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Nigerian Diseases & Symptoms | Top List of Common Diseases In Nigeria & Their Symptoms

MEDICAL DICTIONARY: NIGERIAN DISEASE SYMPTOMS


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ABSCESS

Abscess is an infection with collection of pus that develop in any part f the body.

Symptoms: Tenderness and swelling in the affected area.
Supplement: Antibiotics, Neem, Onion, Garlic, Baking soda, Coconut oil

ACNE

Also known as acne vulgaris, it is an oil gland disorder on the skin that usually affects the face, back, chest, shoulder or arms.

Symptoms: Blackheads, Whiteheads, Pimples & Oily skin
Supplement: Coconut oil, Aloe vera gel, Apple cider vinegar, Shea butter, Zinc

AIDS (ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME)

It is a disease that directly attacks the immune system thus exposing the body to infections like tuberculosis and other opportunist infections.

Symptoms: Flu like infection, Presence of large lymph nodes, Fever & Weight loss.
Supplement: Antiretroviral drug, Vitamins & Minerals, Spices

ALLERGY

A condition caused by the immune system being sensitive or reactive to certain substance, food or environment; that may not be present in other people.

Symptoms: Red eye, Itchy rash, Runny nose, Swelling, Sneezing or Shortness of breath.
Supplement: Apple cider vinegar, Lemon, Olive oil, Aloe vera supplement

ALZHEMER

A disease common among the elderly from age 60 upward; characterized with loss of memory and degradation of mental functions.

Symptoms: Short-term memory loss, Mood changes, Lack of motivation & Behavioral changes.
Supplement: Cat’s claw, Lemon balm, Lemon balm, Omega 3, Ginkgo

AMNESIA

It is a temporal or permanent memory loss caused by brain damage or use of various sedative and hypnotic drugs.

Symptoms: Inability to remember for long period
Supplement: Spices, Sage, Aloe vera supplement, Magnesium, Lemon balm

ANAEMIA

A condition where there is no proper number of red blood cell or hemoglobin in the blood.

Symptoms: Tiredness, Shortness of breath, Unconsciousness & Increased thirst

Supplement: Stinging nettle, Iron, Vitamin C & B complex, Apple cider vinegar

ANGINA

A chest pain or pressure usually cause by inadequate blood supply to the heart muscle. It is characterized by extreme high blood pressure or heart failure.

Symptoms: Chest discomfort, General body pain, HBP
Supplement: Omega -3, Spices, Vitamin C & E

ANOREXIA

Also know as loss of appetite; a decrease in the sensation of appetite. It may be as a result of series of factors including infection.

Symptoms: Inability to eat due to tastelessness
Supplement: Dandelion, Chamomile, Vitamin B complex

APPENDICITIS

It is also known as inflammation of the appendix characterized by pain and may require remover of the appendix in some cases.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting & Low appetite
Supplement: Spices, Dandelion, Zinc, Omega-3, Carotenoid, Fenugreek seed

ARTHRITIS

This is an inflammation of the joint; it is a painful disorder that affects the joints.

Symptoms: Pain, Stiffness, Swelling & Redness of the joints.
Supplement: Apitherapy, Spices, Cat’s claw, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B&C

ASTHMA

An inflammatory disease that affects the airways of the lungs that may have a long term effect especially breathing difficulty.

Symptoms: Frequent coughing, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Feeling of suffocation

Supplement: Omega-3, Spices, Minerals, Honey, Mustard oil, Caffeinated tea/coffee, Vitamin E

ATHLETES FOOT

A fungal skin infection that affects the feet between the toes; it can be transferred easily to others.

Symptoms: Itching, Scaling & Redness of the foot
Supplement: Aloe vera gel, Garlic, Essential oil, Baking soda, Apple cider vinegar

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BAD BREATH

Also known as ‘halitosis’. It is an infection that affects the tongue thus causing unpleasant odor in the mouth.

Symptoms: mouth odor
Supplement: Hydrogen peroxide, ACV, Essential oil, Zinc, Salt water, Lemon juice, Vitamin C

BACKACHE

A severe pain that affects the neck, middle back or lower back based on the area affected.

Symptoms: Inability to sit or stand comfortably
Supplement: Omega-3, Turmeric, Massage

BERIBERI

A disease primarily cause by thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency.

Symptoms: Difficulty with breathing, Swelling of legs, Numbness of hands & feet, Constipation & Loss of appetite.
Supplement: Vitamin B complex, Zinc, Magnesium, Aloe vera gel, Black pepper, Sunflower seed, Pineapple pulp

BLINDNESS

Also known as visual / vision Impairment or vision loss. A condition characterized by inability to see naturally.

Symptoms: Misty eye, Itching Eyelids, Water running from the eye
Supplement: Gingko biloba, Omega-3, Carotenoid, Vitamin A&D

BLOOD CLOT

A condition where the blood becomes solidified in the blood stream thus blocking circulation.

Symptoms: Numbness, Pain, Swelling, Breathing problem
Supplement: Essential oil, Garlic, Zinc, Vitamin A, B&D, Cayenne, Turmeric, Epsom salt, Green tea

BODY ODOR

An unpleasant smell or odor that may be caused by bacteria on the skin.

Supplement: Garlic, Zinc, Protein, Essential oil, Apple cider vinegar, Neem extract, Lemon juice

BOILS

A hard and painful growth on the body caused by accumulation of pus and dead tissue.

Supplement: Antibiotics, Zinc, Garlic, Essential oil, Shea butter, Egg white, Vitamin A, C&D

BRONCHITIS

This is an inflammation of the tissue lining the air passage leading to the lungs.

Symptoms: Difficulty with breathing, chest discomfort, wheezing, coughing up mucus.
Supplement: Carotenoid, Ginger, Spices, Salt water, Ginseng, Echinacea

BRUCELLOSIS

Also known as Undulant fever, Malta fever & Mediterranean fever; a disease caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or poorly cooked infected meat or exposure to infected animal’s secretion.

Symptoms: Fever, Sweating, Pain
Supplement: Antibiotics, Garlic, Carotenoid

BRUISES

An injury that involves the damage of the capillaries and venules as a result of trauma causing a skin discoloration beneath the skin.

Symptoms: Redness of area affected, Pain
Supplement: Omega-3, Vitamin C&K, Aloe vera gel, Lemon juice, ACV, Honey

BURNS

An injury done to the skin or tissue as a result of exposure to heat, electricity, radiation or fire.

Symptoms: Blisters, Pain, Redness
Supplement: Vitamin C&E, Shea butter, Antibiotics, Essential oil

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CALCIFICATION

This is abnormal accumulation of calcium salt in the body tissue, veins or spinal cord. It is normal for formation of bones but may be harmful when deposited is soft tissues. Veins or spinal cord becomes hardened.

Symptoms: Kidney stone, Gall stone, Heterotrophic bone, Tartar on teeth, Arthritis bone spurs
Supplement: Omega-3, Magnesium, Vitamin D &K

CANCER

This is a group of life threatening diseases characterized by abnormal growth of cells that may spread to other parts of the body.

Symptoms: Pain, Weight loss, Tiredness, Presence of lump, Skin changes, Unexplained night sweat
Supplement: Carotenoid, Flavonoid, Garlic, ACV, Aloe vera supplement, Vitamin C & E, Zinc

CANDIDIASIS

A fungal infection characterized by yeast growing uncontrollably on the mouth, throat, vaginal, nail or skin.

Symptoms: White patches on the tongue, vaginal discharge or itching on the affected part.
Supplement: Antibiotics, Essential oil, ACV, Garlic, Vitamin C

CATARACT

An eye disease associated with clouding of the eyes to become opaque and causing partial or total blindness.

Symptoms: Blurred vision, Faded colours, Problem seeing bright light or night vision
Supplement: Carotenoid, Flavonoid, Vitamin A&D, Green tea

CEREBRAL PALSY

This is an abnormal involuntary muscular contraction; relating to the cerebrum. It is a neurological condition that affects movement.

Symptoms: Seizure, Stiff muscle, Poor coordination, Difficulty with eating, talking, hearing, vision or movement.
Supplement: Omega-3, Echinacea, Calcium, Magnesium, ACV, Physical & Speech therapy

CHICKEN POX

This is an highly contagious disease associated with small, itchy blisters on the skin.

Symptoms: Skin eruption, low appetite, fatigue, headache, fever
Supplement: Aloe vera gel, Omega-3, Neem, Honey, ACV, Baking soda

CHRONIC COUGH

Frequent irritation of the lungs and inflammation of the bronchi due to bacteria infection.

Symptoms: Pain in the chest, Frequent coughing
Supplement: Vitamin A& D, Honey, Garlic, Ginger

CONSTIPATION

A condition in which the emptying of water matter from the bowels is infrequent and difficult.

Symptoms: Headache, Feverish condition
Supplement: Dietary fiber, Water

CONVULSION

Unconscious muscular contraction and foaming in the mouth

Supplement: Mistletoe, Turmeric, Vitamins and Minerals

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DANDRUFF

A common disease in which bits of dead skin form on the head and can be seen in the hair with white scales shedding from the scalp.

Supplement: Essential oil, ACV, Baking soda, Vitamin B complex, Zinc

DEPRESSION

A mental health condition associated with low mood, excessive thinking and feeling of sadness. It is an emotional problem that can lead cause other health concerns like high blood pressure.

Symptoms: Low appetite, Tiredness, Fatigue, Weight loss, Loss of interest
Supplement: Vitamin B complex, Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, Aloe vera supplement

DEWORMING

The presence of worms in one’s body, which feeds on one’s body fluid.

Symptoms: Excessive eating, Lean growth, Pot belly, Tiredness, Frequent spitting of saliva
Supplement: Garlic, Lemon

DIABETES

This is a metabolic disorder where there is excess blood glucose in the body as a result of problem with the hormone insulin.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Increase thirst & hunger, Frequent urination, Restlessness
Supplement: Aloe vera supplement, Spices, Dietary fiber, Coconut oil, Herbs

DIARRHOEA

A bowel infection (gastroenteritis) caused by a virus characterized by excessive frequent liquid bowel movement or running stomach.

Symptoms: Thin & pale look, Frequent loose & watery stools
Supplement: Ginger, Essential oil Aloe vera supplement, Garlic

DIGESTION PROBLEM

A condition that affects the digestive tract; the enzymes are unable to break down food in the mouth, stomach & intestine for the body to absorb.

Symptoms: Gas, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Heartburn, Dehydration, Bloating, Stomach discomfort
Supplement: Dietary fiber, Aloe vera supplement, ACV, Vitamin B complex, Ginger, Milk

DIZZINESS

Often used to describe certain sensations like being weak, unsteady or a whirling dazed sensation.

Symptoms: Lightheadedness, False sense of spinning
Supplement: Vitamin B, C & E, Omega-3, Ginger, Water

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ECZEMA

Also known as dermatitis, a disease caused by inflammation of the skin

Symptoms: Itching, Rash, Red skin, Blisters on the skin
Supplement: Coconut oil, ACV, Baking soda, Vitamin A, B, C & D

ENLARGED UTERUS

This is a condition where the uterus is abnormally bigger than the normal size; one of the causes of miscarriage or premature birth.

Symptoms: Constipation, Backache, Pain during sex, Unusual Discharge, Bleeding after menopause, Frequent urination
Supplement: Castor oil, Dandelion, Milk thistle, Aloe vera, Garlic, Iron, Vitamin B complex & E

EMPHYSEMA

This is a long term disease that affects the lungs as a result of enlargement of air sacs of the lungs leading to shortness of breath.

Symptoms: Chronic cough, Breathlessness, Fatigue, Headache, Inability to sleep, Weight loss, Low appetite
Supplement: Curcumin, Essential oil, Protein, Carotenoid, Vitamin C & E

EPILEPSY

This is a neurological disorder or a disease of the nervous system that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures.

Symptoms: Dizziness, Body stiffness, Unconsciousness, Tongue biting, Loss of bladder control, Irregular shaking
Supplement: Vitamin & Minerals, Calcium, Magnesium

EYE INFECTION

These are infections caused by bacteria, fungi or viruses that can cause damage and blindness if not treated.

Symptoms: Itchy eyes, Bumps, Red or Swollen eye, Blurred vision
Supplement: Vitamin A,C & D, Carotenoid, Magnesium, Calcium

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FATIGUE

This is a term used to describe a condition associated with tiredness or exhaustion due to lack of strength or energy.

Symptoms: Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Tiredness, Unusual weight loss, Sleeplessness
Supplement: Rest, Protein, Essential Vitamins & Minerals

FEVER BLISTERS

These are cold sores or swelling filled with watery matter found around the mouth, nostrils or lips.

Symptoms: Blisters around the mouth, dehydration, nausea, lip swelling, Pain in the mouth, Fever
Supplement: Essential oil, Zinc, Aloe vera gel, Vitamin A, C & D

FIBROID

This is a non cancerous growth from the muscle tissue of the uterine wall. A tumor of the female reproductive system.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Pelvic pressure, Frequent urination, Constipation, Pain during sexual intercourse, Increased menstrual cramping
Supplement: Dandelion root, Vitex, Carotenoid, Zinc, Garlic

FLATULENCE

A condition characterized by increased production of gas in the stomach or intestine.

Symptoms: Increased passage of gas through the anus
Supplement: ACV, Water, Aloe vera supplement, Garlic, Dietary fiber

FRACTURE

A medical condition where there is a break in the bone or tear in a cartilage.

Symptoms: Pain, Bleeding, Swelling, Bruising, Deformity
Supplement: Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin C

FRAGIDITY

Related to the female, a female sexual disorder where a female is not aroused or not responsive to sexual stimulus or inability to attain orgasm during sexual intercourse.

Symptoms: Low sexual desire, Sexual disorder
Supplement: Wild yam root, aloe vera supplement, Vitamin B complex

FUNGUS

A spongy disease growth on the body caused by microorganisms like yeasts and molds.

Symptoms: Itching, Blisters, Cracking, Burning sensation while urinating or sexual intercourse
Supplement: Cloves, Goldenseal, Turmeric, Garlic

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GALLBLADDER DISEASE

A condition that affects the gallbladder (an organ positioned under the liver where bile is stored; helps digestion) e.g. gallstones, gallbladder cancer, cholecystitis, cholestasis etc.

Symptoms: Nausea, Acid flux, Fever, Swelling
Supplement: Dandelion, Apple cider vinegar, Turmeric, Magnesium

GANGRENE

A condition caused by bacterial infection, injury, inadequate or no blood supply to the affected body part especially tissue thus becoming dead, deform or rot.

Symptoms: Pain, Pus, Fever, Change in skin color, Numbness
Supplement: Echinacea, Cayenne, Protein, Olive leaf extracts

GLAUCOMA

It refers to group of eye conditions characterized by an increased pressure of the fluid within the eyeball and hardening the surface of the eyeball, thus causing damage to the optic nerve and vision loss.

Symptoms: Eye pain, Nausea, Redness of the eye, Vision loss
Supplement: Vitamin A, C & D, Flavonoids, Carotenoids

GOITER

Swelling of the neck as a result of enlargement of the thyroid gland mostly caused by iodine deficiency.

Symptoms: Swelling of the neck, Cough, Shortness of breath, Weight gain, Throat tightness.
Supplement: Essential minerals, omega-3, Vitamin C

GOUT

A form of arthritis characterized by an excess of urea acid salts in the blood or joint region.

Symptoms: Pain, Swelling of the joint, Lumps and stiffness of the joints, Physical deformity.
Supplement: Omega-3, Essential minerals, Vitamin B complex


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HERNIA

A condition in which the stomach pushes or herniates upwards through an opening in the diaphragm into the thorax.

Symptoms: Pain in the abdomen, pelvis or testicle
Supplement: Castor oil, Ginger, Black pepper, Zinc, Vitamin A, C, D & B complex

HEAMOPHILIA

A condition where the blood is unable to clot quickly enough thus leading to uncontrollable bleeding when there is a cut.

Symptoms: Pain, Blood in urine / stool, Bleeding
Supplement: St. John’s wort, Garlic, Ginger, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin C & B complex

HAY FEVER

An inflammation of the eye and the upper respiratory tract. It is an allergic reaction by the immune system to allergens in the air.

Symptoms:Runny nose, Sneezing, Itching and watery eye
Supplement: Stinging nettle, garlic, onion, Carotenoid

HEADACHE

It is a continuous pain around the head and the neck region of the body.

Symptoms: Blurred vision, Moderate or severe pain on the head (whole head or one side), Sensitivity to light or noise
Supplement: Omega-3, Aloe vera supplement, Vitamin B complex

HEARTBURN

A condition where a patient feels a burning sensation in the chest caused by acid refluxing back into the esophagus.

Symptoms: Cough, Chest or upper abdominal Pain, Difficulty swallowing, Sore throat, Regurgitation of food
Supplement: Milk thistle, Lemon balm, dietary fiber, Aloe vera supplement

HEART PALPITATION

A condition where the heart beats in a fast way making you feel as if your heart is racing or pounding in an unusual way.

Symptoms: Chest pain, Fainting, Dizziness, Shortness of breath
Supplement: Multivitamins, Vitamin B complex, Calcium , Magnesium

HEMORRHOID

An uncomfortable medical condition associated with bleeding as a result of swollen or inflamed veins in the rectum and anus.

Symptoms: Pain, Itching & Swelling in the anus, Presence of blood in stool
Supplement: Essential oil, Garlic, Dietary fiber, Aloe vera gel, Vitamin C

HEPATITIS

An inflammatory condition usually caused by a virus that usually affects the liver.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Loss of appetite, Weight loss, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Jaundice
Supplement: Spices, Milk thistle, Mistle toe, Ziinc, Vitamin C & B complex

HERPES

A viral infection associated with presence of sores on the skin, mouth or genitals.

Symptoms: Painful blisters, Itching, Fever, Headache, Nausea
Supplement: Zinc, Vitamin C & B complex

HIGH CHOLESTEROL

The crystalline fatty alcohol found especially in fat, blood and bile especially the person look very fat and lazy

Supplement: Onion, Garlic, Green tea, Vitamin C, Carotenoid , Flavonoid, Dietary fiber

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

A medical condition where there is tension in the arteries that carries blood the heart to other parts of the body.

Symptoms: Headache, Chest pain, Blurred vision, Fatigue
Supplement: Spices, Hibiscus, Celery seed, Cat’s claw

HORMONE IMBALANCE

Inappropriate production and distribution of certain chemical substance or hormones in the endocrine system; it is called hormonal imbalance.

Symptoms: Breast tenderness, Low libido, Painful periods, Fibroid, Weight gain
Supplement: Milk thistle, Maca root, Vitex, Vitamin E & B complex

HOT FLUSH

It is also known as hot flashes; a common symptom during menopause characterized by sudden feeling of heat in the body caused by change in hormone levels.

Symptoms: Excessive sweating, Warm feeling and redness of the skin, Itchy fingers
Supplement: Chaste tree, Wild yam root, Vitamin C & E, Calcium, Magnesium

HYPER-ACTIVITY

A disorder of certain mechanisms in the central nervous system, thus making the person having more energy than normal making them overly active.

Symptoms: Aggression, Difficulty focusing, Anxiety, Depression
Supplement: Rest, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium

HYPOGLY-CEMIA

This is a condition where the blood sugar or glucose level falls too low.

Symptoms: Tiredness, Dizziness, Unconsciousness, Seizure
Supplement: Omega-3, Protein, Essential minerals, Vitamin C & B complex

HYPERTHYROIDISM

This occur when the thyroid gland produce too much of the hormone thyroxine which also influences the pituitary parathyroid and sex glands.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Restlessness, Fast heart rate, Insomnia, Puffy eyes, Weight loss
Supplement: Essential minerals, Vitamin E & B complex

HYPOTHYROIDISM

This happens when the body is not producing enough thyroid hormone resulting in lowered cellular metabolism.

Symptoms: Tiredness, Constipation, Weight gain, Feeling cold, Depression
Supplement: Zinc, Iron

HYSTERECTOMY

This is a surgical procedure where parts or whole of the uterus is being removed.

Causes: Infections like uterine fibroid
Supplement: Zinc, Essential minerals, Vitamin C

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ICHTHYOSIS

A disease that affects the skin thus making it looks dry, scaly or thickened.

Symptoms: Pain, Dryness & Peeling of the skin
Supplement: Essential oil, Honey, Lemon Juice, Baking soda, Carotenoid

IMMUNE SYSTEM

This is the body self defense system (thymus, bone marrow & lymph nodes) against infections that comprises many biological structures and processes.

Supplement: Cat’s claw, Echinacea, Garlic, Ginger, Vitamin C

IMPOTENCE

This is a condition with inability to engage in sexual intercourse as a result of lack of strength with the sexual organ.

Symptoms: Erectile dysfunction
Supplement: Gingko biloba, Vitamin E & C, Zinc

INDIGESTION

A condition that causes pain in the upper abdomen due to the body’s inability to convert food into the stage ready for absorption into the body.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Bloating, Nausea, Diarrhea
Supplement: Lemon balm, Spices, Dietary fiber, Water

INFECTION

An attack on the body caused by microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses and parasites.

Symptoms: Sore throat, Fever, Fatigue
Supplement: Vitamin C, Zinc, Garlic, Ginger

INFERTILITY

This is a condition characterized by inability to conceive or make a woman get pregnant after a long period of time after having unprotected sex.

Supplement: Milk thistle, Vitex, Ginger, Omega 3, Vitamin E supplement

INFLAMMATION

A condition that shows the body is trying to heal itself or use the white blood cells to protect against harmful stimuli.

Symptoms: Headache, Low appetite, Fatigue, Flu, Chills
Supplement: Cayenne pepper, Cinnamon, Cloves, Vitamins, Spices

INSOMNIA

A condition characterized by inability to sleep.

Symptoms: Depression, Headache, Tiredness
Supplement: Water, Milk, Aloe vera supplement

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JAUNDICE

This is a condition characterized by yellowish or greenish pigmentation of the skin and whites of the eye as a result of high bilirubin levels.

Symptoms: Itching, Pale feces, Dark urine, Discoloration of the skin
Supplement: Carotenoid, Vitamin B & C

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KIDNEY PROBLEMS

Any infection or disease that affects the kidney that may hinder the organs inability to separate water and waste from the body.

Symptoms: Weakness, Short of breath, Weight loss
Supplement: Detoxification, Spices, Vitamins & Minerals

KWASHIORKOR

A form of malnutrition caused by lack of essential nutrients especially protein.

Symptoms: Severe weight loss, Inability to grow, Fatigue, Distended abdomen, Skin pigmentation
Supplement: Protein, Vitamins, Minerals

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LEUKEMIA

This is a type of cancer that usually starts from the bone marrow leading to high numbers of abnormal white blood cells.

Symptoms: Weight loss, Dizziness, Fever, Fatigue, Low appetite, Shortness of breath, Swollen nymph nodes

LEARNING DISABILITY

A situation where a person has learning difficulties or being slow to grasp due to having poor memory to process information.

Symptoms: Difficulty remembering, Poor coordination, Problem writing or reading
Supplement: Calcium, Zinc, Magnesium, Omega 3, Protein

LIVER DISORDER

Any disease that affects the proper functioning of the liver.

Symptoms: Jaundice, Fatigue, Abdominal pain, Pale stool, Nausea
Supplement: Detoxification, Spices, Fruits

LOW BLOOD PRESSURE

Also known as hypotension; when the blood pressure falls below 90/60. It is not considered a medical concern until it starts showing symptoms or signs.

Symptoms: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Shock
Supplement: Spices, Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs


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MALARIA

A life threatening mosquito borne infectious disease caused by parasitic protozoan (Plasmodium parasite)

Symptoms: Fever, Chills, Nausea, Fatigue, Headache, Sweats
Supplement: Herbs

MALNUTRITION

Inability to get the right amount of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients in your diet or inability to absorb nutrients in the body.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Dizziness, Low energy, Poor immune system, Weight loss
Supplement: Protein, Vitamins, Minerals

MEASLES

This is a highly contagious virus infection that mostly affects children.

Symptoms: Fever, Nasal problem, Skin eruption
Supplement: Neem, Bitter gourd, Turmeric

MENIERE’S DISEASE

A disease that affects the inner ear associated with increased fluids and ringing sensation in the ear that may lead to deafness.

Symptoms: Dizziness, Hearing loss, Nausea, Headache, Ringing sound in the ear
Supplement: Vitamin B & E, Dietary fiber, Essential oil

MENINGITIS

This is an acute inflammation affecting the meninges; the membrane protecting the brain and the spinal cord.

Symptoms: Nausea / Vomiting, Rashes, Fever, Loss of appetite, Shivering, Stiff neck, Mental confusion
Supplement: Garlic, Cat’s claw, Olive leaf extract, Vitamin C

MENOPAUSE

This is a period when the menstrual periods stop permanently and the ovaries cease functioning.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Anxiety, Low sex drive, Vaginal dryness, Absence of menstruation
Supplement: Dong quai, Soy products, Vitamin B & C, Minerals

MIGRAINE

A painful recurrent headache that affects one side of the head.

Symptoms: Pain in the face or neck, Nausea, Dizziness, Distorted vision, Nasal congestion, Sensitivity to sound or light

Supplement: Omega 3, Aloe vera supplement, Vitamin & Minerals

MISCARRIAGE

Also known as spontaneous abortion; the natural loss of pregnancy usually in the first 20 weeks.

Symptoms: Nausea, Stomach & Lower back pain, Cramping, Irregular bleeding, Vaginal discharge
Supplement: Multivitamins, Omega 3, Vitex, Maca

MUCUS

Airway surface liquid that aids the protection of the lungs by trapping foreign particles that enters them, through the nose while breathing.

Symptoms: Runny nose, Sore throat, Cough, Nasal congestion
Supplement: Ginger, Vitamin C, Spices

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A disease characterized by hardening of the tissue in the nervous system.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Cramping, Stiff muscle, Difficulty walking, Pain in the eyes or back
Supplement: Vitamin B&E, Carotenoid, Calcium, Magnesium

MUMPS

A communicable viral infection that affects the salivary glands that can easily be passed to other persons through saliva, nasal secretion and close personal contact.

Symptoms: Fever, Muscle pain, Headache, Tiredness, Loss of appetite, Swollen cheek
Supplement: Ginger, Fenugreek seed, Black pepper

MUSCLE CRAMP

A sudden, painful and involuntary contraction of the muscle.

Symptoms: Tenderness, Pain, Firmness of the affected muscle
Supplement: Chamomile, Essential minerals, Calcium, Magnesium

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS

A neurological disorder that affects muscles of the eye, face and neck.

Symptoms: Muscle weakness, Double vision, Difficulty talking & walking
Supplement: Essential oil, Multivitamins

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NAIL PROBLEM

Any infection that affects the nails that can cause spots, discoloration or separation on the nails. It could be as a result of lack of calcium, infection & some medications.

Symptoms: Discoloration, changes in shape, Swelling, Thickening of the nails
Supplement: Protein, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamin A, C, D

NAPPY RASH

A skin condition that mostly affects children characterized by inflamed red spots on the buttocks.

Symptoms: Rashes, Itching
Supplement: Essential oil, Aloe vera gel, Baking soda

NETTLE RASH

Also known as hives or urticaria; it is characterized by itchy rashes on the skin.

Symptoms: Swelling, Itching & burning of skin, Raised red rash, Pain

Supplement: Aloe vera extract, Essential oil, Baking soda, Stinging nettle

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OBESITY

A condition where an individual have excessive fat in the body and wants to have it reduced.

Supplement: Hibiscus, Corn silk, Spices, Green tea, Ginseng, Lemon juice

ORAL INFECTION

Any infection affecting the mouth caused by injury, bacteria or virus. This affects the teeth, gums, palate, tongue, lips and inside of the cheek e.g. cavities, gingivitis, herpangina, gingivostomatitis, herpes, thrush, cancer sores etc

Symptoms: Bleeding, Difficulty swallowing, Pain, Creamy white bumps on the tongue, inner cheeks, gums or tonsils.
Supplement: Coconut oil, Apple cider vinegar, Vitamin C

OSTEOPOROSIS

A gradual wasting away of the bones as a result of lack of calcium thus increasing the chance of the bone to fracture because the bones are weak and fragile.

Symptoms: Bone fracture, Shortness in height
Supplement: Multivitamins, Minerals, Calcium, Magnesium

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PARAPLEGIC

Paralysis of the entire lower half of the body as a result of spinal disease or injury.

Symptoms: Muscle weakness, Burning / tingling / Numbness sensation, extreme back pain
Supplement: Essential oil

PARKINSON’S DISEASE

This is a long term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. In other words, paralysis of the body with involuntary muscular-contraction.

Symptoms: Difficulty smelling, Thinking, swallowing & sleeping, Stiff muscles, Impaired voice, Anxiety
Supplement: Vitamin B, C, E, Spices

PILE

Also known as hemorrhoid; a condition characterized by discomfort and bleeding in the rectum and anus as a result of swollen and inflamed veins.

Symptoms: Pain in the rectum, Itchiness and discomfort, Constipation
Supplement: Essential oil, Lemon

PIMPLES

See Acne Above

PLEURISY

The inflammation of the membrane that sounds the lining of the lungs and inner chest walls that may result into chest pain and shortness of breath.

Symptoms: Weight loss, Fever, Cough, Shortness of breath
Supplement: Zinc, Vitamin A, C, D, E

PROSTATITIS

A condition associated with an swelling or inflammation of the prostate gland.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Fever, Painful ejaculation & urination, Abdominal, pelvic & back pain
Supplement: Dietary fiber, Vitamin B & C

PSORIASIS

An autoimmune disease associated with scaly, itchy & patches of abnormal skin.

Symptoms: Red, Itchy, Scaly patches of the skin
Supplement: Essential oil, Omega 3, Vitamin A, B, C

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RHEUMATISM

A disease believed to cause inflammation and pain in the joints, muscle or connecting tissues e.g. rheumatoid arthritis

Symptoms: Fatigue, Joint pain, tenderness, stiffness, redness & swelling
Supplement: Cinnamon, Black pepper, Garlic, Ginger, Vitamin C

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SHINGLES

A viral infection that causes painful rash on any part of the skin caused by the same virus that causes chicken pox (varicella zoster virus).

Symptoms: Fatigue, Itching, Blisters, redness and over sensitivity of the skin
Supplement: Vitamin A, B, C, D, Zinc, Essential oil

SINUSITIS

Inflammation of the sinuses as a result of an infection thus making the cavities of the nasal passage inflamed.

Symptoms: Loss of smell, Runny nose, Fever, Fatigue, Swelling, Headache, Sleeping difficulty, Throat irritation
Supplement: Ginger, Turmeric, Cayenne, ACV, Vitamin C

SICKLE CELL

This refers to a type of sickle-cell anemia; an inherited blood disorder associated with abnormality in the oxygen-carrying protein hemoglobin found in the red blood cell. In other words, it is an unhealthy condition where an individual does not have the proper number of red blood cells in the body.

Symptoms: Dizziness, Fatigue, Shortness of breath, Yellow skin & eye, Pain in the bone, chest & joints
Supplement: Vitamin E & B complex, Carotenoid, Multivitamins & Minerals

SORE THROAT

An irritation of the throat caused by caused by bacterial infection, toxins, trauma or injury to the throat.

Symptoms: Fever, Runny nose, Sneezing, Nausea, Cough, Difficulty swallowing
Supplement: Ginger, Green tea, Honey, Vitamin C

SPASTIC COLON

An intestinal disorder characterized by stomach pain, constipation and diarrhea.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Indigestion, Nausea, Constipation, Passing out excessive gas, Low appetite, Anxiety
Supplement: Dietary fiber, Water

STOMACH ULCER

Also known as peptic ulcer; an open sore in the lining of the esophagus, stomach or small intestine.

Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Low appetite, Heartburn, Passing out gas, Vomiting
Supplement: Zinc, Aloe vera extract, Vitamin B complex

STDs

Any infection that can be transmitted between an infected person to others via sexual contact. It can be caused by bacteria, virus or parasites e.g. gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, genital herps.

Symptoms: Genital itching, blisters or discharge, Painful urination
Supplement: Garlic, Zinc, Essential minerals, Vitamin A & D

STRESS

A strain or force exerted on the body characterized by tiredness and dullness.

Symptoms: Insomnia, Rapid heartbeat, Headache, Low energy, Loss of sexual desire
Supplement: Rest, Aloe vera supplement, Milk, Vitamin B complex, Water

STROKE

This is an attack on the brain cells by inadequate supply of oxygen and nutrients that may lead to cell death.

Symptoms: Fatigue, Blurred vision, Difficulty speaking / moving, Weak muscle, Headache, Mental confusion
Supplement: Garlic, Ginger, Vitamin E, Flavonoid, Omega 3

SUNBURN

Inflammation of the skin as a result of prolonged exposure to sunlight.

Symptoms: Redness of the skin, Peeling & rashes on the skin, Itching and blistering of the skin
Supplement: Vitamin E oil, Aloe vera gel, Shea butter

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TUBERCULOSIS

An infectious disease caused by bacterium Tubercule bacillus that mostly affects the lungs that are can be spread from person to person through the air.

Symptoms: Chest pain, Cough sometimes with blood, Swollen nymph nodes, Fever, Night sweat, Loss of appetite, Difficulty breathing
Supplement: Ginseng, Ginger, Garlic, Potassium, Protein, Vitamin A, C, D

TYPHOID FEVER

A bacterial infection caused y Salmonella typhimurium bacteria that can be be spread from human to human characterized by high fever and uncomfortable stomach conditions.

Symptoms: Intestinal bleeding, High fever, Diarrhea / Constipation, Loss of appetite, Stomach pain, Weight loss
Supplement: Aloe vera extract, Herbs, Garlic, Carotenoid

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URINARY TRACT INFECTION

Any infection that affects the urinary system; the urethra (urethritis), kidney (kidney infections) or bladder (cystitis).

Symptoms: Fatigue, Fever, Cramping, Painful urination, Pain in the bladder, groin and pelvis, Nausea
Supplement: Spices, Zinc, Vitamin C, E, Herbs

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VAGINITIS

Ailment of the vagina caused by bacteria infection that can result into discharge, itching and pain.

Symptoms: Painful urination, Vaginal itching, Pain during sexual intercourse, Vagina odor, Vaginal discharge
Supplement: Garlic, Vitamin A, B, D

VARICOSE VEINS

Enlarged, irregular and abnormal swelling of the veins that usually affects the legs and feet.

Symptoms: Swollen blood vessels in the skin, Itching around the veins, Discoloration of the area affected, Veins look twisted and swollen, Cramping in the leg
Supplement: Zinc, Spices

VENEREAL DISEASE

Also STDs: any infection that can be transferred from person to person via sexual contact.

Symptoms: See STDs

VIRTIGO

An inner ear disorder caused by buildup of fluid and changing pressure in the ear that may cause ringing in the ear, dizziness and hearing loss.

Symptoms: Headache, Ringing in the ear, Nausea, Abnormal eye movement, Dizziness, Spinning sensation
Supplement: Vitamin B, C, E

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WARTS

A small usually hard growth on the skin usually similar in color to the rest of the skin that mostly affects the hands, feet and genitals.

Symptoms: Itching, vaginal discharge, Painless bumps, Bleeding
Supplement: Vitamin C, E, Garlic, Vitamin E oil


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