Read more +18 April 2019 By Beyond Borders in Health and Safety

Do you really need regular health check-up?

Regular health check-up is crucial for your general health, as it offers you a thorough overview of your overall health. The aim of a health check is to help find, prevent or lessen the effect of disease. Many factors, such as your age, health, family history and lifestyle choices, impact on how often you need
Read more +16 April 2019 By Beyond Borders in Infectious Disease

What you have been overlooking about cholera

Cholera is an infectious bacterial disease usually spread through water or food sources that have been contaminated by faeces from a person infected with cholera. When a person consumes the contaminated food or water, the bacteria release a toxin (that multiplies rapidly) in the small intestines that produces severe diarrhoea. The incubation period (time of
Read more +15 April 2019 By Beyond Borders in HEALTH

5 causes of heartburn

Heartburn happens when your stomach acid flows back into your esophagus, or food pipe. Many foods can cause heartburn by relaxing the lower esophageal sphincter, a ring-like muscle that acts as a barrier between the esophagus and stomach. Symptoms The usual symptom of heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest that usually occurs after

  • 5 things to consider before going for medical treatment abroad

    Medical treatment abroad, or more familiarly known – medical travel, is a global and rapidly growing trend. Medical travel refers to the process of a person travelling to a country other than their own to obtain medical treatment. Medical tourists are usually looking for specialized and affordable healthcare and other relevant benefits. Whatever your reasons for travelling...

    April 10, 2019
  • 7 Reasons why Kenyans are travelling for treatment in India

    Each year, thousands of Kenyans  travel  to India in search of quality, specialized and affordable medical treatment. This process referred to as  medical travel, medical tourism  or health tourism, is an increasingly popular medical treatment option for people across Kenya as well as other countries throughout the world. Treatment sought by Kenyans in India include;...

    April 5, 2019
  • Experience seamless medical travel

    At Beyond Borders Medtours, our mission is to connect patients to quality, specialized and timely medical care. For many patients, finding the right hospital, doctor and proper care can be overwhelming, that is where we come in to make this process simple and seamless. Built on compassion, integrity and efficiency, we have risen to become...

    April 4, 2019
  • 4 chronic diseases that killed famous people in 2018

    Chronic diseases are diseases that persists for a long time and may not have a cure. Chronic diseases also tend to get worse with time although some can be immediately life-threatening, such as heart disease and stroke. Below are some notable personalities who died of chronic diseases in 2018 1. Hugh Masekela: Prostate Cancer The...

    January 16, 2019