Dear Mama Tenza

Dear Mama Tenza

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

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, Last month I had my regular cycle (period) but I’m worried something is wrong with me. I thought my period started but what I saw was dark brown, kinda black YUK! Then my period came. This month...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 I'm not sure if you can help me but I was referred to you so I'm gonna give it a try. I've always had backaches but I've noticed I only get them when I stand for long...

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