For some people, hitting the shower brings with it an uncomfortable side effect: pesky, persistent itching.
Itching after you take a bath or shower isn’t uncommon.
Below are causes of body itching after showering.
1. Dry Skin
The most common cause of body itching is dry skin. This is not the only cause of body itching but it is the most common cause .
There are different types of soaps out there. One just need to know the best soap that works for them. You should also note that our bodies react differently to different soaps. Some soaps are strongly alkaline while others are mildly alkaline. It’s advisable you go for the mildly alkaline ones.
3. Very Hot Water/Very Cold Water
This two have the capacity of depleting the skin’s essential oils and nutrients making it dry thereby causing body itching. This makes the nerves more sensitive, causing one to feel itchy.
Taking a bath in hot climate like in some northern states in Nigeria such as Sokoto, Adamawa etc can also lead to body itching as a result of dry skin.
5. Use Of Tough Sponge And Also Vigorous Scrubbing Of The Body
Some people have complained that whenever they use a tough sponge they tend to feel itchy but whenever they use a soft sponge or no sponge at all,they feel just good,they feel normal. We don’t know how true this point is but you might want to try it, it may work for you also.
Now away from the causes and into the remedy.
How to Prevent Body Itching After a Bath.
1. Pat Dry Instead Of Drying Off
Many of us don’t really know how to use the towel. Instead of dragging the towel on your body to absorb moisture,you can just press the towel gently on and off your body.
2. Towel Hygiene
Our towel hygiene matters a lot. Try to keep your towel dry always after each use. Damp towel can harbor fungi which in turn can cause itching and even skin diseases such as eczema and ringworm.
3. Moisturize Your Skin While It’s Wet
Many of us always live the moisture on our skin to dry off before applying moisturizers and lotions, this is very wrong. Never wait for your skin to dry before applying moisturizers.
4. Switch Soaps
Yes, sometimes the cause is within the soap you are using. Try to know the best soap for your body. Some soaps are more alkaline while others are just slightly alkaline.
5. Use Vaseline
Pure petroleum jelly can help to reduce body itching after a bath. Vaseline helps by keeping your body moisturized through locking up of essential oils within your skin.
6. Anti-itch Creams
This should really be the last part of it. You should try the other points above before moving down to this one. Anti- itch creams contain lactic acid which may be used to soothe itching from dry skin and to help bind moisture to the skin.
Free Condom Distribution In Nigeria Declining ― UNFPA
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has observed what it calls a steady decline in the free distribution of condoms in Nigeria.
Dr Idowu Araoyinbo, an official of the UN agency, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Monday in Calabar.
Araoyinbo noted that Nigeria still needs about 564 million condoms to meet its annual needs, adding that the current rate of free condoms distribution in Nigeria was at 20 per cent and that it was on a steady decline.
He said it is imperative to deliver an efficient, all-inclusive and comprehensive condom programme if Nigeria is to achieve the family planning post-2020 commitments to increase the use of modern contraceptives and reduce the burden of the HIV.
To this effect, Araoyinbo said that UNFPA was interested in setting up a state-level comprehensive condom programme, where key stakeholders in Cross River would be invited to be part of the initiative.
“The percentage of free condoms that is available in most states in Nigeria is reducing. It is less than 20 per cent.
“Based on this, we are about to start a pilot programme from Cross River where we will look at how we can engage with the government to be the centre of distribution of the condoms.
“We will also invite some key non-governmental organisations (NGOs) across the entire population spectrum that work with young people, female sex workers and others.
“Invariably, we are going to have more accountability and effective monitoring, because the government already has a system through which the commodities can be sent to the end-users.
“We are trying to leverage on this to ensure that in the next six months, we have a consistent and sustained distribution of condoms.
“You know condoms have dual functions, that is, prevention of unintended pregnancies and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV.
“If the result comes out and it is favourable, we are hoping to expand this to other states.
“We have some young people who work as ward coordinators; they will be the whistleblowers, who will help us to ensure remote monitoring.
“We create awareness, for instance, through town hall meetings.
“People are aware that condoms are coming into their community and it will be assessed at particular points; if there are challenges with people accessing the condom, the people will raise the alarm.
“These young people will serve as the feedback mechanism that will enable us to articulate any stop-gap issue,” he said.
‘A Lot Of Marriages & Relationships Are Suffering Because Women Are Not Having Orgasms’ — Joro Olumofin
Joro Olumofin, popularly known as Love Doctor is of the opinion that many marriages and relationships today are in trouble because of lack of orgasm in it.
Taking to his page, Joro stated that many marriages today are suffering because the women in it are not getting orgasms.
“A lot of marriages & relationships are suffering because women are not having orgasms. So many wives have written me because of this Orgasm issue. Husbands / Boyfriends are not paying attention. It’s a shame that a lot of wives have never had penetrative orgasm. They only have orgasms when they masturbate.
This technique allows you :
1️⃣Penetrate your lady with your Penis whilst also stimulating her Clitoris with your finger
2️⃣Allows you kiss her ear & bite her neck
3️⃣Lastly, allows you stimulate her nipples at the same time. Your woman deserve happiness. It’s not fair if you cum and she doesn’t.
This road to your lady “cumin” is a process.
If your man is not willing to learn. He is not a serious minded partner.”
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Professor Reveals Causes Of Low Sperm Count In Men
Prof. Suleiman Ambali of the Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ilorin has warned that continuous exposure of humans to pesticide causes male low sperm count.
Prof. Ambali on Thursday night made this revelation during his paper presentation at the 192nd Inaugural Lecture of the University (UNILORIN), entitled: “Preventing pesticides from poisoning away our health and future – the oxidative approach”.
He warned that there are evidences which suggest that the human species was approaching a fertility crisis based on trends in male reproductive health.
He said based on the troubling data from laboratory, clinical epidemiology studies, it was obvious that the world would witness fertility crisis.
Corroborating his reports, he explained that some Danish scientists’ research has also indicated that sperm counts of men have declined by about 50 per cent since 1940 worldwide.
“The researchers analysed the result of sperm counts between 1938 and 1991. Since then several other studies have confirmed the decline.
“Environmental causes including pesticides especially those that causes endocrine changes in fetal and pre-puberty life prior to birth or during childhood or during breastfeeding, are involved in the decline of semen quality,” he said.
According to him, the effect of chemical pesticides on birth sex ratio is in favour of more females than males.
He also disclosed that there was an estimated 250,000 deaths annually from pesticides self-poisoning world-wide, accounting for about 30 per cent of the suicide rates globally.
Ambali therefore warned that the use of pesticides have led people to “poison away the future of our children”, while calling on government and non-governmental organisations to sensitise the populace against indoor use of pesticides.
“Policies aimed at reducing the use of pesticides in agriculture should be put in place.
“Farmers should be encouraged to use an integrated approach in controlling pests and develop alternative cropping systems less dependent on pesticides,” he said.