TIP #30: ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT PREVENTION IS BETTER AND CHEAPER THAN CURE

Never be careless with your health. Put everything you know to practice. Drink enough water everyday. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables everyday. Eat more natural unprocessed foods. Develop the habit of hand-washing. Treat diarrhea promptly and properly. Observe routine medical check-up. Practise routine de-worming. Practise regular rope-skipping. Enjoy adequate daily sleep. Adopt proper use […]

TIP #29: ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF YOUR RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY: seeing how the God-factor improves health and well-being.

Renowned research scientist, Dr. Harold Koenig, a Professor of Psychiatry at the Duke University Medical Centre, and other scientists, have helped us to see, not only that belief and practice of religion and spirituality can improve our physical and mental health, but also how this happens! For example, in his review of more than 700 […]

TIP #28: PROTECT AND PROVIDE FOR THE FEMALE CHILD: producing healthy and happy future mothers, partners, and leaders.

Holistic medical practice takes care of the physical, mental, emotional, social, and more recently, the spiritual concerns and aspects of the patient’s health. Don’t be surprise if you hear me talk of gratitude, forgiveness, fasting, female education, prayer, death, and God. I am only being a 21st century doctor! Protect the girl-child. Provide for the […]

TIP #27: LEARN TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE ENVIRONMENT: using our connectedness with the external world to promote personal health.

I A common misconception is to think that taking care of your personal health — your body and your habits– means you have done all you need to do to be healthy! No! We don’t live in an empty space; we live in a living system — our environment — and we are in a […]

TIP #26: ALWAYS CHOOSE TO FORGIVE: releasing every poisonous thought and feeling from your mind and body.

“Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die!” ― Anne Lamott “To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you!” — Lewis B. Smedes The reason forgiveness has a strong positive impact on our health is because of the serious damage that […]

TIP #22: TREAT EVERY PREGNANT LADY WITH MUCH CARE: preserving the joy and pride of motherhood.

Pregnancy is not a disease, but it requires a high-level of medical care and attention. This is because pregnancy is a very delicate condition; consequently, there is a high possibility of “things going wrong”, both with the mother and the baby. Ideally, medically, it’s advisable a lady starts giving birth only after 18years of age […]

TIP #21: PRACTISE FAMILY PLANNING: safe-guarding the health and the wealth of your family.

Family planning is all about being in control. It is about birth control, and much more. It is the nature of Mother Nature to give and keep giving, and abundantly; it is the duty of humans to regulate and manage Nature’s plenteous gifts. Family planning is, among others, about choosing how many children you would […]

TIP #19: PRACTISE INTERMITTENT FASTING: enjoying the health benefits of a common religious practice.

Abstaining from food, especially when done on alternate days — one day fasting, next day fast-free, then one day fasting, and a fast-free other day, and so on — has such miraculous health benefits, it could make a person live longer! Prompted by the fact that some devout religious people live long and strong, scientists […]

TIP #18: ENSURE EVERY CHILD IS COMPLETELY IMMUNISED: the best way to say “prevention is better than cure.”

Polio can cause paralysis. Measles can cause blindness. Tetanus can cause death. Immunization prevents all these, and more. Immunization makes a person resistant to an infectious disease by stimulating the immune system to protect the person against the infection or disease. Immunization is important because sometimes hygiene (and other health measures) may not be enough […]

TIP #17: ENSURE EVERY BABY IS ADEQUATELY BREAST-FED: the first and the best food Nature prepared for babies!

“One of the most highly effective preventive measures a mother can take to protect the health of her infant is to breastfeed.” — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Breast-milk is the best…for babies! All a baby needs for health, growth, and development is divinely formulated in it and in the right quantity — the […]