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The elixir water is back!



Dr. Oteng Brown of the famed 7 UNIQRIMS WATER is back in full swing! He is urging members of the public to carry lots of his water to avoid getting broken during this festive season.

But why his water:
He contends that his water carries the shape of life, which is six-sided – the symbol of God’s mark in his creation. The shape was not created by an engineer or a scientist, but is God who left it in every aspecet of life as his stamp or mark. If in doubt, check the shape of critocal household components that we use everydeay, for example, bolts and nuts!
Most diseases that afflict peope are caused by the artificial foods and polluted water that they eat and drink. So, Dr. Brown has made it his business to re-engineer water in order to restore its natural electricity as orginally intended by God.

And how does he get water back to the shape of life?
It’s by engineering. Water has a molecular formila – H2O as well as a structuralformula. It is the structural formula that Dr. Brown reengineers at his base in Francistown. Through this process an invincible power or electrical energy is introduced into the water.

“The only element we are intersted in is hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is the fuel while oxygen is the catalyst. We are trying to create fire in water by re-engineering the structure of the water and this is the electricity we are trying to create inside the body. It must not be disturbed.”

By eating artificial food, colourants and putting food in the fridge we disturb the electrical energy in the body. For example, if one’s CD4 count is low it means the electriity in the gland that produces those cells is dying, it’s like load shedding. If your kidneys have a problem it means the electricity within the kidneys is dying, “so we must power them by reintroducing that electricity”he said.
So how much of the 7 Uniqrims water does the body need? “It depends on the body it depends on what you’r going through”. The water acts like a Biological Scanner it scans the body without using artificial electricity. To demonstrate just how dangerous artificial electricity is, Dr Brown says that when you jog on a machine at a gym your sugar levels go up but when you jog naturally the sugar level goes down.

“The biological scanner of the doctor damages the electricity in your body because its electricity is not regulated for the body but for the machine”, he says. But with Dr. Brown’s 7 Unirims water, it performs what he cals a “biological operation” by scanning everything in a person from reproduction system to emotions, feelings and the human will”.
During the biological scanning if the water finds there is a problem, say a tumour, it performs a biological operation by cutting the tumour. If it sounds too good to be true, it is because it is. And there ate testimonies to back this up.

Reginah Mafokate, 45, is an Agent of Metropolitan and stays with her Australian partner in Francistown. She was not aware she had some health conditions until she bought 7 Uniqrims water. “After drinking the water, I started sweating in the whole body then I felt sleepy”.

She then bought 5 litres of the water and drank it every morning; afternoon and evening until the pain became apparent. She went to consult the doctor and after a scan was run on her, she was told she had ovarian cyst. It had grown up to 2, 8 centimetres.

She continued taking the water and using an injection she was prescribed by the doctor to deal with the cyst. On her recent visit to the doctor, the scan showed that the ovarian cyst is “dissolving”and she has been booked for February 19, 2019 to see what would have happened. Mafokate says she also had pimples but after taking the water, she has realised it has brought moist back into her skin and the pimples have vanished. Again, she avers that the water is good for people battling Blood Pressure. In 2016 she had cancer spots, but she says thanks to the drinking the water they’ve since been removed.

“I can recommend this water for anyone,”she says, adding that from 45 kilograms, her weight has since picked to 65kg. “The severe pain that used to attack me as a result of the cyst is no longer there, I feel changed and much better,”she says. Another testimonial was given by Gao Kamanga, a resident of Mandunyane who extolled the health benefits.of 7 Uniqrims water. She says it makes a difference when one takes it. Better still, the water can just be taken to quench thirst.

It has no side effects, but is able to diagnose if one has a health problem. She has heard teimonies from clients that the water assisted them wheh they had difficulties with menstruation or throat gluts and pain. She says the water is better cleansed than the ordinary water from out taps.

“It is good water and I can recommend it for any other person,”she says. Interestingly The Midweek Sun was the first to report about Brown’s water and thereafter referred him to the University of Botswana, which in conjuction with a peer University in Canada, conducted tests on 7 Uniqrims water, which confirmed its efficaciousness and ability to destroy the human immuno virus in situ, although further research was recommended to ascertain its abilityto destroy the virus when in the human body.

Brown says he understands chenistry of water and plastics. He uses a container that is marked PP for Polypropylene, which is a non-reactive plastic- to store his water. 7 UNIQRIMS Whatsapp Page is +267 74 264 593 for all the testimonies and counter-arguments.

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Don’t use garlic for yeast infections



Public Health Specialist, Dr Orapeleng Phuswane-Katse has warned women against using garlic for yeast infections, citing risk for further infections.She explained that while there are a few studies to support the claim that garlic has anti-fungal properties, it is never safe to put anything that is not regulated in the vaginal area.

On Monday, a woman took to social media to seek a remedy describing her symptoms as itchiness and a white discharge from her private area. Out of the 375 comments that she got, almost half advised her to insert garlic into her genital area. The comments indicated that the symptoms would disappear within three days.

“I remember I had the same problem back in 2017, I could not stand the itchiness, a friend of mine advised me to insert garlic, and within two days it was gone,” wrote one commentator. Another one wrote: “Take a clove of fresh garlic and peel off the natural white shell that covers it, leaving the clove intact. At bedtime, put the clove in the private area. “In the morning, remove the garlic clove and throw it in the toilet. I did this one time, if the itchiness goes on, continue for one or two days until all the itchiness is gone.”

However, Dr Phuswane-Katse advised that the only alternative is to see a doctor when one has the symptoms.“The vagina is a fragile moist area that has bacteria that regulates the PH in there. Any foreign objects can cause laceration and even introduce unwanted bacteria that can cause more harm than good”. Furthermore, she added, “There is no regulated size of the garlic to insert and this may pose danger.

Questions like, ‘how many hours do you remove it, in what state should you insert it, crushed or whole’? Since its not regulated medicine, there can be no clear answer”. Dr Tebogo Oleseng, a gynaecologist and obstetrician said women need to be more careful, saying that the birth canal is the ‘perfect’ environment for the botulism bacteria to grow, which can be life-threatening.
Botulism, a condition caused by Clostridium botulinum bacteria, can be offset when someone eats food containing toxins because it has not been properly canned, preserved or cooked.

He advised women not to take medical advice from anyone recommending vaginal garlic for yeast or anything else because there are antifungal drugs specifically for yeast infection. He explained that garlic contains allicin, which in the lab has shown to have antifungal properties. “Bacteria from the soil can be pathogenic for the body. That is why we clean wounds. If you actually happen to have an inflamed yeasty vagina, soil bacteria would be more likely to infect it,” he said.

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Know Your Specialist

Caroline Gartland speaks on Children and Mental Health



Tell us about yourself and your background
I’m originally from the UK but have been in Botswana for eight years so this is now home! I have a Combined Honours degree in Psychology an MSc in Mental Health and have had a pretty varied career.
I started off working with offenders doing rehabilitation programmes; went on to support the victims of domestic violence then ended up working in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services for the National Health Service.
I’ve done a lot of work, mainly voluntary, in different fields since being in Botswana but my passion is now Early Childhood Mental Health.

What does your work entail?
Early childhood mental health is mainly working with parents, caregivers and teachers to help them understand how children develop and the best ways to support their mental health and brain development as they grow. It’s about providing training and opportunities for families to bond with their children and introducing new ways of playing and interacting.

What sparked your interest in early childhood mental health?
Quite simply, having my own children! My daughter was born five years ago and I was fascinated watching her develop and grow. It occurred to me that the younger you begin to consider mental health and provide tools for resilience against life’s adversities, the better outcomes you are likely to have.
I began reading everything I could get my hands on, and completed a diploma in Infant Mental Health. I’ve worked down the lifespan but I feel I’m now where I belong, working with babies and young children.

What mental health issues have you observed in children in Botswana?
Mental Health is still stigmatised around the world and Botswana is no exception. Most people immediately think of mental illness, but mental health is about so much more; we all have mental health and some days we are fine and able to deal with life’s challenges and some days we need more support and tools under our belt to help us cope.

Young children can experience mental health problems. Anxiety is a common one, but we are more likely to focus on the behaviour we see rather than how the child is feeling. An anxious child who refuses to go to school may be labelled as ‘difficult’ or ‘naughty’ but what they are expressing is a painful emotion that they need help dealing with.

Describe one thing you find fulfilling and challenging about working in this industry.
Working with children and families is a pleasure and a privilege. To make life a little bit easier for someone is all that matters, you don’t have to be out there saving the world to make a difference.
My major challenge is time. I would love to do more, I’d love to do an MSc in play therapy and a couple of other therapeutic techniques I’ve come across in Europe but that gets put on hold as I focus on my own family and business.

Can you share an anecdote about how mental health consultation works?
I think that education, understanding and connection are the three keys to giving a child the best start in life. Led by that, SensoBaby provides classes in the community for parents and caregivers to connect with their infants.

We offer workshops on parenting and play to foster understanding of child development and wellbeing and we are available to troubleshoot specific problems an individual or agency has with the young children in their care or the systems they have in place. When it comes to individual parents, mostly what they need is to feel heard, supported and guided in their parenting choices.
You can read all the baby books in the world but they won’t give you the answers you need for your child, through responsive parenting and connection, you’ll find you have the solutions you need.

What advice do you have for child-care providers or early childhood teachers who are at their wits’ end over a child’s challenging behaviour but don’t have access to a consultant?
Empathy is an important and undervalued skill – the ability to consider another’s viewpoint. What is that child feeling? Their behaviour might be challenging and hard to deal with but often the root cause is an unmet need. There’s a famous quote from an American Clinical Psychologist, “The children who need love the most, will ask for it in the most unloving ways.”

Does a mother’s mental health affect her foetus? How important would you say is paying attention to women’s well being during pregnancy as with their physical well being?
100% yes. It is so important to support a woman’s wellbeing during pregnancy. As an example, if the mother experiences significant stress and rising levels of cortisol (the stress hormone) during pregnancy, the foetus will be affected and in some cases will be more sensitive to stress in childhood or later in life.

Pregnant women and new families (Dads as well!) deserve nurturing care themselves and shouldn’t be afraid to ask for support. SensoBaby run FREE monthly coffee mornings to support pregnant and new mothers because we understand the importance of maternal wellbeing.

Do smart phones and television make our children mentally ill as is often purported?
I don’t think technology is always the villain it’s made out to be. The key is in the relationship with that technology. Moderate use of TV’s and smart phones are fine, as long as they aren’t a substitute for outdoor play, imaginative play and meaningful interactions. If a child is crying or upset and we hand them a device to keep them quiet then we have missed an important opportunity for connection, helping them process what is going on and supporting them to calm down and settle themselves.

Now, I know you are involved in an exciting programme that helps caregivers and children to bond and get the children off to the best start in life through play. Can you say a little bit about that work and just how you are seeing it play out?
SensoBaby is our baby; a project born from passion and a desire to support families in Botswana. We offer play-based classes for children and their caregivers that are underpinned by the principles of child wellness as well as early foundations for learning.

When you provide developmentally appropriate opportunities to play, you learn so much about your child. That understanding and observation builds strong connections, which will form the basis of that child’s future relationships and self esteem. Play is so much more than ‘a fun activity.’

We offer a number of trainings and workshops for parents, nannies and community stakeholders and hope to increase our offerings this year. Our community partnerships and voluntary programmes have been successful so far and we hope to see more impact in 2018.

We currently serve the Gaborone community but would like to expand throughout Botswana as opportunities arise. The response to SensoBaby has been fantastic so far and we can’t wait to see how far we can go with the concept!

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