Hey Doc, of late I have been having terrible heartburn and it seems like those around me are also have the same. I think it gets worse after eating and when I lie down at night. I thought it would go away but it has persisted. What can I do about it?
Mrs Jane X
Sorry to hear you have not been well. Heart burn happens when acid flows the wrong way, from the stomach up...
The festive season is here with us, again. As is always the norm, many people travel upcountry to spend the holiday with their families. Still, others find time to sample the various tourist destinations that Kenya has to offer to the locals as well as foreigners. Most people travel during the festive season because it is the only time a number of companies close down and allow employees to take leave. Holiday seasons are...
Thank you for these nuggets. As usual, they are not only enlightening but also provide a moment for self-evaluation and reflection. Kindly do share on Diabetes. We have recently seen a surge in patients suffering from diabetes in their adult life. How do we prevent this? How do we manage and support so as not to get to a point where one requires dialysis.
Thank you XYZ for your request. This month...
Jack was a suave and flamboyant young man working for a local NGO in Nairobi. Although he was earning a six-figure salary, his employer did not have a pension scheme. Barely a year after retirement, Jack is now a pale shadow of his former self, having slipped into depression and binge drinking occasioned by a sudden lack of affluence which he previously enjoyed.
But Jack is not alone. Due to lack of proper planning for...
Despite a myriad of efforts being put in place to curb road carnage, the high number of casualties continues unabated. Data from the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) show that road fatalities have increased by 10 per cent this year compared to 2017. According to the latest statistics survey by the Authority, 2495 people had been killed by October 21 compared to 2,225 who died the same period last year. Pedestrians lead the...