The Country Director of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Dr Michael Ojo, says many women in Nigeria are overweight and obese or hypertensive.
Adeniji, who works with the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos.
Onadeko made this disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Ibadan on the occasion to commemorate the 2017 World Hypertension Day
Omotoso, a Professor of Medicine, made the remark in Ilorin while delivering a lecture at the end of the year get-together of the Association of University Professional Secretaries of the University of Ilorin
According to him, every human being is bound to develop hypertension in life, but sticking to regular exercise, water therapy and other positive lifestyles can delay the early manifestation of hypertension
“Once people attain that age (40 years and above) they make a mistake of believing that they are indispensable; you must create time for recreation, exercise and then watch your diet
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She said: "We have witnessed a new trend in diseases outbreak in the state, especially in the last two years, due to the current security challenges
She, however, advised hypertensive patients to check their blood pressure once in two weeks or once a month, depending on the individual