Jul 17

The Myth of Abandonment

Health Myths For a while I couldn’t really understand why people get all frantic at the close of a year and the beginning of a new one. Resolutions (many soon forgotten and abandoned!) made; new hope kindled; joy, lightness and mirth abounding. It was all perplexing to me a particular time of the year would …

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Jul 17

From me to you: four tips to live long

As they say, “…life no get duplicate!”. Yet if you are like most people, you are probably living your life as if there is no tomorrow. Why do I say that? Ok let me ask you a question, when you were making New Year resolutions in January, what did you decide about one of your …

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Jul 17

Graceful Aging

I heard a funny story a while back. One faithful morning a pastor was trying to convince a motley audience on the need to get to heaven. During the course of delivering his treatise, he told them that there will be gnashing of teeth on judgement day for many when they discover they had missed …

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Jul 17

Some health facts

Chronic disease is responsible for 60% of all deaths worldwide 80% of chronic disease deaths occur in low and middle income countries Almost half of chronic disease deaths occur in people under the age of 70 Around the world,chronic disease affects women and men almost equally The major risk factors for chronic disease are an …

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Jul 17

6 things to reject!

No. 1 — Heart disease According to the American Heart Association, in 2004, over 410,000 men died of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in both sexes. Because men usually develop heart disease 10 to 15 years earlier than women do, they’re more likely to die of it in the prime of life. About …

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Jul 17

Preventing Constipation

The setting was the accident and emergency unit. The normal organized madness of the whole environment was playing itself out. There were broken heads that needed suturing; someone was rushed in unconscious; some people had beaten themselves up and wanted doctor’s report; groans and whimpers were intermittently uttered with a scream of agony now and …

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Jul 17

Antibiotic Abuse

The year was 1928. A British bacteriologist accidentally made a discovery that promised to change to whole world. His discovery? He discovered penicillin. Before this discovery, the outcome of persons with any infectious disease was very grave indeed. Plagues upon plagues ravished the communities at will and with multiple casualties. Sir Alexander Flemmings discovery of …

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