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 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 mi need yuh help urgent! I have a pageant coming up so I’ve been working out. I’m also a college student and I have a full-time job, so I’m a bit stressed. I think its showing in...

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...

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...

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...

Mama Tenza I don't like what is happening to me and I don't know how to fix it, so I'm writing to your for something, anything, even if it's just empathy and support because this journey is rough! My...

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...

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,...

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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Ever since Jamaica was introduced to cable television and I had an opportunity to see entertainment from the Western culture, I became a fan. ...