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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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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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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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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What is Lice? They are Small, wingless egg laying insects found on the human head. Head lice live on the hair and feed by sucking blood from the scalp. How do you get it? By close head-to-head contact with someone who has itBy using hats, scarves, combs, brushes, hair, ribbons, pillows or towels used by […]

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Ringworm: A highly contagious and common fungal infection caused by mold-like parasites that live on the cells in the outer layer of your skin. Did you know that Ringworm gets its name because of how it looks on the skin and not an actual worm? Ringworm is common in children, appears as scaly bald patches, […]

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Diseases you can get from using a public toilet So, this topic is pretty much essential as long as people go to public places and find themselves having to go to the loo. For most of us, if you spend so much time thinking about all the cons of using a public toilet, you probably […]

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Infectious diseases vs Communicable diseases Always thought Infectious and Contagious Diseases mean the same thing or don’t differ? You got that wrong. Infectious diseases are caused by microscopic germs, such as bacteria or viruses, that get into the body and cause problems. Some — but not all — infectious diseases spread directly from one person to […]

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Infectious diseases – Myths vs Facts Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; which can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Here Myth: To get Cholera, you have to be around someone who has it.Fact: Cholera is as a result of poor hygiene, and […]

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Did you know that healthy skin is also a reflection of how healthy you are on the inside? Yes! Topical products you apply directly to your skin matter, but it’s healthier to nourish your body from within. Ever heard the quote ‘’You are what you eat’’? I bet you have! Here’s our guide on natural […]

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