Risk factors for ovarian cancer

Sep 25, 2017 0

Ovarian tumor is an abnormal group in the ovaries; the ovaries produce eggs in women that are fertilized by sperm from men to form babies. Ovarian tumour is quite common but only a few become malignant. It is said that about 95 percent of the malignant tumours of the ovary are carcinomas, the rest include germ cell tumours and stroma cell tumours. ...

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Different types of kisses

Sep 24, 2017 0

A kiss is symbol of love, adoration, respect and kindness characterized in the main by lip contact. While kissing has its several health implications , it has remained as popular as ever with passionate kisses indicating more love and intimacy than sexual intercourse between couples, hence sex workers rarely kiss their clients. Kissing is an expression of deep love between couples. There are different types of kisses; we shall discuss some below. 1. Eskimo kiss This is an innocent kiss among children, rubbing their noses or their cheeks; it has its origin in Alaska among the Eskimos. 2. Cheek Kiss This involves contact of the tightly closed lips with the cheek of the partner as a way of saying good bye to a loved one in a public place. 3. Peck This type of kiss involves contact between closed lips of a couple; it is an expression of love. 4. Single Lip kiss This type of kiss involves one partner taking one lip of the other partner between his/her two... ...

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See how you can boost your Libido naturally

Sep 23, 2017 1

Libido or Sex Drive is defined as desire for sexual activity or urge for sex; one may or may not act on this urge. It is different from Erectile Dysfunction in which a man has the urge but is unable to have a sustained strong penile erection to perform the act. The urge to have sex may be spontaneous, may be due to reflection on memorable sexual moments or visual stimulus(i). The seat of libido lies in the brain which produces the neurotransmitter called Dopamine; it is produced in the mid-brain. This Dopamine initiates several activities which culminate in the production of testosterone; the male hormone responsible for sex drive. Below are some ways to boost your sex drive naturally: 1. Eat suitable foods regularly Eat nuts regularly. They are rich in testosterone-boosting zinc as well as the amino acid L-arginine, which helps improve blood flow to the sexual organs. Eating Sugar is known to cut the levels of circulating testosterone in the blood significantly, so cut back on sweet... ...

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Diseases associated with cockroaches

Sep 22, 2017 0

Cockroaches are tropical pests but also found in temperate climates but in warm corners of the house. They are nocturnal in behaviour but hide in cracks in walls, kitchen cabinets, door frames, furniture, cupboards, television, radio and bathrooms during the day. They are also found in septic tanks and sewers, drains and refuse dumps. Cockroaches feed on human food, feaces, sputum, nails of babies and very sick adults, books, ceiling boards and even inner lining of shoes. Cockroaches travel from house to house, from dumps, drains and septic and sewers to houses inhabited by man and feed on food if unprotected both cooked and uncooked. Because they feed on faeces and filth cockroaches can easily contaminate food with germs and/or eggs of worms. Cockroaches have health effects on man for two main reasons: a substance called allergen contained in their excreta, saliva and body skin and also because of the germs carried by cockroaches on their hairy legs. The germs (bacteria and viruses) cockroaches carry can contaminate food which can... ...

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Health hazards associated with plumbing profession

Sep 21, 2017 0

Plumbing involves the installation, fitting and maintenance of pipes and fittings that convey sewage, water, storm water, gas, steam and oil. This could be municipal or in business premises or homes. People who practice the profession are called plumbers. Many of the pipes are manufactured from asbestos especially in developed cities, plumbers have to work in some cases in closed environment during installation or repairs of blockages or leaks. Plumbers are commonly associated with domestic plumbing but most of it is municipal. Waste that is moved by water is called sewage and the infrastructure that conveys the sewage is called sewerage, The sewerage includes drains, manholes, septic tanks/chambers and the sewers (pipes) conveying the waste to the treatment plant. Like every other profession, plumbing has its hazards as explained below; however these hazards could be reduced by the use of appropriate protective gears. 1. Slips and Falls The job of plumbers involves a lot climbing with the use of ladders, this can result in falls from heights causing minor to... ...

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How to prevent Yellow Fever.

Sep 20, 2017 1

Yellow fever is common in Africa, South and Central America but surprisingly not in Asia. Why it is not found in Asia is inexplicable though racial resistance is suspected. Epidemic outbreaks have occurred from time to time in the past in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria and the Gambia. For Nigerians who travel to Central and South America, the disease is found in Honduras, parts of Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. ...

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Questions and Answers on Yellow Fever.

Sep 19, 2017 1

Yellow fever is common in Africa, South and Central America but surprisingly not in Asia. Why it is not found in Asia is inexplicable though racial resistance is suspected. Epidemic outbreaks have occurred from time to time in the past in Sudan, Ethiopia, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria and the Gambia. For Nigerians who travel to Central and South America, the disease is found in Honduras, parts of Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador. ...

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Facts on female sexual problems.

Sep 18, 2017 0

Female sexual problem is said to exist if a woman recurrently has no desire for sex, no arousal, painful sex etc; the extent that she is distressed and her relationship with her partner is affected negatively. The symptoms are discussed below; while some of the conditions have only gained recent recognition, others have been well known in medicine. 1. Loss of sexual desire (libido) Libido is defined as sex drive or the desire for sex; some women have no desire for sex or very low desire. This certainly can stress a relationship. Causes of low or lack of sexual desire include medication, chronic illness, pregnancy, low oestrogen level, stress, sexual turn-off, depression, religion, cultural beliefs, fatigue, painful sex etc. Do not hesitate to see a doctor if you have the problem as a solution could be found. 2. Lack of arousal Lack of arousal exists if there is no vaginal lubrication inspite of adequate vaginal stimulation. Other evidence includes lack of vulva changes (labia majora and minora), lack of enlargement... ...

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