in the U.S each year. […]