7 Common Brushing Mistakes People Make

7 Common Brushing Mistakes People Make

Few things are as simple as brushing your teeth, right? Wrong! As easy as it may seem to do, very few of us brush our teeth as well as we should. Keeping this in mind, here are seven of the most common mistakes and how to fix them. Mistake 1: Picking the wrong brush Is your brush selection just vibes and “Insha Allah”? If yes, you may be getting it … Read More

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5 Common Grooming Mistakes Men Make

5 Common Grooming Mistakes Men Make

“I don’t waste time getting ready for work,15 minutes & I’m done!” This is what you’ll hear from the average man as far as hygiene and grooming are concerned but there’s a lot that goes into taking care of your body so it can take care of you. To address this, let’s get into five of the common mistakes men make when it comes to personal grooming. Mistake #1: Underrating … Read More

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10 Signs of Heart Disease People Ignore

10 Signs of Heart Disease People Ignore

“How could Mr XYZ just slump and die of a heart disease like that? He looked so healthy and young.” We hear this statement way too often because there are some unknown clues to heart disease that people don’t pay attention to. Here are 10 of them. 1. Loose grip The strength in your hand may tell you something about the state of your heart. Research suggests that if it’s … Read More

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Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know

Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know

Telemedicine: 5 Key Benefits You Should Know “Talk is in the eyes.” according to a Yoruba saying. We totally get it, as Nigerians, we’re big on one-on-one interactions, which is why we have meetings that could have been emails. Our healthcare is no different but telemedicine and other innovations are changing things. Still, there are a few doubts and for these, we hope the following facts will help. Convenience When … Read More

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10 Most Common Questions (and answers) About Telemedicine

10 most common questions (and answers) about Telemedicine

“How can you tell me I can get treated without seeing a doctor? How is it even possible?” Really common question in these climes and it’s understandable because Telemedicine is only just becoming a thing. In the past few months, it’s gone from something people just think is a nice techy idea to a really important aspect of Nigeria’s healthcare evolution, especially due to COVID-19. So, we’ve put together some … Read More

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Avon HMO Launches Weekend Fitness Sessions on Instagram

Avon HMO Launches Weekend Fitness Sessions on Instagram

To ensure Nigerians remain fit and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been bringing renowned fitness experts on its social media platforms for interactive training sessions every weekend. It’s a really tricky period to visit the gym due to the risks of contracting an infection. Unlike other public spaces like banks and offices where people can observe social distancing and contact with surfaces can be restricted or monitored, gyms … Read More

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Herpes: Everything You Need to Know about HSV-1 and HSV-2

Herpes: Everything You Need to Know about HSV-1 and HSV-2

What is Herpes? The 2 most common types of the herpes simplex virus are herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). These can affect a range of different areas including the genitalia, the anal region, the inside of the mouth, and the skin. Herpes is a chronic condition for which there is no cure. However, there are individuals who carry the virus who may … Read More

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7 Things You Should Know About Lupus

7 Things You Should Know About Lupus

Lupus is a complicated disease affecting about 5 million people worldwide. However, a lot of people don’t understand how it impacts others and don’t even know if they have it themselves. To increase awareness, here are 7 things you need to know. Lupus Is an Autoimmune, Rheumatic Disease In lupus, the immune system of the body attacks its own cells and tissues. While other organs of the body can be … Read More

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Face Mask 101 (Because just wearing one isn’t enough)

Face Mask 101 (Because just wearing one isn’t enough)

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, people were told not to wear face masks unless they are sick, caring for a sick person who is unable to wear one or working in health care. The rules changed though. Now we’re told to wear face masks as the virus was seen to be spread by pre-symptomatic & asymptomatic carriers. Still, there are a questions and this is why we’ve put … Read More

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10 Common Questions About Pregnancy Answered

10 Common Questions About Pregnancy Answered

Many pregnant women have a lot of questions for their obstetrician-gynaecologists, especially if it’s their first. A significant change is happening in a woman’s body during this special period in her life. It’s no wonder they have so many questions.  Women want to know what’s safe for their future baby, and themselves. They strive to understand in what ways their lives can continue as normal, and what aspects need to be … Read More

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