High blood pressure is on rise globally affecting more women than men in many developing countries. It is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and hospitalization in Nigeria-Africa. Kearney. P.M. (2012).
According to Aronow and Rysz (2011),the knowledge of the predisposing risk factor is vital in the modification of lifestyle behavior conducive and stress promotion to an optimal cardiovascular health abnormalities. Measuring and appropriately dissemination of the knowledge of the modifiable risk factors at an early age is an essential preventive educational approach. Strategies to achieve even a modest lowering of the level of blood pressure in the population of adults traders as specific target are therefore important public health goals.
The researchers has gone as far and discovered that Benue State as a whole has recorded much number of death as a result of hypertension with much more number of hypertensive patients. Report submitted by Josh and Okpe. (2012)
However, it is well known that the control of hypertension is inadequate in Nigeria and in many other countries. (Amaa. 2011). The main reasons for this inadequate blood pressure control include demographic characteristics, health believe and the presence of other chronic diseases, other reasons include lack of knowledge through educational intervention on treatment. Which can positively influence patients believe about medicine (Magadza,2009). (PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE)
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KNOWLEDGE OF STRESS INDUCED HYPERTENSION, PREVALENCE AND TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION AMONG TRADER'S IN OTUKPO METROPOLIS
1.1 ABSTRACT. High blood pressure is on rise globally affecting more women than men in many developing countries. It is the leading cause of mortality worldwide and hospitalization in Nigeria-Africa. Kearney. P.M. (2012). According to Aronow and Rysz (2011),the knowledge of the predisposing risk factor is vital in the modification of lifestyle... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Hypertension is a common, important and major global public health problem. It is the leading cause of mortality and the third largest cause of disability worldwide. In view of this background, this study has empirically examined the knowledge of hypertension among the staff of the Kaduna State University. To address the problem of study,... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT Hypertension is an important public health challenge at Auchi Nigeria. The purpose of this qualitative phenomenological survey was to determine hypertensive patients’ knowledge, perceptions, attitudes and life-style practices so as to optimize their health and treatment needs. We examined a cohort of 108 randomly selected hypertensive... Continue Reading
Abstract This research was carried out to assess the knowledge of hypertension and its risk factors in Maiduguri Metropolitan council, Northern eastern Nigeria. A descriptive survey study was used to evaluate hypertension knowledge and attitude in a mixed population of hypertensive and non-hypertensive victims. Participants were selected through... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT This research work examines the effects of some factors influencing Hypertension, and the data used was obtained from the case-hypertensive patients’ record at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (2007 - 2012). Basically, the target of this research are patients of infections/diseases (e. g. HIV/AIDS) that later developed... Continue Reading
The project show the telecommication services(MTN,AIRTEL,GLOBALCOM) most used by traders and the brands of hand set phones most use by people .The type of credit phone amounts most people buy to use to make calls and the likes. Shows the relationship between the level of trader's education and enlightments determine how they utilize telecom... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The negative consequences of cadmium and arsenite exploitation and exploration on the health status of exposed individuals cannot be over emphasized regardless of its heavy nature. Consumption of this... Continue Reading
In recent years, there has been profound interest in the role of oxidative stress in the precipitation of pre- diabetic condition (1) and there are reports of oxidative stress increasing in patients with diabetes mellitus (2). Oxidative stress results when reactive forms of oxygen are produced faster than they can be safely neutralized by the body... Continue Reading
ABSTRACT So far, mammographic screening is the only mode of detection that has been shown to reduce breast cancer mortality (Montazeri et al). Thus unless women are educated about mammography and mammographic screening, the goal of reducing breast cancer fatalities will remain out of reach. The aim of this study is to assess mammographic screening... Continue Reading