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

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

10 Most Common Questions (and answers) About Telemedicine

10 most common questions (and answers) about Telemedicine
Category: Health-tech

“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

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

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

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

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

7 Things You Should Know About Lupus

7 Things You Should Know About Lupus
Category: Healthy Living

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