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 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! Mi need yuh help fi dah one yah! From di oda day mi feel like mi back a guh pop out. Mi cyan sleep in peace, sometimes not even breathe properly. If I lie down on my...

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...

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! 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...

Dear Mama Tenza, I have two children, one is 9 and the other is 4 years old. When the 9 year old was about 6 she caught a ringworm in her back and what I got prescribed for...

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 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...

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...

Dear Mama Tenza, I got my hair cut by another barber recently (just this once) because my barber was not available. I loved the cut but now I'm feeling small bumps at the back of my head. What can I...

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If you’re fat (yes I said fat; you will be seeing this word a lot in my posts and I will tell you later...