Medicine

Prevention and Care of Diabetes in Kenya

Diabetes is more prevalent than ever in Kenya and 95% of cases diagnosed are type 2 diabetes. Although for some the development of diabetes is inevitable, perhaps due to hereditary and other factors, for the vast majority prevention and care of diabetes in Kenya can be achieved by taking these 7 simple steps… Before diabetes type 2 becomes fully developed you go through a stage known as pre-diabetes. This is where you start to show some of the symptoms, which if ignored, can lead to full blown diabetes. Make these…

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Medicine

Medical Insurance in Kenya: What to Consider

It is very difficult to make a right and wise decision on which policy to buy when it comes to Medical Insurance in Kenya. This is truly a confusing task. Here is a guideline. Here are the five most important things you have to pay attention to. These items are also your keys to picking a policy that’s right for you: The insurance company’s record of complaints: Every large company will have some complaints. You can obtain more information from the Insurance Regulatory Authority. Avoid companies that have a high…

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Medicine

Prevalence of Breast Cancer in Kenya

Today’s Kenyan woman is more knowledgeable and conscientious than ever about the risks and prevalence of breast cancer in Kenya. This is especially true for women over 40 years of age, who have crossed the threshold of increased risk of breast cancer. Age is so important to the development of breast cancer that about 76% of women who develop it have no other risk factors other than age. However, all women, regardless of age or race, need to acknowledge the risk of developing it. All women are at risk. Prevalence of…

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Medicine

Abortion in Kenya: A Public Health Crisis

Not a few women who have been confronted with the reality of unwanted pregnancy have chosen to resolve their problem through abortion in Kenya. Abortion is a procedure that makes use of medicine or surgery to remove the embryo or fetus and placenta from the uterus to end a pregnancy. The procedure is usually done by a licensed physician or someone acting under the supervision of a licensed physician. But lately, it has been done by even unqualified personnel endangering the life of the woman. Women even buy abortion pills…

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Beauty Medicine

Antibiotics for UTI in Kenya: One Day to 10 Day Options

Antibiotics for uti in Kenya are very many. When you’re sick, listen to your mother: go see your doctor. This will help you find out what exact illness you have and how to get better. If you’re diagnosed with a bacterial infection of the urinary tract, your doctor can provide a host of treatment options. This may or may not include antibiotics. To treat a bacterial illness such as urinary tract infection, sinusitis or an ear infection, your doctor might prescribe a regimen of antibiotics. They are used to kill…

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Beauty Medicine

Top 4 Best Condoms in Kenyan Market

With the varied forms of contraception available today, sexually active men and women will never have to worry about unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. In this article, the author provides the best condoms in Kenyan market available today to help those who are choosing which condom products to use. For couples who are not yet ready to start having children, the only solution for this dilemma is to take a reliable and effective birth control method. Today, many forms of contraceptive methods are introduced and promoted to be used…

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Medicine

Importance of Water Intake in Kenya

Drink plenty of water each day. That sounds so simple, but so few people know the importance of water intake in Kenya and the need to adhere to this good advice. Water is a basic necessity, needed to maintain a healthy body, a clear mind, and a good balance within your tissues. About 60 percent of your body is water, and you must constantly replenish the supply, as it’s used continuously in the processes of life. So why do so many people fail to drink enough water? Many people don’t…

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Medicine

Disturbed by Sleep Aid Side Effects

There are thousands of people in Kenya who struggle with sleeping problems, but fortunately, there are many treatments available. But before popping on those pills without knowing the sleep aid side effects, one must think that treatment for sleeping problems really depends on the specific issue that needs to be resolved. For example, if a person is simply trying to reduce how much he or she snores, using specially designed pillows and breathing strips may just do the trick. If a person is not getting enough sleep, there are both…

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Medicine

COVID 19 IN KENYA: 6 Things to Do in Preparation

A recent survey showed that 70% of Kenyan businesses were not ready for the coming COVID-19 Influenza pandemic in Kenya, hence catch on the chasing lane. However, 73% said they wanted to get ready, but weren’t sure what to do. Here then, is a starter list of six things you should include in your business preparedness plan as you plan to cover loses during this time. 1. Absenteeism will be high due to illness or refusal to come to the workplace out of fear. Gather your key employees in accounting,…

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Medicine

Corona Virus in Kenya: Staying Safe

Influenza is in no way a new ailment to plague the people of the world have witnessed. However, a new deadly strand of the viruses has everyone running for cover. How do you avoid catching flu, including the dangerous bird flu and corona virus in Kenya that threatens so many? First, it should be explained that bird flu, also known as avian influenza, is a virus much like the regular flu or corona virus which the world is now getting accustomed to. It is transmitted in much the same way,…

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