What Health Conditions Can Cause Kidney Failure?

As small as they are, your kidneys are two of the most important organs in the body. Located toward your lower back, the kidneys filter your blood, remove toxins from your body and send them to your bladder from where it is removed via urination. So imagine what happens when a kidney failure occurs? Kidney failure occurs when your kidneys lose the ability to filter waste from your blood sufficiently. … Read More

10 Simple Tips For Improving Your Oral Health

Oral health is an important part of our well-being as we want to talk without the fear of being the butt of someone’s online joke on mouth odor, or having a colleague hold their breath as we talk. A lot of us want strong teeth and bright smiles we can flash anywhere. To help you maintain that winning smile and confidence that comes with having fresh breath, here are 10 … Read More

7 Bad Habits That Can Negatively Impact Your Health

Bad Habits

We all have them, peculiar quirks that aren’t necessarily ‘bad habits’ and definitely can’t qualify as criminal acts. At the most, they’ll annoy your family and friends and that would be all. But what if we view these quirks with health lenses? Would you still want to indulge? Our bet is no. Here are 7 such habits that can have an adverse effect on your health in the long run: … Read More

How to Maintain a Healthy Weight Into the New Year

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ody likes entering the New Year with even more weight to lose but we understand how the season is so we’ll be realistic enough to say that weight loss during Christmas seems like a tall order.

International Men’s Day: Let’s Talk about Men’s Health

International Men’s Day

From January to November, all we hear from men on social media is, “No day to celebrate us? Haba!” Well, it’s International Men’s Day here and we’re not just going to talk about what it means but also about men’s health. So what is International Men’s Day about? In simple terms, this day is designed to promote positive role models in society and develop wholesome individuals. It is meant to … Read More

5 Healthy Hair Foods Your Diet Must Not Miss

Healthy Hair

Although not everyone has a flowing healthy mane due to genetic and other factors, everyone loves a good head of hair. Healthy hair is a big deal and this is why the global hair care industry is valued at 87.7 billion dollars. The interesting thing is that caring for our hair can be as simple as ensuring our diet is on point. While factors like age and genetic makeup cannot … Read More

5 Important Things You Should Know About Diabetes

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When someone has diabetes, his/her life changes. One of the things a lot of people don’t know about diabetes is that it places requirements on someone to adjust to key lifestyle changes – with a to-do list that can be challenging at times. There are frequent blood sugar checks, medications to schedule, dietary changes to adhere to and exercises to do. It’s a lot and we know this can be … Read More

Fitness Routines You Don’t Need A Gym For

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A few days ago, we ran a Twitter poll on fitness routines to find out if people would exercise more if they had more time. Most respondents said they would exercise more and it got us thinking. Isn’t it possible that a lot of people are not exercising because their hectic schedule makes going to a gym a luxury of time they can’t afford? Honestly, most people would rather sleep. … Read More

7 Things You Need to Know Before Exercising

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A lot of people are becoming fitness conscious these days and that’s a good thing. People are beginning to see the benefits of exercising as a part of healthy living because being fit benefits your body both physically and mentally. However, people interested in exercising still have questions: What will work for me? When should I exercise? How frequently should I exercise? Is a gym necessary? Are there any extras? … Read More

Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System

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When it comes to improving our ability to be disease-proof, drugs and vaccination is often the first thing we think of. However, there other everyday activities you can engage in to boost your immune system and become a bit more invulnerable to pesky infections. Here are a few of them: – Relax A little stress can be good for you because it heightens your senses and keeps you on your … Read More