Geriatrics or Geriatric Medicine is a specialty of medicine focussing on the physical, mental and social well-being of older people. It aims to promote their health, by preventing and treating diseases & disabilities. Geriatrics Syndromes refer to common health conditions in the elderly that don’t fit into the disease category. They include delirium, falls, incontinence,… Continue reading Geriatric Medicine
COVID-19 is the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. While many people with COVID-19 get mild symptoms, others can become seriously ill. Several vaccines have been developed to protect against COVID-19. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has so far authorized three COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use. Two of these are the Pfizer-BioNTech and… Continue reading Why Do You Need Two Doses for Some COVID-19 Vaccines?
Promotion and prevention interventions work by identifying the individual, social and structural determinants of mental health, and then intervening to reduce risks, build resilience and establish supportive environments for mental health. Interventions can be designed for individuals, specific groups or whole populations. Reshaping the determinants of mental health often requires action beyond the health sector… Continue reading Mental health promotion and prevention
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Most people with the disease get a diagnosis after age 65. If it’s diagnosed before then, it’s generally referred to as “younger onset” or “early onset” Alzheimer’s disease. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but there are treatments that can… Continue reading What is Alzheimer’s disease?
This will open your eyes!Read to the end; and then, send it to Others on your list as I just did to you! Prof Anugweje treats terminal ill Cancer patients by an “unorthodox” way and many patients recovered. He is also a sports medicine specialist.He insists that all athletes eat fruits on empty stomach. Before… Continue reading HOW BEST TO EAT FRUIT
1. Best all-around: The Mediterranean diet The Mediterranean diet is consistently rated as one of the healthiest eating patterns for almost anyone, including women over 50. Based on the eating patterns of people in Greece and Southern Italy in the 1960s, this diet is characterized by its low saturated fat content. It primarily comprises vegetables,… Continue reading The 5 Best Diets for Women Over 50
Some anxiety is a typical part of life. It’s a byproduct of living in a busy world. Unchecked anxiety may greatly impact your quality of life. Take control by trying out the ideas below. What is anxiety? Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of fear or worry that could be… Continue reading 10 Ways to Naturally Reduce Anxiety
Black youth are facing more mental health concerns than ever. As adults, it’s important to listen to them and direct them on how to seek help.Being young can be very challenging and life choices can impact the mental health of any child. The Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey(Trusted Source) shows that 44% of teens report… Continue reading How Adults Can Help the Mental Health challenges of Black Youths.
Boundaries between work and life have been dissolving as cell phones and the internet made it possible to reach people outside the office. But when the pandemic hit in 2020, sending legions of office workers to log in from home, separating work from the rest of life became a totally different ballgame. And it’s taken… Continue reading How We Can Actually Improve Our Work-Life Balance — for Good