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 ...
07:18 22nd October 2017 | Proper Medication
Medications Medicines Pharmaceutical Drugs Brand-Name Medications Generic Medications Pharmacological Effects
The following words are interchangeable: medications, medicines and pharmaceutical drugs. The purpose of medication is to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent a disease or condition.
There are brand-name medications and generic medications. Medications can also be classified according to:Mode of actionTherapeutic effectsRoute of administrationChemical characteristicsBiological system or organ affectedLevel of control: over-the-counter versus prescr...
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