Oral Health

Oral health is a key indicator of overall health, well being and quality of life. WHO defines oral health as “a state of being free from chronic mouth and facial pain, oral and throat cancer, oral infection and sores, periodontal (gum) disease, tooth decay, tooth loss, and other diseases and disorders that limit an individual’s […]

9 Ways To Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s important to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. This involves getting the right oral care products, as well as being mindful of your daily habits. Here are Do’s […]

Mental Health

Anger itself isn’t considered a disorder, but anger is a known symptom of several mental health conditions including schizophrenia, antisocial or borderline personality disorder, ADHD, conduct disorder or substance intoxication. Intermittent Explosive Disorder(IED) is an impulse control disorder that manifests as discrete episodes of losing control of aggressive impulses; these episodes can result in serious […]

Healthy Eating

Did you know that healthy eating can significantly reduce your chances of developing heart disease and cancer? A proper diet can improve all aspects of life, from brain function to physical performance. Food affects all your cells and organs. It would help if you aimed to consume whole foods at least 80-90% of the time. […]

Coronavirus Preventive Measures

In a quest to make sure you and your loved ones stay safe, we have compiled several preventive measures that you should adhere to keep Coronavirus at bay. Coronavirus and preventative measures The first suspected coronavirus case has been reported in Kenya, following a student from China being admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital with flu-like symptom. […]

Pregnancy Do’s

Pregnancy is precious, a blessing no less. How you take care of yourself when expectant can make a substantial positive difference in baby’s development. Be conscious enough and track the difference.   Take care of your mental health Entertain positive thoughts, keep positive company, and monitor your mood swings. Be intentional enough not to allow […]

What To Expect On Your First Antenatal Visit

If you found out you are pregnant today, would you know what to expect on your first antenatal visit? At MedLux International Hospital, we care about your expectations. In this article, we take you through what to expect on your first antenatal clinic. Your first antenatal visit is both a time of celebration and trepidation. […]

Hand Hygiene

If it takes you a minute to think if your hands are clean, take a minute and clean them! – Dr Nkatha Gitonga   Did you know that hand hygiene is the primary measure to prevent infections? Effective cleaning of hands takes about 20- 30 seconds   This article aims to sensitize our communities that […]

What’s all the fuss about Movember?

Movember is a month long event, held in November during which men across the world grow out their facial hair with a view to raising awareness regarding prostate cancer. During this time, men are encouraged to openly discuss matters to do with men’s health and general wellness. It is hoped that by talking, the stigma […]