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  1. Okra: 12 Reasons Every Nigerian Should Add This Superfood to Their Diet to Combat High Blood Pressure and Diabetes

    Nutrition Okra: 12 Reasons Every Nigerian Should Add This Superfood to Their Diet to Combat High Blood Pressure and Diabetes

    Photo by Sonika Agarwal on Unsplash SUMMARY: Discover why okra should be a staple in every Nigerian diet! This article highlights 12 compelling reasons to embrace okra, focusing on its numerous health benefits, particularly for managing high blood pressure and diabetes. Learn about its rich...
  2. Practical Strategies to Prevent Strokes in Nigeria

    Disease & Conditions Practical Strategies to Prevent Strokes in Nigeria

    Preventing a stroke is possible with the right lifestyle choices and medical management, which is especially important for those at higher risk due to conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes. This article provides practical tips to help reduce the risk of stroke, promoting a healthier...
  3. The silent killer - 5 subtle symptoms of high blood pressure

    Disease & Conditions The silent killer - 5 subtle symptoms of high blood pressure

    The "silent killer" - High blood pressure/hypertension typically doesn't cause noticeable symptoms. However, some subtle signs may indicate high blood pressure. It's important to note that these symptoms can vary from person to person, and other conditions can also cause them. If you suspect you...
  4. Prevalence of Hypertension in Nigeria: A Growing Concern

    Disease & Conditions Prevalence of Hypertension in Nigeria: A Growing Concern

    Hypertension (the silent killer), commonly known as high blood pressure, is a significant health issue affecting millions worldwide. Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is no exception to this global health concern. Hypertension has become increasingly prevalent in Nigeria due to a...
  5. 7 Practical Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure: A Guide for Nigerians

    Disease & Conditions 7 Practical Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure: A Guide for Nigerians

    Managing high blood pressure, or hypertension is crucial for overall health and well-being. It's important to note that these recommendations are general guidelines and not a substitute for professional medical advice. If you or someone you know has high blood pressure, it is essential to...
  6. Take Control: Preventing High Blood Pressure the Nigerian Way

    Disease & Conditions Take Control: Preventing High Blood Pressure the Nigerian Way

    Millions of people worldwide are affected by high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, a silent yet deadly condition. Nigeria is not exempt from this health issue, as hypertension is a major challenge affecting a significant portion of the population. However, there is good news -...
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    7 Practical Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure: A Guide for Nigerians

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    Prevalence of Hypertension in Nigeria: A Growing Concern

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    The silent killer - 5 subtle symptoms of high blood pressure

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    General Health 6 Myths About Hypertension or High Blood Pressure, Busted – News18

    https://www.news18.com/news/lifestyle/hypertension-high-blood-pressure-myths-myupchar-2846829.html
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    General Health Millions of us take drugs for high blood pressure – is it worth it? - New Scientist

    https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24632821-200-millions-of-us-take-drugs-for-high-blood-pressure-is-it-worth-it/
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    General Health Early Signs & Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women – Hunker

    The chance of heart disease is further heightened if a woman has any of the risk factors, including high blood pressure, obesity, depression, high cholesterol, extreme stress and diabetes. Women who smoke and have sedentary lifestyles are also possible candidates for heart diseases. ...
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    General Health Causes of Irregular Heartbeat & High Blood Pressure – LIVESTRONG.COM

    Irregular heartbeat may be felt in the form of heart palpitations. These palpitations make it feel as though the heart is pounding, racing, or even skipping beats. A person can also have an irregular heartbeat and not be aware of it... Read more via LIVESTRONG.COM https://ift.tt/2mK994W
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    General Health So You Went On A Sugar Bender—Here’s How to Get Your Blood Sugar Back to Normal – Greatist

    Sometimes the cause of a blood sugar spike is clear (“Yeah, I’ll have two more shots of tequila! Actually, just put it on my ice cream!”). But other times, the cause is a little more mysterious. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, losing sleep, skipping breakfast, not...
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    General Health 6 Natural Remedies for High Blood Pressure – Greatist

    I’ve never met anyone who thought: “Geez, I’d really love to take more prescription medication!” Approximately 29 percent of American adults have high blood pressure, which can have serious consequences. But even with education, many people do not take the medication as prescribed. Research...
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    Family Health Heart Disease is Top Cause of Death in Pregnancy – WebMD Health

    A major medical group has issued new guidance on detecting and treating the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new mothers in the United States.... Read more via WebMD Health https://wb.md/2LmMG9J
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    General Health Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says – Time

    Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood pressure, at least in the short term. “Our mind and our thoughts certainly are connected to our … Read...
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    General Health Repeat BP check to get it right – The Hindu – Health

    A minimum of 3 measurements in a clinic is recommended... ---- Read more via The Hindu – Health http://bit.ly/2KB9br9
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    General Health Eat These Foods to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally – Prevention

    Broccoli Cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, are high in all of the four magic compounds that help lower blood pressure—calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamin C. Studies have shown that diets high in cruciferous vegetables have led to lower levels of heart disease and longevity… Read...
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