3 great foods to eat for stronger eyes

The eye is considered as one of the most amazing and important organ of the body. The eye, which gives one a sense of vision must be highly protected and looked after. Below are 3 medicinal foods that can make your eye stronger and maintain a clear vision. Spinach Spinach is considered as one of…… Continue reading 3 great foods to eat for stronger eyes

Sweet potato – Properties and medicinal uses

Botanical name: Ipomoea batatas Poir. Other names: Kumara, Batata, Camore. Sweet potato is the tuber of the sweet potato plant, Ipomoea batatas Poir., a herbaceous and perennial plant of the botanical family Convolvulaceae. The Spaniards where said to have introduced it to Europe from where it spread to other parts of the world. Today, sweet…… Continue reading Sweet potato – Properties and medicinal uses

Gastritis – Causes, treatment, and recommended diet

Gastritis is a condition in which the inside of the stomach becomes red and swollen. This is due to the inflammation of the gastric mucosa, a membrane lining the wall of the stomach. At times there are no symptoms, but when symptoms are present, the most common one is upper abdominal pain. Causes Helicobacter pylori…… Continue reading Gastritis – Causes, treatment, and recommended diet

Chilblains (Erythema pernio)- Causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment

Chilblains also called Erythema pernio, are due to inadequate blood circulation in the tiny capillaries that supply the skin. Chilblain are responses to extremely cold temperature, thus, are caused by extreme cold temperatures. Moreover, people affected by Lupus, Raynaud’s syndrome and those who smoke, are at a higher risk of getting affected by chilblains. Chilblains…… Continue reading Chilblains (Erythema pernio)- Causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment

Diabetes mellitus – causes, types, prevention, treatment and recommended diets!

Diabetes mellitus – This is a disorder due to a deficiency in insulin production. It results from the accumulation of excess glucose in the blood. Types of diabetes There are mainly two (2) types of diabetes, namely: TYPE l /INSULIN-DEPENDENT DIABETES Caused mainly due to a viral infection, a toxin, or an autoimmune reaction, all…… Continue reading Diabetes mellitus – causes, types, prevention, treatment and recommended diets!