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20 Apr
Everyone is going to feel pain at some point in their lives. Younger people usually develop temporary pains caused by aches, strains, and injuries. Older people tend to deal with chronic pains from arthritis and other long-term bone and degenerative joint illnesses.
8 Mar
A message shared on Facebook in Nigeria advertises a “herbal cure for athritis”, listing common foods such as grapes, lime, honey, ginger and garlic as the healing ingredients. The post includes a link to an article on a website that calls itself “Africa’s No 1 herbal medicine shop”, which makes the same claim. Arthritis, known as awoka, awuka and…
18 Feb
One of the greatest causes of ill health at the cellular level is dehydration. In a state of dehydration, circulation becomes slowed down and sluggish leading to accumulation of the wastes...
20 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Society of Rheumatologists (NSR) has advised Nigerians to choose activities that are easy on the joints like walking, bicycling, swimming, and others while engaging in exercise and daily activities to avoid joint injuries that can cause or worsen arthritis. They stated that these activities have a low risk of injury and do not…
Knee pain
18 Sep 2020
Chronic knee pain can be quite harmful and ruin your entire day. The sad part of suffering knee pain is that many OTC and prescription drugs come with side effects that can eclipse the original complaint. Interestingly, your diet can help with the pain especially when it comes to inflammation. Keep reading for foods to eat…
14 Feb 2019
In continuation of my writings to show that our diet has a very significant part to play in the aetiology of diseases and the management of same, I present this article about arthritis today.
24 Jan 2019
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. It can affect one joint or multiple joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods.
19 Jul 2018
Arthritis is not a single disease, but a term referring to various conditions of joint pain or joint diseases. Arthritis affects people of all ages, genders, and race and is the leading cause of disability in Nigeria as it affects about 70% of adults above the age of 60.
5 Jul 2018
In the last Thursday's edition of The Guardian Newspaper I wrote about some simple herbs for the treatment of arthritis. Today I am presenting some more herbs that may be more difficult to come by.
28 Jun 2018
The most important recurring factor in arthritis is inflammation. It is this that gives rise to other symptoms like pain, swelling and stiffness, which are characteristic of this condition. There are numerous natural products that have anti-inflammatory properties by which arthritis can be contained.
21 Jun 2018
Arthritis is one of the chronic degenerative diseases that are causing numerous problems and untold hardship to men and women alike. From time to time, I write on this subject to create awareness and to help people to cope easily with it. Before I begin to write about management of arthritis, I would like to…
19 Jun 2018
Millions of osteoarthritis patients are a nearly quarter more likely to develop heart disease because of their painkillers, a study suggests.Evidence already exists that shows a link between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and the world's leading killer.


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The holiday season is around the corner, and outdoor activities are about to hit the roof. Netflix and Chills might not be an ideal option for hangouts all the time, especially during the holidays. Yet, it is without a doubt that outdoor activities in Lagos can put a hole in your pocket; you end up…
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Barbados is about to cut ties with the British monarchy, but the legacy of a sometimes brutal colonial past and the pandemic's impact on tourism pose major challenges for the Caribbean island as it becomes the world's newest republic.
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The World Health Organization warned Monday the new Covid-19 Omicron variant poses a "very high" risk globally, despite uncertainties about the danger and contagion levels of the new strain.
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ABUJA, Nigeria, November 26, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Africa Water and Sanitation Week Conference ended today with the issuance of The Windhoek Multi-Stakeholder Resolutions for Accelerating Water Security and Access to Safely Managed Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa. The Conference was convened virtually by the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) and the African Union…
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President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday assailed EU observers of Venezuelan local elections and denied their assertion that last week's voting was marred by irregularities.