Physical Activity

What is Physical Activity Physical activity is what we commonly know as Exercise.WHO defines physical activity as any bodily movement that is produced by skeletal muscles that require the expenditure of energy. For any form of exercise to be deemed effective and beneficial, it has to Increase in ones heart Read more…

Healthy Diet

Overview A healthy diet can be described as a diet that helps to maintain or improve overall health. A healthy diet gives the body the necessary nutrition that is, macronutrients, micronutrients, fluids, and sufficient calories. For healthy individuals, a healthy diet comprises majorly of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and Read more…

Depression

Depression is a mood disorder in which a person experiences a persistent feeling of sadness and loses interest in activities they used to engage in. It is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, think, and act. It can lead to a variety of emotional Read more…

What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings including emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression). An individual with bipolar disorder will experience changes in energy, moods, and levels of activity that make day-to-day living difficult. This means that it affects how a person feels Read more…

Cardiovascular Diseases

Key facts about cardiovascular Diseases. According to the World Health Organization, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally. Approximately 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019. This number represented 32% of all global deaths in 2019. Out of these deaths, approximately 85% were caused by heart Read more…

Stroke

What is stroke? Stroke is also known as cerebrovascular accident. It occurs when part of the brain loses its blood supply and the part of the body controlled by the blood deprived brain cells stops working. This loss of blood supply can be as a result of lack of blood Read more…