Dear Mama Tenza

Dear Mama Tenza

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

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!!!!!!!! with all this talk about special needs, I am so afraid of giving birth. I'm two months pregnant and all I can think about is "what if my baby is born with autism". My husband has a...

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...

This is so embarrassing but I think I have a yeast infection. Ok, so I started noticing some white mucky stuff on my panty and it smelt yakky, geeez! My vagina would itch me, Oh gawd! Sometimes my side...

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...

Dear Mama Tenza, My son caught chicken pox and now his skin is just awful. He has spots and flake-like stuff everywhere. There’s no cream I can use to put all over him. The tube would be finished in one...

Dear Mama Tenza, A friend of mine wrote to you sometime earlier this year so I figured I’d try seeking some advice as well. She was feeling tired and annoyed all the time and had stomach burns. I don’t have...

Mama Tenza I need your help with this one, really! I’m an early childhood teacher, I work in Kingston but live in Spanish Town so I wake up extra early and leave for work super early just so I...

Mama Tenza! Mi a beg you help me wid dis please! My daughter is 8 years old and her foot dem smell like a big man weh drive truck! Her foot dem smell bad man! Mi wash her socks...

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...

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“The time will pass anyway.  You can either spend it creating the life you want or spend it living the life you don’t want. ...