18:21 26th March 2018 | Heart Failure
Hypertension Dr. Okechukwu Ogah Heart Expert Consultant Cardiologist UCH Ibadan Heart Failure Heart Muscle Chronic Disease Blood Clots Medications Illness Lung Conditions Irregular HeartBeat ChestPain Severe Weakness Fainting Healthy Diet Exercise Salt Intake LifeStyle Improvement Exercising Check-Up Cholesterol High Blood Pressure
Heart failure, a growing global problem, has serious consequences in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In Nigeria, 45% of patients die from heart failure caused by untreated, abnormally high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.
Dr Okechukwu Ogah is a heart expert and consultant cardiologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. After revealing the above statistic from a heart failure survey he added that the “average age of a heart failure ...
12:18 7th January 2018 | Medical Check-Up
First off, we want to wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! Secondly, we want you to know we are always ready to offer exceptional preventative- and primary care as well as assisted reproductive care that adheres to international standards.
Medicentre wants to continue to help you make the right lifestyle choices for a healthier, happier and longer life. Quality of life can improve significantly once you achieve (and put in the eff...
16:58 9th December 2017 | General Check-Up
Your car might have had its pre-trip inspection, but what about your body? Before you embark on your trip this festive season, you should book a general check-up and make sure your vaccinations are up to date. If you do not, you could be putting your life at risk. You may even need extra screenings and examinations.
Although mass travel has made so many things possible for so many people, it has also contributed to the spread of threatening epi...
21:21 9th December 2017 | Pre-Pregancy Service
Planning to get pregnant and falling pregnant are two different things. Sometimes miracles happen and babies are born without complications or medical assistance to conceive. However, when you start planning for pregnancy there are a few essential steps you can take to make the journey easier and safer for you and your future baby.
Bridge Clinic Medicentre now offers Fit-for-Pregnancy – a pre-pregnancy service ideal for the following individual...
15:18 9th December 2017 | OverIndulge
Almost everybody looks forward to December and January holidays. These are usually times that call for spending quality time with loved ones, celebrating and lots of feasting – often all at once. Depending on traditions, religion and culture, an abundance of incredible dishes and sometimes alcoholic drinks may both be available for consumption. Long periods of resting and relaxation are also common.
Festive Season Struggles
Living a balanced lif...
12:09 26th March 2017 | Fertility Check-Up
Physical Check-Up Good Physical Health Fertility Mental Health Medical Screening Kids Evaluation Know Your Numbers Vital Health Health Statistics Accurate Test Results Quality Diagnostic Services PathCare Laboratories International Standards ISO Certification Synlab Nigeria Primary Care FertilitySure Assessment
Many of us delay going to the doctor, whether it’s time for a physical checkup or even if we feel a cold coming on. One reason could be that we’re scared; for others it could be about money. In Nigeria there can be many reasons – cultural, religious, political, economic or social – why people don’t get the basic healthcare they need. Maybe nobody is telling everyone how important it is. We want to change that. We also want to make it easy to f...
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