OVARIAN CANCER

All that you need to know about Ovarian Cancer

INTRODUCTION Ovarian cancer is the growth of cells that forms in the ovaries. The cells multiply quickly and can invade and destroy healthy body tissue.The female reproductive system contains two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries — each about the size of an almond — produce eggs (ova) as well as […]

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) – All that you need to know…

INTRODUCTION Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is quite a common condition in which the function of the gastrointestinal tract has been impaired without any associated structural change. Little is known about the cause however there is ongoing research in place to determine this.  It can be triggered by certain substances such as high calorie or fat […]

Condom Usage and Complications of Unprotected Sex

World Condom Day is commemorated on the 13th of February every year and at HVNaija, we have curated this blog post to explain the use of condoms and the complications of unprotected sex. The celebration of World Condom Day seeks to remind the general public that condoms prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STD), unwanted pregnancy and […]

WORLD HEART DAY- How to care for your heart…

It was World Heart Day a few days and as it is our usual practice at HV Naija to keep you informed about the best lifestyle and healthy choices, we have pulled together some tips to help you care for your heart and keep you healthy. There is no doubt that our heart is gold […]

Ultraviolet Radiation; why you should protect yourself from it

We might have heard words like “Wear sunscreen”, “Protect yourself from sun rays” Do you know why?? Let’s educate ourselves on Ultraviolet rays and why we should protect ourselves against it. What’s ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of non-ionizing radiation that is emitted by the sun and artificial sources, such as tanning […]

UNVEILING THE TRUTH BEHIND SICKLE CELL

People have different understanding/knowledge about Sickle Cell. What is it that you know or believe about Sickle Cell? In this article, our aim is to unveil the truth behind Sickle Cell so that you become more knowledgeable about this disease. What is Sickle Cell Anemia and How did we come about the name? Basically, Sickle Cell is a genetic […]

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a disorder that some people who have experienced/witnessed a shocking, scary, or dangerous event, develop after some time. PTSD was once referred to as the Battle Fatigue Syndrome and this was because the first case of PSTD was brought to the attention of the medical community by war veterans. People […]

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