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The Beginner's Guide to Histamine Intolerance: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management

TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER 1: What is Histamine and Histamine Intolerance?Symptoms of Histamine ExcessWhy Does Too Much Histamine Cause a Problem?How Does the Body Usually get Rid of Histamine?Where is Histamine found in the Body?Why do Histamine Levels Increase?How Much Histamine is Too Much?How is Histamine Intolerance Diagnosed?How can you distinguish between Histamine Intolerance and Food Allergy?Where Does Histamine Come from in Food?CHAPTER 2: Managing Histamine IntoleranceIs There a Cure...

Production and Development of Herbal Contraceptives in Nigeria – A Necessity

ABSTRACTContraception is a means or method to prevent pregnancy. Contraceptives are the devices, agents, drugs, etc used in prevention of pregnancy. Basic methods of contraception are: (i) modern methods, and (ii) traditional / herbal methods. Modern method involves the use of vaginal ring, cervical caps, hormonal implants, patch, injections, diaphragm, male/female condoms, spermicides, pills, vasectomy, male/female sterilization, intrauterine device (IUD), intrauterine system (IUS), etc. Tra...

Applications of Natural Medicine (Traditional Medicine/Complementary and Alternative Medicine) in Nigerian Healthcare Delivery System

Natural medicine in form of Traditional Medicine (TM) or Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) have proved to be efficacious in treatment of various diseases for bodily, physical, mental, spiritual and general wellbeing. In Nigeria, natural medicine has been applied to treat sickle cell disease, cancer, musculoskeletal pain, asthma, malaria, typhoid fever, pile, fever, measles, diarrhea, cough, sexually transmitted diseases, stomach ulcers, pneumonia, diabetes, mental disorders, stroke...

A Review of Heat Therapy in African Traditional Medicine

Heat therapy – also known as thermotherapy or thermal therapy – is the transfer of heat or thermal energy in andout of the human body especially at the joints, using towels, ice packs, wax, hot/warm water, steam, etc within a giventemperature range. The objective is the expansion of blood capillaries and increased blood flow to the affected area for healing.The principle is the application of the heat or cold to change the cutaneous, intraarticular or core temperature of soft tissues toim...

A Review of Factors Influencing Patronage of Traditional Bone Setters (TBS) in Nigeria

The paper reviews the factors influencing patronage of traditional bone setters (TBS) by bone fracture patients, despite the services of modern orthopaedic surgeons (MOS) and well-equipped medical orthopaedic centers in Nigeria. Major causes of bone fractures in Nigeria include: road traffic accident, road side fall, workplace fall, fall at home, fall from heights, gun-short injury, assault, sports, etc. Categories of bone fractures include: closed fractures, open fractures, joint injuries, s...

ASSIGNMENT ON GLOBAL PANDEMIC

The assignment highlights the global challenges of Covid-19 and HIV. Their implications and strategic approach

Seminar on Blood Donation

At the end of this seminar, individuals should be able to:Discuss the concept of blood donationHave good knowledge on eligibility of blood donationExplain how blood donation is performedIdentify misconceptions about blood donationEnumerate factors affecting perception towards blood donationDiscuss ways of correcting misconceptions about blood donation 

AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON PATHOLOGY OF COVID 19

ABSRACT Covid 19, a disease which created havoc in the world by its severe acute respiratory corona virus syndome-2 [SARS-coV-2], rigorous studies have been taking place to study the cause, pathogenesis, symptoms, treatment protocols of the disease. Ayurveda has considered it as a type of a janapadodhwamsa , the infection is caused due to virus which in Ayurveda is considered as, bhuta[microbes] which is a agantuja hetu [external factors] This jivanu/microbe enters the bod...

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IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WOMEN IN WORKFORCE GLOBALLY

The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral, and COVID-19 is no exception. For the single mother in Nigeria, COVID-19 lockdown measures have paused her small business that brings food to the table. For the domestic workers in Nigeria, the pandemic has meant no job and no unemployment benefits or other protection (Unwomen, 2020). According to Forbes (2021), the pandemic has disproportionately affected women. But we may not have realized the scope of the hit. It’s extraordinarily sign...

Study of Shalmali Kantaka Lepa in the Management of Mukha Dushika with Special Reference to Acne Vulgaris

AbstractMukhadushika is explained by Acharya Sushruta under Kshudrarogas. It is one among skin diseases that affects the face and disturbs Physical, Social and psychological state of Individuals. It is characterized by Shalmali Kantaka sadrush Pidaka on face. It correlates to Acne Vulgaris explained in modern Science. It is one of the most common dermatological problem that affects virtually all individuals at least once during Life. The main cause of it is, increased sebum production, coloni...

Ayurvedic Cosmetics Range Over Chemical Base Cosmetics: A Review

INTRODUCTION: The urge to beautify one’s own body and look beautiful has been an urge in the human race since the tribal days. Assorted beauty products such as skincare products, hair products, fragrances, oral hygiene, and nail products, which may contain toxic chemicals that can be harmful to health are used especially by women. Since long time cosmetics have been known to enhance the appearance of the human body.  But these products, which are supposed to make us feel healthy and look ...

Social, Legal and Ethical Challenges of Organ Donation and Transplantation in Nigeria

Organ donation includes the mediums of medically and surgically transplanting the tissue or organ from one individual known as the organ donor, to be placed in the body of another individual who is referred to as the recipient. The act of transplanting may become a dire medical procedure when the organs of a recipient suffer failure, damage, injury or disease.

Women's Mental Health: The Impact of COVID-19 and the Need for Immediate Action to Address It

Part of the global pandemic response governments needs to invest in is mental health interventions that are comprehensive, innovative, available, and accessible. Emergency mental health and psychosocial support must be provided for women during the pandemic, as well as during the recovery phase post-pandemic.The research documented by Brian J. Honermann on past epidemics highlighted the consequences of infectious disease outbreaks on mental health. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic is a physi...

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Nessus is a remote security scanning tool, which scans a computer and raises an alert if it discovers any vulnerabilities that malicious hackers could use to gain access to any computer you have connected to a network. It does this by running over 1200 checks on a given computer, testing to see if any of these attacks could be used to break into the computer or otherwise harm it. Nessus can be used by an administrator in charge of any computer (or group of computers) connected to the internet...


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