Consumption of processed, chemical foods linked to infertility

Aug 9, 2017 0

As Nigerian Fertility experts began consultation on ethics in Assisted Reproduction Technique, the high rate of infertility among Nigerian men has been linked to high consumption of chemically grown and processed foods. In the an interview with journalists during a Public Discussion on Ethics in Invitro Fertilisation, IVF, practice in Nigeria, the President Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health, AFRH, Dr. Faye Iketubosin , who traced the problem on the food chain said these foods have been causing harm to both men and female. Iketubosin, a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist said “Male fertility has been on the increase in the last 20 years. According to him, the average sperm count in men has dropped as such that the World a Health Organisation, WHO, actually estimates that it’s now downward from 20 million to 15 million and that’s because of the global food chain trend. ...

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NHS Health Check: Short GP consultations crazy, say GPs

Feb 7, 2017 0

The length of GP consultations in the NHS is “crazy” and risks undermining care if more patients are pushed out of hospitals, doctor leaders are warning.  Average consultation length is 10 minutes in the UK – thought to be the shortest in the developed world. ...

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Dec 24, 2014 0

CONSULTATION BY MAIL     Stomach discomfort I am a young girl of 28 years. From time to time, I suffer stomach disorder especially in the early hours of the day. I’m convinced that it has nothing to do with worms and menstruation irregularities. Once it starts, it makes me feel weak and lousy. Please, advise me on what to do. I’m tired of taking drugs. Obiageri, Lagos. Dear Obiageri,             This could be a case of peptic ulcer. I will like to know if there is any aggravating or relieving factor.   —————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Pains on the feet   I normally feel some serious pains on my feet, as if bags of cement were kept on it. This Is frequent whenever I wake up from bed. In fact, I have noticed that another member of my family is having the pain too. I will like to know the true cause of this. Could it be hereditary? Judith, Iyana Ipaja   Dear Judith,             I cannot say whether your condition is hereditary or... ...

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