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Harmful alcohol use

Any amount of alcohol use is currently considered harmful: Alcohol causes over 5 million deaths worldwide through injuries, cancer, liver disease among others. Alcohol is also responsible for contributing to over 200 diseases including heart disease, cancer, and high blood pressure. Drinks such as bottled beer, wines and spirits; and local brew such as chang’aa, busaa, and muratina all contain alcohol. In Kenya 30% of people use alcohol mostly youth In addition to poor physical health, alcohol use contributes to:

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Bipolar Disorders

10 Things you should know about anti-depressants?

There are many types. One size doesn’t fit all and choice is made by the clinician based on one’s symptoms e.g. some are preferred when one has sleep problems; availability in the country of residence, age of the patient, other medical conditions, other medication being taken among other factors. Antidepressant effects take about 2-3weeks to be felt. Do not expect to pop a pill today and feel great tomorrow. Patience is key. You should be consistent with your antidepressant intake. Try to fix

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