Cancer is a dreadful but preventable disease
Posted on : 02-07-2019 By : martdetoxclinic
Cancer is a dreadful but preventable disease by Prof. Oladapo Ashiru   February 4th, 2019 was World Cancer Day. I have, therefore, chosen to write a feature on cancer. The readers of this article should henceforth know the factors that trigger cancer and the ways and means to prevent its development. The truth is that while you cannot prevent deaths, which occur through automobile accidents and plane crash, cancer is preventable. Cancer is by no means a disease of civilisation or a mere consequence of modern life. Indeed, it is…
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Lyme: Managing problems caused by Lyme disease
Posted on : 01-20-2019 By : martdetoxclinic
Managing problems caused by Lyme disease by Prof Oladapo Ashiru   A good number of people are constantly disturbed by severe back pain. In many cases, patients are given high doses of analgesics with no major relief. Some will proceed to spinal surgery to alleviate pain from the inter-vertebral disc. Unknown to them, the real cause of the pain is a Lyme infection attacking the joints or the spinal vertebral disc. The same is true of infertility due to Lyme infection that affects both male and female infertility. In most…
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The holiday season and your health
Posted on : 01-08-2019 By : martdetoxclinic
The holiday season and your health by Prof Oladapo Ashiru As we celebrate Christmas and await the New Year, I take this unique opportunity to wish many readers who have sent regular compliments to me for the highly informative and helpful hints they have obtained from reading the column.  In the same way, I want to sensitise us to the events of this period. It is on record that this period will witness several outings such as weddings, engagements, birthdays, funerals, memorials and more. A significant number of people will…
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ICYMI: Hazards of aloe vera consumption
Posted on : 12-06-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
Aloe vera is a succulent cactus plant species of the genus aloe, belonging to the family Liliaceae. It is widely known as “the Miracle plant” for its various medical, cosmetic and nutraceutical purposes. Aloe vera gel is a slick substance that is extracted from the interior of the aloe vera leaf, while latex refers to the yellow part which lies beneath the leaf skin. It grows in wild tropical climates around the world and it is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal use. Aloe vera is a thick, short-stemmed plant that…
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Prostate cancer and its management
Posted on : 12-06-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
A recent survey has shown that there are far more cases of prostatic enlargement and Prostate cancer in Nigeria than imagined. This should be of serious concern to every Nigerian. Earlier, we reported that in 1999 approximately 334,888 new cases of prostate cancer in the United States of America had caused the death of 41,000 people. According WHO statistics, more than 100,000 Nigerians are diagnosed with cancer annually and about 80,000 people lose their lives to the disease. Thus, an average of 240 Nigerians (or 10 Nigerians every hour} die…
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What you need to know about fructose intolerance
Posted on : 11-08-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
  What you need to know about fructose intolerance by Prof. Oladapo Ashiru   Fructose is pure sugar (monosaccharide) found in most fruits, such as watermelons, mangoes, oranges, pineapples. Nowadays, fructose is present in large quantities in artificial sweeteners, such as high fructose corn syrup, which is a significant constituent in soda, fruit drinks, cookies, and cereals. It also constitutes 50 per cent of sucrose, which is the regular table sugar. Honey also comprises approximately 40 per cent of fructose. Also those who take it a habit to mix smoothies…
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Protecting your liver
Posted on : 11-05-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
  Protecting your liver   The month of October is dedicated to discussions on liver diseases. For this reason, I want us to revisit the subject, with emphasis on how to ensure that your liver is in a healthy condition. One cannot live without a properly functioning liver, which is one of the largest organs in the human body. It is also the most exposed to toxins as it works to keep us healthy. The liver converts food into substances needed for life and growth. It stores glycogen and amino…
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Watch what you eat, drink, Ashiru warns Nigerians
Posted on : 11-05-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
Watch what you eat, drink, Ashiru warns Nigerians   The President of the African Fertility Society, Prof Oladapo Ashiru, has warned Nigerians to avoid diabetes disease by being mindful of what they eat and drink. Speaking during a public lecture organised by the City Club in Lagos, on Thursday, Ashiru said that although most diseases were preventable, many Nigerians did not know how to prevent them. He cautioned against eating too much fruits, which could affect the pancreas.He said, “People who say they are taking smoothie and mix a lot…
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GLUTEN INTOLERANCE
Posted on : 10-25-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
GLUTEN INTOLERANCE by Prof. Oladapo Ashiru   Gluten is a protein present in many processed foods. It is found in wheat, barley, and rye. Gluten is present in pasta – spaghetti, noodles, bread – both wheat and white flour cakes, pastries such as meat pies, sausages, doughnuts, pizza, puff-puff, buns, among others, biscuits, cereals and granola, semolina swallow, beer, whiskey, malt drinks and many flavours. In Nigeria, more than 100 thousand cases of gluten intolerance are seen every year. It is fast becoming a common condition in a lot of…
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Preventing and managing ovarian cancer the Mayr way
Posted on : 10-19-2018 By : martdetoxclinic
Preventing and managing ovarian cancer the Mayr way by Prof. Oladapo Ashiru   There is no such thing as a single cause of any health problem. We can only talk about cofactors, causative agents and life situations that, like pieces of a jig-saw puzzle, interact with each other, and together promote a chain of events ending with a named set of symptoms and health problems. Genes are always a factor of our health, which we cannot do anything about. They only represent our predisposition and potential to encounter certain problems…
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