The harmful effects of skin lightening on your internal organs… What your beautician will not tell you.
For years, dark skinned individuals (male and female) have been conditioned to think they would look more beautiful and get better opportunities if they had fairer skin. With validation from billboards, television and magazine advertisements suggesting that light skinned individuals are more attractive, more successful and have a “glow” that endears people to them, there […]
In the 80s and 90s, heart disease was thought to be disease of elderly people. However in recent times, we have seen more and more young people die of heart disease than before. Available data from the world health organization (WHO) states that, 31% of all deaths worldwide are due to cardiovascular disease1. Studies done […]
As many as 40% of adults in Nigeria are hypertensive, and majority are not even aware. Of those who are aware only about 20% have their blood pressure adequately controlled. The goal for treating blood pressure is to get the levels to 130/80mmHg or lower. (130 systolic, 80 diastolic). We are concerned about poorly controlled […]