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Lower blood pressure in 5 steps


Blood pressure rises and falls during the day. When it stays elevated over time, it’s called high blood pressure or hypertension. Hypertension can be dangerous because it makes the heart work too hard, and the force of its blood flow can harm arteries. Use these 5 easy steps to help control blood pressure. Step 1: […]

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Be careful of Gingivitis

Be careful of Gingivitis

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease. This disease involves inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the periodontal ligaments, and the tooth sockets. Symptoms Swollen gums Soft, puffy gums Receding gums Occasionally, tender gums Gums that bleed easily when you brush or floss, sometimes […]

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What is HIV/AIDS?

HIV Aids

Some people still can’t differentiate between between Aids and HIV. To simplify this we are going to break it down: H – Human – This particular virus can only infect human beings. I – Immunodeficiency – HIV weakens your immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. V – Virus- A virus can only reproduce itself […]

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The dangers of Malaria and how to cure it


What is Malaria? Malaria is one of the most common diseases caused by a mosquito bite. Female Anopheles mosquitos carry malaria parasites. When they bite someone, those parasites enter the body causing malaria. Symptoms of Malaria The symptoms include flu-like illness with fever, chills, muscle aches, and headache. Some patients develop nausea, vomiting, coughing, and […]

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Top 5 Healthcare Concerns to Kenyans

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In lieu of the recent news reports of Kenyan doctors striking, we (My Health Kenya) decided to launch a healthcare-themed […]

How to maintain happiness in 10 easy steps

There are hundreds if not thousands of quotes about happiness but no matter how many words of wisdom our ancestors […]

How to help your child deal with teenage stress

Like anyone else, teenagers are faced with stressful situations all the time. Adolescence and self- discovery are just some of […]

Signs of Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are common but people are either too detached from reality or burying their heads in the sand to […]

What to do When Feeling Suicidal

Mental Health

Most people feel like committing suicide at one point in their lives but the difference is in how they deal […]

How to budget for Christmas


We all want to spoil our loved ones and buy gifts for Christmas, but our pockets sometimes wouldn’t allow this […]