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Clear signs that you need to deworm – Beauty and Health – Pulselive.co.ke

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When was the last time you dewormed? Despite knowing that we should deworm after every three months, very few people do that.

In most cases, it is the doctor who reminds you when you go for a checkup and they ask when you last dewormed. But what if you don’t get sick for a year or two?

Well, you can watch out for some signs on your body to determine whether you need to deworm. If you have any of these symptoms, it’s clear that your body is infested with worms and it’s time to deworm:

1. Worms in stool


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Deworm asap if you spot worms in stool (The Verge)

 

I know we hardly check our poop but we should. If you spot live worms in your poop, it means that the worms are so many in your system such that some of them are excreted together with the feces. In severe cases, you might also spot some whitish stuff which could be eggs or maggots that will soon mature into worms.

ALSO READ: Why sitting on the toilet for too long is dangerous for your health

2. Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite can result from other things but it could also signal the presence of worms in your body. The worms interfere with the digestive system leading to loss of appetite. Also, most worms secrete an acid into the lining of the stomach hence tampering with your appetite.

3. Rashes

When you have worms, you are likely to get reddish skin rashes that might also be itchy. The rashes occur as a result of chemical substances released by the worms into your body.

4. Itchy anus


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Adults too should deworm regularly (Wikipedia)

 

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This is not only uncomfortable but also embarrassing. If you have an itchy anus, deworm immediately to prevent further multiplication of the worms. When some worms are excreted through the feces, some may get trapped in the anus and continue thriving there making you feel itchy.

ALSO READ: 5 simple ways to treat itching eyes at home

5. Unexplained weight loss

If you are not trying to lose weight but you weigh less every time you step on the weighing scale, could be you have worms. You might just be eating enough but then the worms eat up some of the nutrients leaving your body with very little.

6. Hunger after eating

Since the worms depend on what you eat, don’t be surprised if you eat without getting full. Just visit the doctor or get some deworming tablets from the chemist.

ALSO READ: 5 reasons why you are always hungry



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200 homeless families seek Governments’ help to recover their land – KBC

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Hundreds of homeless families in Kinango Sub-county, Kwale County are appealing to the Government to help them repossess their land from a private developer.

The 200 families from Mwamdudu in Bonje area are accusing a private developer of colluding with top Government officials to grab their ancestral land.

Their houses were demolished with the residents saying they couldn’t salvage anything as the demolition caught them unprepared.

They condemned act saying it was inhumane and a violation of their human rights and access to justice.

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Mwamdudu secondary school, a dispensary and a children orphanage were also demolished.

Ramadhan Lewa Kalume a resident in the area dismissed claims that they had entered into a consent with the company associated with the private developer.

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 “I wish to insist that we were never consulted in the sale of the land to the private developer,” he pointed out.

The local resident allege that the demolition exercise was carried out by officers from the General Service Unit [GSU] and not regular police.

Ms. Salama Kenga, a single mother said they are spending nights in the cold with their children and appealed for Government’s intervention.

Mwanahamisi Ramadhan, a 24 years old mother of three said she only managed to rescue her three children including a one day child she had given birth to on the day the demolitions were conducted.

The distraught mother says she is surviving on handouts from well-wishers to feed her young family and is sleeping outside in the cold with her newborn baby.

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PwC lauds ease of Customs tax

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PwC has commended the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for lifting restrictions on warehousing of goods in Customs bonded warehouses, noting that the action will enhance the competitiveness of Kenya as a global and regional logistics hub.
PWC said the policy will also boost to businesses that utilise Customs bonded warehouses to store goods, defer payment of duties and are involved in regional trade. It however called for consistency in tax law.
“We expect that with Customs having lifted restrictions on warehousing of goods will help contribute to the State’s agenda of reviving the economy in light of the ravages of Covid-19, improve cash flow and stock management for businesses,” said Indirect Taxes Associate Director at PwC Kenya Maurice Mwaniki.
“We expect this will once again enhance the competitiveness of Kenya as a global and regional logistics hub and assist attract inward investment into Kenya.”

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Kenya: Court Cancels Former Rugby Player Alex Olaba’s Sh300,000 Bail

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Nairobi — A Nairobi Chief Magistrate’s Court has cancelled the Sh300,000 cash bail issued on former rugby player Alex Olaba, after the prosecution said he had committed an offense of conspiracy to murder while he was still face a change of gang rape.

Trial Magistrate Zainab Abdul said the accused committed the offense while he was out on bond and proceeded to threaten the complainant in the case.

Olaba will remain in custody until the two cases are heard and determined. He wull be back in court on June 3 for purposes of taking a hearing date.

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The former Kenya Sevens and Kenya Harlequins player was arrested last month by detectives for allegedly trying to hatch a plot to kill witnesses in the case.

At the same time, the Court has also barred the media from publishing images of the complainant and directed that the matter will be heard in camera.

Olaba was previously charged with Frank wanyama with an offense of gang rape in 2019. They had been found gulty and sentenced to 15 years in jail. They however appealed against the sentence and the same was quashed by the High Court on a technicality.

The duo was later arrested in 2020 and charged afresh

When the matter came up for mention in April 22nd the suspect mulamba did not appear virtually instead he told the court that he was away in Bungoma, but according to the investigating officer he lied to the court he was in Nairobi.

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