Author Archives: Munyiva

What are the Different Types of Memory

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A Background on Human Memory Human memory is a complex and fascinating cognitive process that involves the encoding, storage, and retrieval of information. It plays a crucial role in our daily lives, allowing us to learn, adapt, and remember past experiences. Understanding the basics of human memory can provide insights into how we learn, retain […]

How To Treat and Manage Anxiety Disorders

What is Anxiety Disorder? Anxiety is a typical human emotion or sentiment experienced by people at various points in their lifetimes. It can result from constant pressure at the workplace or nervousness experienced by an individual when faced with a dilemma in making certain important decisions (Antony, 2008). Anxiety is an intricate and subjective experience […]

Treatment and Management of Mood Disorders

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What is a Mood Disorder? Moods are emotions that affect our everyday lives. We can be happy and sometimes sad on the same day. Some people, however, experience extreme mood changes which greatly affect their lives (Stangor & Walinga, 2019). These extreme mood changes may be caused by a set of mental illnesses known as […]

Supporting and Caring for People with Dementia


What is Dementia? Dementia is one of the most common memory disorders. There are approximately 50 million people with dementia globally (Thijssen et al., 2022). Dementia is an array of intricate progressive degenerative diseases that deteriorates a person’s memory, thinking, performance, and mood, and are often difficult to diagnose in the early stages. It is […]

Can Diastasis Recti be Reversed?

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Managing Diastasis Recti Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA) is a common clinical condition that affects the anterior abdominal walls. A characteristic of DRA is weakened linea alba that leads to an abdominal lump . Linea alba is weakened by intra-abdominal changes and pressure such as pregnancy (from the associated hormonal changes, enlargement of the uterus, and orientation […]

Does shift work cause premature biological aging?

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Industrialization has made it possible for people to work in shifts. Shift work involves a recurring nonstandard work schedule designed to meet a fixed daily work plan (Ledda et al., 2020). Approximately 20% of the working population currently works on shifts (Potter & Wood, 2020). Studies show that shift work causes premature biological aging due […]

Four Ways to Achieve Wellness and Wholeness

Have you been following a healthy diet regimen? Hit all the targets in HIIT, core exercises, balance, flexibility, and strength training. Does a sense of lack still linger in the background? This article highlights four practices for a lifestyle of wholeness in the simplest of ways possible. 1. Healthy diet You probably have had the […]

What Medications are Used for Dementia: A Review

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Over 40 million people are living with dementia globally and the number is projected to double by 2050 (Aston et al., 2017; & Yiannopoulou & Papageorgiou, 2020). As dementia progresses, people with the condition become vulnerable to related problems that require medication. Dementia affects the daily well-being and quality of life; caregivers and people living […]

How to Manage and Treat Eczema in Children

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What is Eczema? Eczema is a common skin condition characterized by dry skin, severe itching, and inflammation. It affects people of all ages, from toddlers to adults. Over 50% of people who have suffered from eczema developed it during their first year of birth. Toddlers are the most vulnerable population to eczema. Toddlers with eczema […]

Gallstones: Formation, Prevention, and Treatment


What are gallstones? Gallstones are a common gastrointestinal disease. They are hard deposits in the gallbladder resulting from over-concentrated bile precipitation. The precipitate can be of cholesterol monohydrate minerals or black pigment caused by calcium bilirubin polymerization (Abraham et al., 2014). Based on the precipitate composition, are three types of gallstones: cholesterol, pigment, and mixed […]