Category: Medical

Abuse of Pain Killers – Dr Maureen Ona-Igbru

No one swallowing doctor-prescribed painkillers does so with the intention of getting addicted. We take them, for example, to ease post-surgery pain or deal with pain related to diseases, such as cancer, back pain, generalised body pain, abdominal pain, headache,…

​Dehydration and Urinary  infections 

Dehydration and Urinary tract infections (UTI). Dehydration occurs when your body loses more fluid than you take in. We need water to keep our organs healthy. Water makes up over two-thirds of the healthy human body. It lubricates the joints…

Obesity and Chronic Kidney Disease 

​This year, March 9th was set aside as World Kidney Day, it is important to highlight the association between obesity and chronic kidney disease(CKD). Obesity is defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. New data show…

Managing Stress –  By Sunny Agboju 

​STRESS MANAGEMENT  “Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye.  There are many reasons to be easily stressed – financial challenges, relationship issues, insecurity, etc.  Truth is that there’ll always be stress. Another…