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Signs and Symptoms of Liver Disease to Watch Out for

Liver disease, when not identified early enough, may lead to irreversible damage. The liver is responsible for removing toxins from blood, producing hormones, aiding in food digestion, acting as an energy reserve among other duties. Liver disease...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 21st, 2018
Staying happy is key for good emotional and physical health

Stress is an emotional state healthy persons will go through from time to time. While normal levels of stress don’t have adverse effects, overstressing can lead to health conditions such depression, heart disease, weight gain and many more. Staying...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 20th, 2018
Smelly feet causes and remedies

Smelly feet are a common affliction most of us have had to deal with one time or another. While poor hygiene is one of the leading causes, it is not the sole reason why feet smell. Below are common causes of smelly feet. Smelly feet causes and...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 17th, 2018
Some common prebiotic and probiotic foods

A healthier gut is a happier gut. It is for this reason that you need to nourish it with gut-friendly foods (prebiotic and probiotic). Probiotic foods supply the stomach with good bacteria. Some common prebiotic and probiotic foods   Good...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 10th, 2018
Raw honey has a myriad of practical home uses

Honey, in its raw form, is known to have a myriad of health benefits when ingested. Raw honey has a myriad of practical home uses. Photo: Courtesy   Honey is also quite useful topically. Here are some ways natural honey is beneficial.   ...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 5th, 2018
Appropriate Type of Food to Eat After Working Out

Diet is as important as a good exercise regime. For without proper nourishment and recovery, your workout won’t be as fruitful as it should be. A post-workout diet is as important as the workout itself. Photo: Courtesy The best way to figure...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 3rd, 2018
Natural Remedies and Practices to Soothe a Sore Throat

Sore throat can be caused by several factors but acid reflux, viral and bacterial infections are most common. Symptoms include a burning or itchy sensation in the throat. In extreme cases victims may feel pain when swallowing. Natural remedies...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Feb 1st, 2018
Processed sugar is known to cause a number of health complications

Sugar, in its various forms, is quite addictive and hard to completely cut off. Unfortunately, it is known to cause a number of health complications. Processed sugar is known to cause a number of health complications The biggest culprit in development...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 31st, 2018
Breastfeeding has a host of benefits, not just for the baby but the mother as well

Mothers are often encouraged to breastfeed their newborns rather than feed them on formula. Literature detailing the benefits of a mother’s milk to newborns is not in short supply. However, there is lesser focus on the benefits of breastfeeding...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 23rd, 2018
food to avoid in nairobi

Roadside Foods to avoid buying in nairobi: Tales of roadside food vendors using unhealthy ingredients or taboo meat to prepare delicacies for unsuspecting customers are not new. Not long ago, authorities arrested a man who had been selling samosas...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 21st, 2018
Eve, the AI robot that helped scientists triclosan can help fight malaria

For a long time now, malaria has given medical professionals and researchers headaches. This is partly because resistance to drugs used to treat the disease is increasing.  The disease kills about 0.5 million people every year. Majority of...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 21st, 2018
Common cold causes, prevention and treatment

Common cold results from viral infection that affects the nose, throat, sinuses and ears. Common cold is spread through coughing, sneezing, contact with an infected person, or handling objects contaminated with the virus. Common cold causes,...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 17th, 2018
How to overcome Anxiety and fear; beating them naturally

Generally, you have an addiction if you are abnormally tolerant to a habit-forming substance or activity. Addictions come in various forms and at times victims may not be aware they have an addiction until someone points it out. The downside...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 15th, 2018
5 Natural Foods to Help Ease Stomach Discomfort

Ulcers can either occur in the stomach; where they are referred to as gastric ulcers, or in the first part of the small intestines; where they are referred to as duodenal ulcers. Ulcers: causes, symptoms and natural remedies     Causes The...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 13th, 2018
How to Improve Vision Without Medicine or Surgery

Shakespeare did not err when he described eyes as windows to the soul. Eyes are some of the most important organs on our body. Eyes are windows to the soul Without them we would not perceive our surroundings and people the way we do. If for...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Jan 12th, 2018
Cleaning and dressing a wound helps it heal faster

Wounds, however minor they may seem, can get worse and become life-threatening if not taken care of properly. While there are thousands of over the counter products that promise to help a wound heal faster, you can easily take care of your wound...

By Edwin Nyakang'i on Dec 20th, 2017