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THE ANATOMY OF HAIR

Reading Time: 2 minutes Human hair consists of two parts the root which is in the dermis (the inner layer of the skin) and the shaft which grows out through the epidermis (the outer skin layer) of the skin, to the outside of the body. The root of the hair has rich blood supply that delivers Read more…

By Dr Gigi, ago
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HYPERTENSION: THE BASICS

Reading Time: 8 minutes Introduction: Understanding the Basics The heart pumps blood through the arteries, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the organs and muscles of the body. With each heart beat, as blood is pumped through the vessels, it exerts some pressure on the walls of the artery. This pressure is what constitutes your blood pressure. Read more…

By Dr Gigi, ago
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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have been experiencing episodic, sharp, or stabbing pain that feels like electric shock running down the side of your face? You may have trigeminal neuralgia. What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia? Trigeminal neuralgia is a type or nerve pain that affects a part of the face. The pain is often Read more…

By Dr Gigi, ago
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Asthma 101. Knowing The Basics.

Reading Time: 9 minutes Introduction Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs, characterized by inflammation, swelling and narrowing of the airways with excessive mucus production that makes it difficult to breathe. First, let’s look at how air gets to the lungs. When you breathe, air enters through the airways; nose, pharynx, larynx, bronchus, Read more…

By Dr Gigi, ago
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Understanding Peptic Ulcer

Reading Time: 7 minutes Peptic ulcer simply refers to any ulcer (open sores) affecting either the lining of the stomach or the upper part of the small intestine. It may occur at any age, however, chances of peptic ulcer increases with age. Contrary to the common old wives’ tale, stress alone and diet (spicy Read more…

By Dr Gigi, ago

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