Health Issues

List of Nigeria health topics with information and healthcare articles with focus to Nigeria and other African countries.

The Best Ways To Avoid Getting Hypertension In Nigeria

Hypertension is referred to as an abnormal high blood pressure or a state of psychological stress. It can easily be avoided through various unhealthy lifestyle activities which are common in Nigeria and other African countries but...

How To Prevent Typhoid Fever In Nigeria

Typhoid fever in other words called enteric fever is a severe ill health associated with symptoms of stomach pains, acute headache, or loss of appetite and is caused by a gram-negative bacterial infection primarily called salmonella...

How To Control Hypertension Using Natural Remedies In Nigeria

Hypertension or high blood pressure is now one of the major ailment that most people both the aged and young suffer today in Nigeria, Africa and globally. Though there has been series of medications which has...

How to prevent yourself from heart attack in Nigeria

Heart failure or attack is a deadly sickness that kills as quickly as a fatal road accident; it comes with certain symptoms and can be caused by loss of blood supply to the heart, or in...

The Role Of Nigerian Allergists or Immunologists In Correcting Immune System Deficiency

Allergist/immunologists These are physicians trained on how to manage asthma, allergies, and immunologic disorders. This training can be gotten from medical schools and in most teaching hospitals in Nigeria. After graduating from medical school or other related schools;...

Hypnotherapists In Nigeria And What They Do

The practice of hypnotherapy medicine is a therapeutic field of medicine used as an effective management to checkmate health challenges. The practice of this arm of therapeutic field of medicine in Nigeria is not wide as its...

How Alcohol Addicted Nigerians Can Put A Stop To The Practice

Alcohol addiction is a condition that results when one engages in constant alcoholic intake for pleasure or as a way of easing pressure which becomes part of such person; interfering with other aspects of his or...

How To Prevent And Effectively Control Tuberculosis

Nigeria was initially among the top countries with varying ranges of tuberculosis cases, but due to constant awareness in general and private hospitals, clinics and health centres, and also with the introduction of free medical check-ups,...

Causes Of Stroke And A Better Way To Minimize Its Effect

Stroke incident may occur if the blood supply to the brain is sidelined in a serious manner which may result in the brain tissue to run out of oxygen. This process may arise for the brain...

Effective Treatment And Preventive Measures For Pneumonia Infection In Nigeria

Pneumonia is amongst the most common illnesses that are treated in Nigerian hospitals. It can be best described as Alveoli, which is a term used when an infection enlarge one or both lungs, which can be filled with...

HIV & AIDS Epidemic In Nigeria And Its Preventive Measures

HIV and AIDS epidemic started to rear its ugly head in Nigeria in mid-1980, and the HIV infection or transmission rate has spread like a wildfire over the past years, with consequential devastating effects on the...

Health Challenges Of Asthma Disease In Nigeria And How To Diagnose And Treat It

The prevalence of bronchial asthma cases in Nigeria has been on the rise, as much number of people suffering from the disease (i.e. asthma) is roughly between 7% - 18% of the overall population of the...

The Risk Of Cervical Cancer In Nigerian Women

Cervical Cancer is noted as one of the most common and the largest killer cancer of Nigerian women, after breast cancer. And the escalation in casualty rates  is due to low level of sensitization efforts on public awareness...

Main Causes Of Breast Cancer In Women And Its Symptoms

Breast cancer is presently the leading and the most common disease that ranked number one cancer scourge afflicting Nigerian women. As the ratio of breast cancer is 1:25 women in the country, due to the failure...

Ways to Ward-Off Diabetes and Maintain a Good Health

We don’t seem to understand that most times what we call habit can lead to this disease called diabetes and some people don’t even know that it can be prevented by some simple means. Some 6...

How to Choose the Best Health Insurance Plan

Having health insurance is very important because it offers the appropriate medical care and other hidden benefits that most people may not know. The major thing when you are trying to get the right health insurance...

Ways on How to Limit the Chances of Getting Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be managed and controlled with diets but cannot be cured completely. Therefore is better to prevent it and limit your chances of getting it, this article has important information to pass across...

Ways to Provide Support to Your Loved One Who Has Cancer

When someone you love and have intimacy with is diagnosed with cancer, it may seem as an overwhelming occurrence. You may get confused on how to start with him or her but there here are some...

Ways to Handle Pains Caused by Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids will continue to increase in severe pains or flare-ups, itching coupled with the associated discomfort if they are not handled properly. Use these tips provided below to tackle the pains caused by haemorrhoids which can...

Living With Arthritis in a Better Health Condition

Most doctors always advise their arthritis patients on how to manage their health condition in order to live healthy with it because it has no permanent cure. Following these positive proactive steps provided below will help...

Proven Ways to Effectively Handle Haemorrhoids during Pregnancy

Haemorrhoid is health issues that result from inflamed or swollen veins in the anus that causes pain and discomfort. It could be worrisome and depressive in pregnancy, but it's very treatable both medically and naturally when...

Ways to Lower the Risk of Cancer Developments

People are been diagnosed on daily basis for various types of cancer developments in different parts of the body. But there are 5 possible things to do to reduce the risk of cancerous disease; which you...

Experience Back Pain During Pregnancy?

More than 60% of pregnant women experience back pain during pregnancy. Though, the pain is not something to worry about according to health practitioners that specialize in the field but can be severe in most cases....

Effectively Manage Arthritis Pains and Stiff Joints

Arthritis is really a sickness that causes pains and stiff in the joints especially in aged people. It requires medical treatment and other things but the easiest way effectively manage arthritis condition is to understand it...

How to Manage Asthma Attack and Keep it Under Check.

An asthma attack is an unhealthy situation that arises as a result of inflamed airways which causes difficulties in breaths, but there are simple guides below on how anyone can effectively manage their asthma and keep...

Ways of Controlling Diabetes Before It Controls You

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes please don’t ignore the condition and stay as if you don’t care because it will keep on deteriorating and cause harmful effects on your health. All you need to...