PROSTATITIS

PROSTATITIS Prostatitis is a frequently painful condition that involves infection of the prostate or inflammation of the prostate and sometimes the areas around the prostate. Prostatitis can be an acute illness or a chronic condition, The NIH consensus definition and classification of prostatitis is: Acute bacterial prostatitis: Caused by a bacterial infection and it typically…

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DIABETES

DIABETES Overview Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood.  The two types of diabetes are referred to as type 1 (insulin dependent) and type 2 (non-insulin dependent).  Symptoms of diabetes include increased urine output, thirst and hunger as well as fatigue. Diabetes is diagnosed by blood…

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PAWPAW- CARICA PAPAYA- BROFRE

Pawpaw is botanically known as Carica papaya L. of the family Caricaceae. It has synonyms such as Carica hermaphrodita Blanco and Carica mamaya Vellon.  Common names include Pawpaw; melon tree, mummy apple, Papaya (English),Papayer (French). In Ghana it is known in Akan as Brofre, borofere, boroferedua, buruku-mani, Ga-Dangbe as Akpakpa,  and Ewe as adiba. PLANT…

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LIPPIA MULTIFLORA – Sareso nunum

LIPPIA MULTIFLORA – Sareso nunum The botanical name is Lippia multiflora Mold of the family Verbenaceae. Synonyms includes Lippia adoensis Hochst.; Lippia grandifolia Hochst. ex Walp. Common names of lippia are Bush tea; Gambian tea bush, Healer herb and etc. The twi vernacular name in Ghana is Sareso nunum . Lippia stout woody, aromatic perennial shrub;…

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