Breast Self-Examination (BSE)

Breast self-examination (BSE) is a simple, noninvasive procedure that can be performed by women at home to assess the health of their breasts. It is recommended that all women over the age of 20 perform BSE monthly. There are several reasons why women may not practice BSE, including lack of time, self-confidence, fear of finding … Read more

Oral Infections and Inflammations

The human mouth contains numerous varieties of normal, harmless commensal microorganisms, and the antibacterial action of saliva helps limit their growth. However, the presence of dental plaque and residual food, particularly sugar, in the mouth can promote infection. Inflammation of the mouth is known as dermatitis, while inflammation of the gum is known as gingivitis. … Read more

Optimizing Health Through Nutrition: A Comprehensive Approach for Medical, Surgical, and Behavioral Conditions

Dietary education is an essential part of providing nutrition services to individuals with medical or surgical conditions, whether young or old. It can be defined as any set of learning experiences designed to facilitate the voluntary adoption of eating and other nutrition-related behaviors conducive to health and well-being. The goal of nutritional education is threefold. … Read more

Agents of diseases

Agents of diseases are microorganisms that carry and transmit infections and diseases from one person or place to another. These agents include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. Viruses are tiny pathogens that contain genetic material and lack the complex structure of a cell. They must enter the cell of other living beings to replicate and … Read more


Anemia is a condition characterized by a decrease in the number of red blood cells and hemoglobin levels, leading to inadequate delivery of nutrients and oxygen to meet the body’s needs. Jonathan from Nigeria said, and I quote. Rural areas where there is insufficient intake of iron, vitamin B12, and folic acid, anemia is the … Read more


Glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that result in damage to the optic nerve fibers. The optic nerve is responsible for transmitting visual information from the eye to the brain and its proper functioning is crucial for healthy vision. When the intraocular pressure is elevated, it can lead to damage of the optic nerve … Read more

Puerperal psychosis

Puerperal psychosis, also known as postpartum psychosis or postnatal psychosis, is a serious mental illness that affects women who have never had a previous history of mental health issues but are predisposed to them. It typically develops after childbirth. There are three categories of postpartum mental disorders: Baby Blues: Some women may experience baby blues … Read more