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

7 Tips on Staying Productive While Working From Home

7 Tips on Staying Productive While Working From Home

Due to the #coronavirus outbreak, many of us are currently working from home. Rather than being at our desks, we find ourselves on the couch, rug or in the kitchen trying to complete our to-do lists. The expectations are the same, but the environment is not. Here are 7 tips to help you maintain a similar level of productivity when working from home. 1. Keep yourself to regular work hours … Read More

COVID-19: Tips For SMEs

COVID-19: Tips for SMEs

Hello, From just two cases of the Coronavirus in Nigeria a few weeks ago, the number has now surged to almost 200 cases as of April 1, 2020. These are uncertain times and while it’s still too early to tell how the virus will play out in Nigeria, we’ve seen how it has affected other countries and their businesses. Here are a few suggestions to help your company through these … Read More

Coronavirus: Answers to the Top 7 Questions About Social Distancing

social distancing

You’ve probably heard about social distancing & the important role it can play in slowing the spread of coronavirus, #COVID19. But what exactly is it & how can it impact your life? Here are answers to the top 7 questions about social distancing. 1. What is social distancing and why is it important? Social distancing = distancing yourself from others. It’s a crucial “community mitigation strategy” recommended by the Centers … Read More

20 Ways to Stay Healthy in 2020

Stay-Healthy-In-2020

As we settle deeper into the New Year, a lot of us will evaluate whether we’ve been keeping to all the promises we made to ourselves during the ‘new year, new me’ phase. These include health goals and to make things easier, we’ve broken down the steps to staying healthy in 2020 into these simple and actionable steps. 1. Eat Breakfast. Beginning each morning with a healthy breakfast that includes … Read More

Coronavirus – Here’s What You Need to Know

Coronavirus – Here’s What You Need to Know

Recently, a previously unknown virus, the coronavirus has been reported to be causing severe lung disease in China. It has also been detected in France, Canada, Japan South Korea, United States, Nepal, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Vietnam, etc. As at the time of publishing this article, at least 362 people have died and more than 17,000 have been infected in China while there’s been more than 180 cases in 25 countries … Read More

12 Health Risks Of Alcohol Consumption

12 Health Risks Of Alcohol Consumption

Happy hours are awesome but there’s a catch. It’s no secret that alcohol consumption can cause major health problems, including cirrhosis of the liver and injuries sustained in automobile accidents. But if you think liver disease and car crashes are the only health risks posed by drinking, think again: researchers have linked alcohol consumption to more than 60 diseases. Below are 12 conditions linked to chronic heavy drinking: 1. Anaemia … Read More

What Causes Itching Skin After Showering?

What Causes Itching Skin After Showering?

For some people, having a bath comes with an uncomfortable side effect: a customary dance that occurs directly as a result of an itching skin – a pesky, persistent itching. Itching after you take a bath or shower is quite common among a lot of people. There are several culprits that could be the cause of your post-shower itchy skin and some are more common than others. Below are a … Read More

Can Bras Cause Breast Cancer? 7 Myths And Facts

Can Bras Cause Breast Cancer? 7 Myths And Facts

Unless people experience breast cancer or are close to someone who does, they might not be able to separate myth from fact when it comes to breast cancer. So let’s talk about the myths, causes and symptoms. MYTH 1: If I don’t have a family history of breast cancer, I won’t get it. FACT: Most people diagnosed with breast cancer have no known family history. Many people think of breast … Read More