BITTER TRUTH ABOUT THE BITTER HERBS BY ELIUD K MAINA

  Have you ever taken any form of herbal medicine? What was your experience? Was it really curative or it aggravated your condition from worse to worst?  I still remember about my ordeal with some herbs that I had taken from a neighbor’s house in my countryside before I joined a Medical school. I had...

URINARY INCONTINENCE (URINE LEAKAGE) IN ADULTS AND AFRICAN CULTURE BY Eliud K Maina

  Urinating in bed for adults can be very embarrassing especially in an African context. The stigma that goes along with this condition is always detrimental to the victims. The majority of people tend to associate urinary incontinence with ignorance and immaturity. The social life of the victims tends to suffer most to an extent...

THINKING OUT LOUD “HEALTHWISE” BY ELIUD KIGOTHO

I just hope that you are not eating anything as you read this article because I might nauseate you with what I have opted to pen down. I happen to visit one of the popular food joints in town. They don’t disappoint when it comes to cooking. I like the fact that their food...

KEY POINTS WHEN DOING HOME HEALTH CARE/HOMECARE BY ELIUD KIGOTHO

There is this sick close relative of yours. She has been ailing for years now having been hospitalized countless times and this has really depleted your resources as a family. You are advised by the Doctor to consider adopting home health care services for her because it may take more time to recuperate and...

MEDICAL QUACKERY IN KENYA BY ELIUD KIGOTHO

  It is so unfortunate that Medical quackery is still on the rise in Kenya. Medical quacks are burgeoning from all points of this great East African Nation. Surprisingly they tend to win the trust of more patients than qualified medical personnel because they have fully mastered the art of charlatanism. Most of them attended...