• More Nigerians risk heart diseases over recession – Cardiologist

    More Nigerians risk heart diseases over recession – Cardiologist

    More Nigerians are now at risk of hypertension and other heart diseases, the Nigerian Cancer Society has alerted.

    Chief Consultant Cardiologist at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Tochukwu Uwaezuoke, described the economic hardship as a stressful condition, which is likely to prompt heart diseases and risk factors like hypertension.

    β€œIn addition, it makes it harder for a person who either has heart disease or a predisposing condition to access healthcare especially as healthcare costs are borne out-of-pocket and there are many competing […]