Omiete Charles-Davies, MBBS

Dr. Omiete Charles-Davies graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in medicine and surgery. He is a licensed medical doctor and has worked in different private and government-owned hospitals as a general medical practitioner. For fun, he loves to travel and experience new cultures.

Importance of a Good Mattress – All You Need To Know

“What’s the need for a good mattress?” might seem like a simple question to answer, but it’s important to ask. Does a good quality mattress actually change anything? Is it a medical necessity or a luxury item? When mattress salespeople attempt to sell you a high-end mattress, is it a ploy to steal your money …

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How To Prevent Diabetes: 7 Practical Tips For You

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The World Health organization listed diabetes as the seventh leading cause of death globally. Type 1 diabetes, also known as insulin-dependent, can only be managed by taking insulin doses all through the individual’s life, type 2 diabetes mellitus, however, can be prevented and properly managed when diagnosed. In this post, we will be discussing seven …

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Liquid Poop: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

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Passing liquid poop frequently is diarrhea. It can be dangerous because it can lead to dehydration. According to The World Health Organization (WHO), diarrhea is defined as the passage of three or more loose stools per day (or more frequent passage than is normal for an individual). It should be noted that frequent passing of …

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Your Red Blood Cells Have No DNA, Here’s Why

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Red blood cells are the most common type of blood cell. They are the primary means of delivering oxygen to your body tissues. Red cells take up oxygen from the lungs and carry it to tissues. They are also known as erythrocytes. Apart from erythrocytes, other major blood components are white blood cells, platelets, and …

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Adjustable Beds For Chronic Pain Relief

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Chronic pain is a major public health problem affecting more and more people nowadays. Unlike the acute and usual pain, chronic pain one is a real multidimensional pathology in its own right that greatly alters a person’s quality of life.  Among the most common chronic pains, are spine and back pain. These pains are multifactorial …

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Green Poop: 10 Possible Causes and What It Means

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For the average person, passing green poop could be quite an alarming event. You’ll probably wonder if this strange colored poop is linked to some dangerous health problem. Well, in this article, we would be discussing green stools in details. You will learn what determines stool color, possible causes and what to do next. Determinants …

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How Often Can You Donate Blood?

Blood donation is one of the direct ways of directly impacting another person’s life for good, but it can’t just be done as often as you desire, here’s all you need to know about how frequent you save a life by donating your blood.