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    Feeling Better Starts With a Single Message

    Use the Doctocare247 App now to speak with a Mental Health Expert today.

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    Why Health Screening is important

    Health screening is one of the best ways of discovering health problems at an early and more treatable stage. It gives you an objective assessment of your health status. Screening are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. This is important because not all diseases show symptoms, and conditions discovered with health screening may be treated earlier, leading to a higher chance of ...

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    How to perform a breast self-exam

    Breast Self-examination (BSE) is a technique which allows a woman to examine her breast by herself for any physical or visual changes.Breast self-exam A breast self-exam was once thought to be a good screening process for breast cancer. Now, a self-exam is considered to be less effective than other techniques, such as regular mammograms. This has led groups, such as the American Cancer Society ...

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Feeling Better Starts With a Single Message

By Doctorcare247 | 23 Oct 2020
Use the Doctocare247 App now to speak with a Mental Health Expert today.
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Why Health Screening is important

By Doctorcare247 | 02 Oct 2020
Health screening is one of the best ways of discovering health problems at an early and more treatable stage. It gives you an objective assessment of your health status. Screening are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. This is important because not all diseases show symptoms, and conditions discovered with health screening may be treated earlier, leading to a higher chance of ...
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How to perform a breast self-exam

By Doctorcare247 | 09 Sep 2020
Breast Self-examination (BSE) is a technique which allows a woman to examine her breast by herself for any physical or visual changes.Breast self-exam A breast self-exam was once thought to be a good screening process for breast cancer. Now, a self-exam is considered to be less effective than other techniques, such as regular mammograms. This has led groups, such as the American Cancer Society ...
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Instagram Live Session: Understanding Your Blood Group and Genotype

By Doctorcare247 | 28 Aug 2020
Everyone has a blood group and genotype, but not everyone understands all that should be understood about it -from the simple science to the implications in blood giving (donation) and receiving, incompatibility issues in marriage, childbirth, and everything else. Join us for the next Instagram session on Doctorcare247 @doctorcare247 as Dr. Ejike Okoro @jaykodicot and our guest Dr. K.T. Kolade @d....
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A guide to Contraceptive Methods

By Doctorcare247 | 21 Aug 2020
Contraception is the process of preventing pregnancies. It is a part of family planning. Contraceptive methods range from natural to pills to injections, implants, devices and finally surgery (male or female sterilization).Natural Contraceptive MethodsThese don’t involve use of pills. It involves tracking the fertile period (when you’re likely to get pregnant) of the menstrual cycle and abstaining...
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Cancer Facts- The Female Perspective

By Doctorcare247 | 24 Jul 2020
Cancers that are common among women include1. Breast cancerThis is the most common female cancer in Nigeria. There are several risk factors that put you at a high chance of getting the disease. Note that having these risk factors doesn’t necessarily mean you will have the disease, it just puts you at a risk.These risk factors include increasing age (usually from age 30 but can occur at any age), a...
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Public Health Advisory To Nigerians On Novel Coronavirus

By Doctorcare247 | 24 Jul 2020
What Can I Do To Protect Myself? To reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus, members of the public are advised to adhere to the following measures:Wash your hands regularly with soap under running water.Cover your mouth and nose properly with handkerchief or tissue paper when sneezing and/or coughing. You may also cough into your elbow if a handkerchief is not available.Avoid close contact with a...
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Healthcare in Your Hands

By Doctorcare247 | 10 Jul 2020
Paediatricians, gynaecologists, mental health experts, and other specialists available 24/7.It is health in your hands with Doctorcare247.
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Healthcare in Your Hands

By Doctorcare247 | 10 Jul 2020
Paediatricians, gynaecologists, mental health experts and other specialists available 24/7. It is health in your hands with Doctorcare247.
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How to boost your immune system – Learn ways to fuel the soldiers of your body

By Doctorcare247 | 02 Jun 2020
Immune system Our immune system is part of the blood and it is largely involved in fighting infections. The immune cells are usually referred to as the soldiers of the body. When levels in the blood are low, there is a risk of developing infections. It is important we keep our soldiers strong this period so they can fight infections.Here are some ways to boost our immunity:Take a lot of fruits and...
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How to maintain a good vaginal health

By Doctorcare247 | 02 Jun 2020
Vaginal HygieneThe vagina is the birth canal through which a baby is born. It is also involved in sexual pleasure. The vagina has some natural bacteria which help to nourish it and prevent growth of other bacteria that may be harmful.The normal bacteria also maintain its pH. Also, there is normal vaginal discharge which is colorless and odorless, however, it could become abnormal if there is an ov...
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COVID -19 Frequently Asked Questions with Answers

By Doctorcare247 | 14 May 2020
1 What is Coronavirus? Coronavirus is a group of viruses known primarily to cause respiratory diseases. COVID-19 is a new type of coronavirus discovered in Wuhan, China in 2019.2 How is COVID-19 transmitted? The virus is transmitted mainly through respiratory droplets from the mouth or nose when an infected person cough, sneezes or talks. It is also spread through direct contact with an infected...
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COVID-19: What is Social distancing

By Doctorcare247 | 14 May 2020
Social distancing is a preventive measure taken to curb the spread of an infectious organism by keeping space between you and the next person.Social distancing is not a new term. It has been practised in times past during other pandemics. Social distancing is imperative in managing the current pandemic, COVID-19.How do you practise social distancing in this pandemic?Avoid going out except it is ex...
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Signs of Poor Mental Health

By Doctorcare247 | 14 May 2020
What is Mental healthNot everybody is mentally ill but poor mental health is common. Mental health is the state of a human being with regards to emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. It is crucial in our everyday life from childhood to adulthood.What are some common signs of poor mental healthExcessive eatingPoor appetiteSleeping longer than usual or less than usualWithdrawal from friends...
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Self Isolation: 7 Tips to Stay Sane

By Doctorcare247 | 14 May 2020
With the mandatory self-isolation going on in some parts of Nigeria as a result of the Covid-19. This has led to people staying indoors compulsorily. It is inconvenient for many and a normal routine for some. We can make the best moments of this self-isolation.Here are some suggestions on how to keep sane in this period:Read books: knowledge is not wasted. Read books viz academic books, novels, hi...
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Ten Ways to Maintain Good Mental Health

By Doctorcare247 | 14 May 2020
Maintaining good mental health is also one of the best ways to prepare for life’s difficult moments both at a personal and professional level.Here are ten ways to maintain good mental healthMaintain a positive thinkingValue yourself more.Express yourself. Talk about your feelings, it helps to unburden your mind.Eat healthily, eat nutritious meals and plenty of vegetables.Quit smoking and reduce yo...
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Public Health Advisory To Nigerians On Novel Coronavirus

By Doctorcare247 | 17 Feb 2020
What Can I Do To Protect Myself?To reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus, members of the public are advised to adhere to the following measures: Wash your hands regularly with soap under running water. Cover your mouth and nose properly with handkerchief or tissue paper when sneezing and/or coughing. You may also cough into your elbow if a handkerchief is not available. Avoid close contact with...
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Do you have questions about hepatitis or your Liver? Join the Conversation with

By Doctorcare247 | 11 Sep 2019
Join us Live on Facebook and Instagram on Doctorcare247 Date; Thursday 12th September 2019 Time: 11:00 am Have any questions for us? Post on our social media comment space or send to info@doctorcare247.com .
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Raising healthy children starts now

By Doctorcare247 | 10 Sep 2019
Worried about flu? Stress? Colds? Our paediatrician answers your questions about keeping your children healthy. Use the DOCTORCARE247 App or go to doctorcare247.com to talk to a doctor now.

​5 Motivational Tips to Keep You Healthy

By Doctorcare247 | 30 Aug 2019
5 Motivational Tips to Keep You HealthyThe key to healthy living is to take small, positive steps and move ahead consistently. "People need to be realistic about the changes they can achieve."Consider the following five motivational tips to help you make small, positive steps each day.1. Feel Good About Yourself TodayBe sure the people around you make you feel good about you -- no matter what your...
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Answers to Your Top Period Questions

By Doctorcare247 | 30 Aug 2019
Answers to Your Top Period QuestionsWhat If I Skip a Period?Relax. It's normal for your period not to be normal -- especially in the first few years after starting your period. Stress, exercise, and sickness can all cause you to miss one. It can happen if you gain or lose a lot of weight. Of course, it can also happen if you're pregnant. If you skip more than two in a row, talk to a doctor.Is My P...
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Are you telehealth aware? Learn how to access healthcare delivery from anywhere

By Doctorcare247 | 12 Mar 2019
My son recently was complaining about pain in his throat. So, we went online and arranged a call with a doctor, he reviewed my son’s symptoms and called in a basic antibiotic to the local pharmacy. Quick, safe, efficient…. And most importantly within 24 hours my son was doing much better.” - Andy Once upon a time, the act of seeing a doctor to seek professional help was cumbersome. In the early ...
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