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How to avoid relapse of mental breakdown

Nairobi, Sept. 16 -- Q "My 54-year-old aunt was successfully treated for a mental breakdown two years ago though the doctor warned that we keep watch just in case of a relapse of the condition. What m... Read More


DR NJENGA: Upbringing will affect self-esteem in people

Nairobi, Sept. 2 -- Q "Is there a treatment for inferiority, and what causes it because I often feel looked down upon by some colleagues at work?" *** Your question seeks to better understand the or... Read More


DR NJENGA: Seek medical opinion on bipolar mood disorder

Nairobi, Aug. 26 -- Q "I have been on treatment for suspected depression for about four months now and my friends claim I have become hyper in my actions. Is this normal during such treatment?" *** ... Read More


DR NJENGA: Maternal depression link to child mental disorders

Nairobi, Aug. 19 -- Q "My child is now one-year-old and I have noticed her behaviour is not normal compared to the two elder siblings at this stage of development. Her reflex seems clumsy and a friend... Read More


DR NJENGA: Why people fall prey to exploitative churches

Nairobi, Aug. 12 -- Q "I recently separated from my boyfriend whom I believe has extreme attachment to religion. He constantly spent his time on church matters and barely set aside some moment for me.... Read More


DR NJENGA: Timely and accurate data can reduce Covid stigma

Nairobi, Aug. 5 -- Q. "I run a small firm that specialises in community outreach in education. With the partial re-opening of the economy, we intend to resume operations in several upcountry locations... Read More


DR NJENGA: Watch out for mental disorder in pandemic

Nairobi, July 29 -- "It is my fourth straight month working from home ever since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. I feel mentally distressed; does this have anything to do with staying in-doors ... Read More


NJENGA: Overly active? It may be mental condition

Nairobi, July 15 -- What may be the underlying cause of boisterousness? I have a friend with this annoying habit. *** Just in case some reader may not be familiar with the word boisterous, it means,... Read More


How children end up living with parents in adulthood

Nairobi, July 8 -- What makes some adults reluctant to leave their parents' homes and begin living their own lives? Is this a sign of bad parenting? *** The book of Genesis 2:24 is as good a startin... Read More


DR NJENGA: Parkinson's disease signs and its management

Nairobi, July 1 -- Qn: "How can one limit the effects of Parkinson's disease? My grandfather has just been diagnosed with the condition." In 1817, an English physician by the name James Parkinson wro... Read More