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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dear Mama Tenza,  I have 12 year old twin girls who seem to have eczema that leaves tenacious tattoos. I know you’re going to tell me that part of why they have eczema is because of their diet, I know...

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...

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...

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For the life of me, I could never understand why some persons thought the term 'body positive' was only a buffer for fat people;...