A modern care center for the Elderly starts in Meru County-Kenya.

An idea whose time has come is now being implemented in Meru, in form of a comfortable home for the elderly citizens.   Gideons’ Memorial Home for the elderly is an idea that would have been associated with big western cities but one passionate doctor in Meru-Kenya believes even residents of his rural county deserves… Read More A modern care center for the Elderly starts in Meru County-Kenya.

TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF LIFESTYLE DISEASES.

Treatment and Prevention. 1. Lifestyle measures. Low fat and sodium salt consumption. Getting at least 30 min for moderate exercise daily. Quit smoking. Limit alcohol Intake. 2. Medication. These are drug prescribed to you by the doctor to control the disease. 3. Medical Procedure or Surgery. 4. Lifestyle and home remedies. Heart diseases can be… Read More TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF LIFESTYLE DISEASES.

PEOPLE AT HIGH RISK OF NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Non communicable diseases mostly affect persons between the age of 30-69 years. Which is the most productive age.. This has become an universal problem that has gone way beyond just affecting the economy of our nation (Kenya). Recently WHO predicted that by 2030..Non-communicable Diseases will be world’s biggest killer.. It recommends, a serious action be… Read More PEOPLE AT HIGH RISK OF NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BY FREDIE…THE DOCTOR

These are diseases referred to as “lifestyle diseases“. They are mainly caused by the kind of life we live. Mainly : Alcoholism Drug and substance abuse Smoking abuse as well as… Lack of physical activities. Did you know that… Non-communicable Diseases (N.C.Ds) such as; Cardiovascular diseases, Cancers, Chronic respiratory diseases and Diabetes are the world… Read More NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES BY FREDIE…THE DOCTOR

LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO MANAGE AND PREVENT HEART DISEASES.

Lifestyle changes to manage and prevent Heart diseases. 1. Stop smoking. 2. Control you blood pressure. 3. Regularly check cholesterol levels. 4. Diabetes to be kept under control. 5. Have regular moderate exercise. 6. Eat healthy foods. 7. Maintain a healthy body weight. 8. Manage stress. 9. Deal with depression. 10. Practice good hygiene. 11.… Read More LIFESTYLE CHANGES TO MANAGE AND PREVENT HEART DISEASES.

COMMON LIFESTYLE DISEASES AFFECTING PEOPLE.

Some of the common lifestyle diseases are: 1. Obesity. 2. Arteriosclerosis 3. Cirrhosis of liver. 4.Cancer. 5. Type 2 diabetes. 6. Nephritis. 7. Stroke. 8. COPD-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases. 9. Hypertension / High blood pressure. 10. Outer ear infections. (Swimmers ear) Doctor Fredrick Gitonga will be discussing all these diseases one by one. The causes,… Read More COMMON LIFESTYLE DISEASES AFFECTING PEOPLE.