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Eating Disorders: Overview & Caring Tips According to FitDay, An eating disorder is defined as a disturbance in eating behavior patterns that endanger a person’s physical or psycho-social health. The combined mortality rate from anorexia and bulimia is estimated at 20% of the victims over a period of years. This is the highest rate mortality […]

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PTSD: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. When Does PTSD First Occur? PTSD can develop at any age, including in childhood. Symptoms typically begin within 3 months of a traumatic […]

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Living with Cancer: PatientLiving with Cancer: CarerPeople cope with cancer just like they cope with other problems in life – each person does it in their own way. With time, people find ways to live life to the fullest.There are many ways to care for the patient. One is by taking one step at a […]

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How to reduce dependency on alcohol Alcohol is a universal beverage, but the rate of consumption in Africa is particularly on the high side and much higher in Nigeria. Citing the World Health Organisation Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health Data, Nigeria has the highest annual alcohol consumption on the continent, measured by the […]

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Causes of AcneThe FixSmartphone use that spreads bacteriaClean your phoneExcess oil production, Skipping a toner and/or not using a moisturizerKeep face clean. Your skin needs to stay hydrated. Use a toner and moisturizeHormonal imbalance and hair follicles clogged with oil and dead skin cellsImprove your diet and exfoliate skin weeklyStress and Lack of sleepManage stress […]

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Drugs, alcohol and the effects on  the body. A drug is any substance when introduced to the body via any means that causes Physiological change. Commonly abuse substances include alcohol, Nicotine in the form of cigarettes, prescribed meds and illegal substances. Most abuse substances of taken in excessive amounts And leads to an overdose. Persistence […]

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Heard of workstation ergonomics? It’s the science of adjusting job conditions, equipment and tasks to match the body’s natural ways of functioning. The fit between people and their work. Stay fit at work Physical, Environmental, Workstation Design and Personal factors affect workstation ergonomics like: Choosing and positioning equipments for your workstation correctly, like Visual Display […]

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Long hours, Heavy workload, Changes within the organisation, Tight deadlines, Job insecurity, Lack of autonomy, Boring work, Insufficient skills for the job, Over-supervision, inconducive working environment, Lack of proper resources or equipment, Few promotional opportunities, Harassment, Discrimination, Conflict with colleagues and bosses or Crisis incidents, like a mishap at workplace that caused a grievous bodily […]

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A mental disorder in which people interpret reality abnormally. Someone with schizophrenia may have difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary, may have difficulty expressing normal emotions in social situations and often feel they are ‘’split off’’ from reality. Complications When left untreated, schizophrenia can result in severe problems that affect many […]

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Myths  about mental health. Mental health is a level of psychological well-being and psychological state of mind of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment. Myth: children don’t experience mental health issues. Fact: even very young children me show early warning signs of mental health issues. Myth: People with […]

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Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder is a chronic condition marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development, that often continues into adulthood. If you’re a parent of a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, you know that it’s a myth that kids with ADHD can’t focus. In fact, their attention […]

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If food is the most natural way to nourish the body, it can be agreed that nutrition influences the health, learning and behaviour of people. What is there to know about Autism and Food? Autism refers to a range of conditions characterised by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviours, speech and nonverbal communication, as well […]

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