Dear Mama Tenza

Dear Mama Tenza

A health advice column for all ages. Mama Tenza recommends natural remedies for common, everyday health scares.

Mi sehh Mama Tenza, I don't understand what's going on with me. I've been feeling tired, demotivated and sluggish. Now all of a sudden mi stomach feel like dragon a breed up in there and they are having a...

Dear Mama Tenza, I read your article on how to cure yeast infection. I have made some changes to my daily diet. I consume a yogurt with ‘live culture’ once daily and I also tried the garlic, however I...

Mama Tenza I’m tired, seriously always tired, grumpy, moody, no sex drive, depressed. I’m miserable! What’s wrong with me? I have super high moods then super low moods. I don’t wanna eat but then that makes me weak. I...

Mama Tenza my man got none for Valentine’s. I wasn’t in the mood; as a matter of fact, I haven’t been in the mood for sex for a while. Is there such a thing as a woman’s sex drive...

Mama Tenza every month I’m wailing and weeping. I keep asking my body why can’t she just send me an email or WhatsApp to tell me my reproductive system is fine? I can’t bear the pain! Every month I...

I can't bear it anymore! Ever since my girlfriend started this new call centre job she's been having bad breath. I don't know how to tell her. I avoid kisses. I don’t even want to sleep near her. What...

I started college last September, but ever since November or sometime near exams I've been having trouble sleeping. I am the first one from my family to go to college so I have to do well. I study hard,...

Mama Tenza, this may cost me my marriage and I’m not even married yet. I’m involved with this girl, and she’s amazing! Smart, very optimistic, focused and oh is she SEXY. She’s very healthy too and by that I...

Dear Mama Tenza, Suh, mi a good gal! My makeup always on fleek, mi hair eva duh, nails up and mi only use Bath and Body Works and Victoria Secret pon mi body. (tone changes) But from the other day, right about...

I work all over Jamaica as I am an administrative assistant for a marketing executive. Sometimes when I go to country areas or dirt tracks for events like car racing my sinuses would go crazy. I would experience headaches,...

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As you read from the title, this will be a two-part series. I mean, how can we shatter stereotypes of fat Caribbean women in...