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Media Personality Joey Muthengi Opens Up On Suffering From A Chronic Infection

Famous Kenyan media personality-cum-actress Joey Muthengi is currently not at the right state of health like she would have liked to be, even though she is doing her best to heal quickly and try to get back to what she loves doing.

Photo: Joey Muthengi

Infact the former Citizen TV and Capital FM presenter has been bedridden for several days now, and this is due to the Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection that she unfortunately got diagnosed with less than a week ago.

This was revealed by the sassy former '10 over 10' show host who took to her twitter account earlier today, to give her 133K followers an update on her health.

As per her post it was clear that Joey Muthengi was slowly getting better due to the medications that she has been taking.

" If you've ever had H. pylori you know it's no joke. Been bedridden for days but today I woke up able to walk normally with minimal pain. Still on heavy medication but atleast I'm starting to feel like myself again. God is good." She penned.

The good news also elicited positive reactions from her followers who wished her speedy recovery. Below are some of their comments;-

The Helicobacter pylori infection normally occurs when H. pylori bacteria affects the lining of the stomach.

It releases enzyme urease which neutralizes the acids in stomach leaving the walls vulnerable to attacks by digestive juices, and this can lead to formation of ulcers.

Some signs and symptoms of the infection may include abdominal pain that gets worse when stomach is empty, bloating, burping, nausea, redness and swelling of the stomach lining (gastritis) and loss of appetite among others.

Treatment normally involves taking of antibiotics (medicines which work by killing the bacteria or preventing them from spreading to other parts in the body) as advised by the doctor.

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