AVOID BECOMING SICK! I CAN ASSURE YOU THIS IS NO LAUGHING MATTER.

Avoid becoming sick! By Rashida Raji-Siwoku. MSc Pharma, BSc and Licensed Herbalist in Traditional Herbal General Practice. Check out immune cells in action. Where two bacteria that cause gonorrhea are no match for the large phagocyte, called a neutrophil, that engulfs and kills them (see arrows). Photo credit: Micheal N. Starnbach. PH.D Harvard Medical  University. …

July 6, 2021
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8 SECRETS TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY IN THE WORKPLACE

May was mental health awareness month and we were elated because it helped shed light on mental health  issues that we often ignore, on some occasions we deny it’s effects or claim it’s a westernized idea for weak people. At Ariana Diaries, we encourage our readers and community members to recognise and own the fact that…

June 2, 2021
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MENSTRUATION HYGIENE MATTERS – GET TO KNOW YOUR PERIOD PRODUCTS

Menstrual hygiene management or menstrual health and hygiene refers to access to menstrual hygiene products to absorb or collect the flow of blood during menstruation, privacy to change the materials, and access to facilities to dispose of used menstrual management materials. According to UNICEF, Access to safe and dignified menstruation is a fundamental need for…

May 28, 2021
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COVID-19 AND MEMORY TEA: HOW TO HELP MUM’S BRAIN By Rashidat Raji MSc Pharma & Herbalist

Brain Awareness Week– Are you looking after Mom’s Thinking Box… More than 9 out of 10 us will agree that brain health is important, right? .. However, only 1 out of 10 of us , really know ways to maintain or improve it. It not uncommon to forget people’s names or where you last left…

March 15, 2021
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HOW TO AVOID UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT #VIRUS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

If you have ever had a cold or the flu, then you already know about an upper respiratory virus. The common cold is the most well-known upper respiratory infection (URI) while the #COVID-19 infection is a lower respiratory infection. Usually, the main cause of this type of infection are #viruses and bacteria. Most URI are contagious…

November 11, 2020
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CHADWICK BOSEMAN’S DEATH: HOW TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF COLON CANCER AT A YOUNG AGE

So sad that my son wouldn’t grow up to know the inspirational actor of ‘Black Panther‘, the star: Chadwick Boseman who battled 4 years after being diagnosed with colon cancer. However, his death has raised a spotlight on colon cancer and its rise among the young generation. Initially, he was diagnosed with stage 3 cancer, meaning it…

September 9, 2020
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FORUM LAUNCH: A SAFE SPACE FOR ALL THINGS SEX AND CONTRACEPTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Forum launch: A safe space for all things sex and contraception FindMyMethod.org, a contraception-awareness website, hopes to build a community where people can freely discuss sexual and reproductive health. With a vision to normalize discussions around sex and help women navigate and access contraception, FindMyMethod.org (FMM) – an informational website about safe…

August 29, 2020
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GREEN TEA FOR BEDTIME: IS IT A GOOD OR A BAD IDEA?

With everyone jumping on the healthy lifestyle bandwagon, drinking tea has become so popular now. There are many varieties , blend and grades of  green tea blended with fruits and herbs .  It is said that regular consumption of green tea helps with detoxification, losing weight. You find people taking it before bedtime in order…

August 12, 2020
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TO KNOW HEPATITIS IS TO ERADICATE IT: Dr. MANAL GHAZZAWI SHARES LIFE-SAVING TIPS

Hepatitis B is claiming lives of Sierra Leoneans, it is becoming a public health problem. Already it is a global health concern. Globally 350-400 million people are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (defined as hepatitis B surface antigen positive for at least 6 months). Worldwide, more than 686,000 people die every year due to…

August 5, 2020
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PAINFUL PERIOD CRAMPS COULD BE WAY WORSE THAN YOU THINK

It usually creeps in silently in the middle of the night. I have become accustomed to it. Nights like these are not ordinary, for the peace snatcher is here. I have dealt with so many pains in my lifetime, and physical pain is no exception. Usually, I need to take a couple of pain medication…

July 29, 2020
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