5 Common Sexual Health Issues Men Face

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For men, discussing sexual health issues might be an uphill task because any indication of a challenge in this regard is usually considered to be an indictment of his masculinity. However, this shouldn’t be the case. In addition, sexual health issues can be a sore spot for men in relationships whose situations will largely impact on their partners. For instance, 15 percent of couples are deemed to be infertile and … Read More

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5 Desk Exercises You Can Legit Do at Work

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Question: Since when did it become a good idea to have desk exercises at work? Answer: Since sitting became the new smoking. Quite an exaggeration when considered at face value but according to scientists, inactivity is responsible for more annual deaths than smoking. A sedentary lifestyle has also been associated with 6% of coronary heart disease cases, 7% of type 2 diabetes, 10% of breast cancer cases and 10% of … Read More

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7 Nutrition Tips We Should All Know as We Age


Did you know that as we age, the number of calories we need begins to decline? As a result, our nutrition needs change and dietary rules become a bit stricter so it is important to ensure that each calorie we eat is packed full of the right nourishment needed for each stage of life. According to researchers on nutrition and aging, males aged 50 to 70 need approximately 2,200 calories … Read More

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3 Reasons Why You Need A Healthcare Plan

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Asking why you need a healthcare plan is a sensible thing to do, especially if you are young, healthy and can count your hospital visits on one hand. Why pay an annual sum that you might not even utilize? Your mental calculator tells you it’s a waste of money and it’s easier to imagine paying for healthcare only when you need it (while you say ‘It’s not your portion’ on … Read More

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World Heart Day: 7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

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World Heart day 2017: When it comes to caring for your heart and preventing chronic conditions like hypertension or stroke, the advice we usually get can sound somewhat pedestrian: exercise regularly, watch your diet, don’t smoke, and limit your drinking. The question: are there other things you should be doing to protect your ticker? The answer is yes. We’ve gone through a bunch of scientific studies to compile a list … Read More

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5 Tips On Dealing With Stress At Work

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How can you beat stress at work? Living in Lagos and other major Nigerian cities, we start most mornings with traffic on the way to our offices where various meetings or responsibilities await us. Often times, we multitask amidst several requests and interruptions, and at the end of the day, we head back to our homes through that same traffic where we have to think about home chores. The next day, we repeat the same process. The end result … Read More

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For Dads: 5 Tips for Expecting Fathers

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Expecting fathers? It sounds weird but it’s not. When a woman is pregnant, men shouldn’t just say “But I’ve played my part, am I not done?” Far from it – you’re just getting started. It’s time to ‘step up’ the support you are giving your partner and you can start by adopting the ‘we are pregnant’ approach. Many men, especially first-timers, find the pregnancy exciting yet bewildering and even a … Read More

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Office Hygiene: How Your Workplace Can Make You Sick

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Have you ever considered that there are obvious germ-infested places and objects hiding in plain sight around you at work? A recent study found that the kitchen sponge is the most germ-infested item in homes and cafeterias, harboring thousands of bacteria. Another study states that a working adult touches as many as 30 contaminated objects every 60 seconds. This points to something we might not take seriously, beyond keeping our … Read More

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Top 7 Health Questions Answered

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You know them. Those nagging health questions on your mind about seemingly little things that you never really get the chance to ask about or seek proper clarification. It’s not because there’s no time, it’s because you consider them too trivial to bother doctors about. However, when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, no question is too ‘dumb’ to ask. We’ve taken this into consideration and compiled a list … Read More

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Got Milk? 5 Breastfeeding Benefits Every Mother Needs to Know

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For something so natural and beneficial, it’s hard to believe that less than 40% of infants below six months of age are exclusively breastfed globally. This, according to the World Health Organisation is a trend that needs to change, especially when one of the major breastfeeding benefits is the capability of preventing 800,000 infant deaths every year. Breastfeeding remains the best source of nourishment for infants and the benefits not only accrue to … Read More

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