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1-in-4 Nigerians at risk of High blood pressure- University of Edinburgh study


An exploration completed in Nigeria by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, England, uncovered that one in every four Nigerian is at danger of being diagnosed with hypertension.

High blood pressure- otherwise called hypertension – which can result in stroke, coronary illness and kidney malady, is twice as high in Nigeria contrasted and other East African nations and not many are mindful that they have the condition.

The study additionally uncovered that the figure will pointedly climb as more Nigerians keep on liing like westerners lives until exceptional measures are set up.

There were more than 20 million instances of hypertension in Nigeria in 2010, influencing one-in-three men and one-in-four ladies and analysts foresee an ascent in figure to 39 million cases by 2030.

Their discoveries have been distributed in the “Diary of Hypertension” and it is the first up-to-date across the country assessment demonstrating how hypertension influences Nigerians at a disturbing rate.

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