7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

7 Things That Can Affect How Your Medications Work

Did you know some medications cannot be taken together because they’ll counteract each other? This isn’t all; what you eat or drink can also have an effect on some drugs, too. Here are a few of them. 1. Grapefruit This citrus fruit changes the way certain cells in your gut take in and move medication through your body — it can affect more than 50 drugs. It can make some, … Read More

Insomnia is not the only problem: 7 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Insomnia is not the only problem: 5 Other Reasons You Can’t Sleep Well

Whenever someone is experiencing difficulties with sleep, they’re quick to blame insomnia. However, there are many other reasons responsible for sleeplessness. Here are 7 of them… Nocturia This is a condition that makes people make many trips to the bathroom during the night, thus making it hard to get enough sleep. Nocturia can affect people at any age, those over 60 are more prone. Sleep apnoea It’s a condition in … Read More

7 Healthy Things You Should Do Daily

7 Healthy Things You Should Do Daily

What are the minor health tweaks you can make to your daily routine that can make a huge difference in how you look and feel? Read on… 1. Step more Simply put, we sit too much but this can be changed by switching up just one daily routine: park far from the office, get off the bus one stop earlier and walk, deliver a message in person rather than texting … Read More

Overeating – How To Prevent It When Working From Home

Overeating - How To Prevent It When Working From Home

Everyone who has had to work from home during this pandemic has had to deal with one major issue – weight gain. This is largely due to unrestricted access to food. Here are five strategies you can apply to avoid it. 1. Rethink what you drink Keep a water bottle or cup next to you, and sip on it throughout the day. Avoid sugary drinks as excess sugar can weaken … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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