Author Archives: IsayOKAY

HOME SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY

In this part of the world,I mean in Nigeria and coming down to the state and city level, Nursing homes for the elderly are not common place. I am not aware of any home for the elderly in Akure for instance. Some elderly people are left at home alone with little or no care. Some […]

ADJUSTED CONSULTATION FEES

NEW CONSULTATION FEES All febrile illnesses ( body temperature greater than 37.5 degrees Celsius ) will attract a minimum consultation fees of #10,000 All GASTROINTESTINAL ILLNESSES ( ABDOMINAL PAIN, STOOLING/DIARRHOEA , VOMITING ETC) WILL ATTRACT A MINIMUM CONSULTATION FEES OF 10,000). All Respiratory illnesses ( cough, nasal discharge, sore throat, difficulty in breathing, fast breathing, […]

TREATING PROSTATE CANCER WITH COMBINED HORMONAL-RADIATION THERAPY ( FROM HEALTH TIP BY HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

NB:The scan image is that of a normal prostate. Treating prostate cancer with combined hormonal-radiation therapy Androgens, the family of male sex hormones that includes testosterone, function as a fuel for growth in normal development. However, in some men they can also drive the progression of prostate cancer. Hormonal therapy treats prostate cancer by dramatically […]

QUENCHING THE BURNING FLAME OF CANCERS

THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE DYING ANNUALLY FROM CANCER IS IN THOUSANDS. TO SEE FOR YOURSELF JUST TYPE “CANCER DEATHS ” IN YOUR GOOGLE SEARCH… ALARMING FIGURES! THE FOLLOWINGS ARE THE MEASURES TO SLOW DOWN THE RATE 1) TAKE RESPONSIBILITY AND MODIFY YOUR LIFE STYLE. STOP EXPOSING YOURSELF TO CARCINOGENIC SOURCES 2) SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION EARLY […]

4 THINGS A CLINICIAN CAN DO IN A SINGLE PATIENT VISIT TO APPROPRIATELY EVALUATE THE PROSTATE HEALTH

Your doctor can evaluate your prostate health in a single visit by carrying out the following: 1) HISTORY TAKING: YOU WILL BE ASKED CERTAIN QUESTIONS WHICH WILL EXPOSE POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS OF PROSTATE PROBLEMS 2) EXAMINATION: DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION IS KEY- THE DOCTOR WILL INTRODUCE A GLOVED FINGER, WELL LUBRICATED,INTO YOUR RECTUM THROUGH THE ANUS TO […]