Journal of Family Medicine and Health Care

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hypertension Among Adults in Nagarjun Municipality of Kathamandu District

    Sailendra Thapa, Ridesh Pokharel, Durga Khadka Mishra, Rajan Bhusal

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 15-21
    Received: 19 June 2019
    Accepted: 10 July 2019
    Published: 23 July 2019
    Abstract: Hypertension plays a persistent role in the causation of coronary heart disease, stroke, and vascular problems. Many factors like dietary, behavioral, psychological, environmental, genetic, etc have a direct or indirect influence on hypertension. The available evidences shows a higher prevalence of hypertension in Nepal. The objective of this study... Show More
  • Alternative Feeding Techniques and Its Effect on Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy

    Nora Nabil Hussien, Doaa Omar Refaat, Noura Elshahat Arafa

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 22-27
    Received: 6 July 2019
    Accepted: 30 July 2019
    Published: 16 August 2019
    Abstract: Breastfeeding self-efficacy is the main part for the success of breastfeeding, achieved by the support from the family and from the community. Self-efficacy is the one’s belief in their capabilities, directly related to behavior, feeling, thoughts and motivation of the person. Successful experience increases mom’s self-efficacy, and leads to better... Show More