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Physical fitness
General Health

Physical fitness

For your body to stay healthy, you need regular exercises. While exercising you need to consider every part of your body, from head to toe. Here are a few tips to look at when looking into your physical health. • Rest well: To have a well-functioning body you need to get enough rest. For most people seven to eight hours of sleep should be good. • Exercise regularly: Regular exercise will help to keep your body in good shape. It…
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Mental health
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Mental health

Mental Health is a key part of human existence. Your brain links billions of nerves cells to coordinate your thoughts, emotions, behavior, sensations, movements and everything else that goes on in your body... with this said, it is essential to keep your mental health in order. Here are some activities you can do to improve and maintain your mental health; Move: Take a walk, jog or run, movement stimulates your body & brain. Breath: Practice a healthy breathing pattern here…
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The importance of the annual medical checkup
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The importance of the annual medical checkup

What a better way to start the year than taking care of your health? We know some tropical diseases, especially malaria and tuberculosis, have long been a public health problem in Kenya. So, Mobile Health recommends you to have an annual medical checkup, this is a complete medical examination that allows you to know more about your health, prevent or reduce disease risk factors and early detect any condition, so that the treatment is more effective and the diagnosis more…
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Obesity in Kenya and the risk of cancer
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Obesity in Kenya and the risk of cancer

Obesity affects the whole population of the world and we Kenyans are not excluded from this problem. Even though in many parts of the world we are known to have high performance athletes, we also suffer from this health disorder that can become the cause of cancer. In Kenya, the Ministry of Health has said that a third of Kenya’s women are overweight or obese. The ministry noted that there was a shift in the trend of obesity from minors…
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Ebola vaccine advances
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Ebola vaccine advances

Ebola is a viral infectious disease that we all have heard of. It causes hemorrhagic fever and it´s the responsible for numerous deaths over the years in different parts of the world. Although we haven´t had a big outbreak of Ebola our neighbors have had it and for that reason it has concerned us over the years. Well, finally we have some good news! In recent days, numerous test had been executed with an experimental vaccine against Ebola that in…
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Drinking beer, good for the heart
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Drinking beer, good for the heart

We Kenya’s are the 3rd highest beer consumer in Africa. Actually, 43% of Kenya´s Alcohol beverage consumption comes from beer. And we have good news, studies confirm that moderate beer consumption is good for the heart. The United States Heart Association presented a Pennsylvania State University study that looked at cholesterol for 80,000 people and found that good cholesterol is higher in people who drink one beer every day than in those who don´t drink alcohol. Other investigation carried out…
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