‘Most issues with our healthcare system would be averted if we focused more on preventive medicine’
Dr. Nini Iyizoba is a Medical doctor, a passionate advocate for women’s health and an entrepreneur. Her journey into medicine began at St. John's University in New York, where she received her undergraduate degree in Biology/PreMed.
Getting pregnant after 37: How you can boost fertility
Most women over the age of 37 have heard about the ‘biological clock’. If you haven’t, I am certain that all you need do is go to a wedding, or a party, or even a burial, where your older aunties and family friends would be in attendance.....
Is your waistline making you sick?
Once upon a time, people used to think that having a well rounded midsection was a thing of pride; an evidence of good living. Back then, new brides would make it a point of duty to fatten up their husbands’ bellies because that was a sign that she was taking good care of her spouse.…
Top ten tips to have a healthier Christmas
Let’s be honest, the Christmas season is all about indulgence and overeating, which often comes with the holiday weight gain. Most people get easily carried away with the festivities of the season, and that can quickly have a negative impact on their overall health.
Winning the battle over diabetes once and for all
Diabetes is a condition that affects over 425 million people globally. In Nigeria, its rising prevalence is a public health concern, because over 2 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes.
Ways to protect yourself and family from GMOs
Nowadays, food-manufacturing companies have basically stripped away our freedom to opt out of eating GMO foods. All you have to do is walk into a supermarket and you are hit with a wide selection of attractive looking GMO foods including chips, baked goods, cereals, meats, poultry...
Heal the gut to heal your joint pain
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.
How your sexual health affects fertility
Sexual health is the ability to embrace and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives. It is an important part of our physical and emotional health. The act of sex itself is a healthy bodily function and has been shown to promote better sleep habits, less stress and more happiness.
Are your kitchen utensils threatening your health?
A typical day for me goes like this: Wake up in the morning and drink a plastic bottle full of water because water is good for you. Next, I head to the gym...