Month: November 2017

15 questions to ask your child after school instead of just “How was your day?”

Lots of mothers want nothing more than to have an amazing relationship with their children. We all desire for our children to talk to us about their struggles, joys, pain, challenges and doubts. But most times, we do not know how to elicit these information from them. We ask broad based questions and end up …

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Constipation – causes, prevention and management

Constipation occurs when bowel movement becomes difficult or less frequent. Constipation is a relatively common ailment that affects a number of people at one time or the other. A number of factors can cause constipation. These factors include: Dehydration, a low fiber diet, pregnancy, some medications can cause one to be constipated and even a …

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Vaginal Discharge in women – What you need to know

From experience gathered while clerking patients, both as a medical student, and now as a doctor; most ladies are clueless about Vaginal discharges, often mistaking the “normal” vaginal discharge as “abnormal”. Hence the question, “are you having a vaginal discharge?” is often met with the answer “yes.” However, when you probe further you realise, in …

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