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Safe Sex: Debunking Myths and Promoting Responsible Sexual Practices 

Safe Sex: Debunking Myths and Promoting Responsible Sexual Practices In Africa, sex is largely a taboo topic. The mere mention of it makes some people uncomfortable. But we cannot ignore the fact that it is an integral part of our lives. Yet, with the stigma surrounding sex, misinformation is rampant. Many young people remain clueless about safe sex practices, leading to unintended…
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Gut HealthHealthHealth ConditionsLifestyleNutrition

Myth or Fact: Eating Late Will Make You Gain Weight

There is much conflicting health advice out there, and the time to eat is one of them. You probably must have heard times without a number that you shouldn’t eat after 8 p:m. But does the time you eat actually determine how much weight you gain? To be candid with you, whether you eat at 8 a:m. or 8 p:m. (or even 11 p.m.), since it is the same food you’re ingesting, it will have the…
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Healthy Eating Myths To Debunk

Eating healthy generally means sticking to a diet that helps to maintain one’s health. There are many benefits to eating healthy. Apart from maintaining body weight and fitness, healthy eating can be used as a remedy for certain illnesses, especially those arising from nutrient deficiencies. A healthy diet must contain essential nutrients for the body system and limit unhealthy elements like…
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Myths About Modern Family Planning You Should Discard

In many parts of Africa and Nigeria, you are told from an early age to stay away from sex, but not many times are people educated on how to avoid pregnancies if they are not ready. Family planning is almost like a sacred topic. Family planning is simply deciding the number or spacing of children through different contraceptive methods, including natural planning, abstinence, hormonal birth…
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HealthHealth ConditionsLifestyleMental and sexual healthMental Health

Is Mental Illness Hereditary?

Do you know that one in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness? As unlikely as it looks given that Nigerians are considered happy people, mental illness is a real challenge many are battling. Mental illness is a condition that usually involves emotional changes, changes in behaviour and thinking. Some examples of mental illness include schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, bipolar…
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HealthSkin Care/ BeautyWomen's Health

Interesting Myths And Facts About Cellulite

Have you ever noticed any dimple-like appearance on your hips, thighs or other fleshy body parts? It may look like the skin on those areas is a little lumpy. That is what is called cellulite. Having cellulite might make you feel extra self-conscious and maybe a bit uncomfortable with how you look, but cellulite is a very common occurrence. A lot of people experience it. Are you bothered by it?
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COVID19HealthHealth Conditions

The Truth About 5G And Covid-19

In the past year, many countries have faced the challenge of Coronavirus and the major obstacle of fake news and conspiracy theories. Like in any crisis, misinformation spreads faster than the truth. With little information on the novel virus, conspiracy theories began to pop up linking the virus to the new 5G wireless connection. In Nigeria, top religious and political leaders sadly…
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HealthHealth Conditions

Myths And Facts About Hepatitis B

People say many things about Hepatitis B, some true, some untrue. The question now is, is what you know about Hepatitis B true? Let’s find out as we debunk some myths and discuss facts about Hepatitis B Hepatitis B causes the liver to get inflamed, and it is caused by a virus called the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). It is one of the various strains of Hepatitis which ranges from A to E and can be…
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