The Enugu South Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer, Juliet Ogoh, said the idea was to ensure that every resident in the area was tested to ascertain their status.
NAFDAC’s coordinator in Bauchi Zone, Josephine Dalym, said at the exercise that products destroyed were confiscated from the six states in the North-East geo-political zone.
Oyapero, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos, said such complications during pregnancy could affect the mothers and their babies.
A medical doctor, Adekunle Adedeji, on Thursday warned that excess consumption of tobacco, alcohol, sugar, salt and sauce could increase blood pressure, a condition known as hypertension.
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
Janet Anthony, a dietician with a private hospital in Abuja, gave the advice while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.
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
The consultant, who described the skin as the eye of the body, also noted that poor hygiene, malnutrition, HIV infection were among some factors responsible for some skin disorders
Nwachukwu told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday that caffeine could cause an increase in adrenaline, which elevates the blood pressure
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He said: “High blood pressure forces the heart to work harder, which wears out the heart and damages the blood vessels
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
The World Hypertension Day is commemorated on May 17 every year.
The theme for the 2013 event is: “Healthy Heart Beat – Healthy Blood Pressure