Practical Considerations about Covid-19. Click here to Learn more
Pair of pears as a representation of the appearance for the route of rectal medicines.

Using Rectal Medicines succesfully

Rectal medicines - Always follow the prescribed dosing directions. Remember that though these medicines are applied through the bottom/anus, thanks to having very rich blood vessels around the area,

A pair of healing hands of a Natural Therapy Practitioner applying healing oil from a brown bottle.

Natural Therapy Practitioners

Natural Therapy Practitioners have developed skills in managing some health conditions with natural elements Around the world, they have always existed in one form or another, but have not been prope

Photo of a woman's hand, palm up holding 4 different sized tablets - but Natural Therapy could be an alternative in some medical problems.

Understanding Natural Therapies

But now she faced a dilemma. She'd been forced to see a doctor as she'd been feeling very weak and tired lately. Now, she'd been told she, too, was diabetic. And they gave her a list of tablets she ha

A pile of different coloured pills and tablets - denoting antibiotic resistance when the medicines are abused and used incorrectly.

Why Antibiotic Resistance Matters To You

Antibiotic resistance is what happens when bacteria become immune to the effects of an antibiotic to which they were once susceptible. This means that the antibiotic is no longer able to destroy a ge

Who's responsible for my healthcare?

Misusing Drugs: Who needs medical advice anyway? Part 1

This article targets the individual and household levels to provide important information using scenarios or imaginary case studies to connect with readers in diagnosing the problem of misuse of drugs

Hazy image of a woman's face with tendrils around her face

Top Ten Things To Do – After a Snakebite

Snakebite is a fairly common incident as human activities encroach on or cross paths with wildlife. While prevention through safe environmental practices is important, it is also crucial to take the r

Harmful effects of Codeine- based Cough Mixtures

The face of drug addiction in Nigeria, West Africa is gradually changing. It’s not just the ‘hard’ drugs we need to worry about – but those easily accessible for common health

The white walkers

Antibiotics – How long should you have them?

Exactly how long should you take antibiotics? Sometimes this is NOT as obvious as it should be. A patient asked yesterday – ‘Doc if I’m feeling better after a few days, can I stop th


Related Post

Founder's Corner
Dr Sylvia Kama-Kieghe

Founder, AskAwayHealth

More Details
Newsletter



The Trusted Home of Simple Health Information Online

Need more
information?

Ask Here

Would you like to consult with a doctor? (UK patients only)

Get e-Consultation Now