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Goldie Harvey dies of Pulmonary Embolism

Nigerian Celebrity Goldie Harvey died of Intracerebral Hemorrhage from Hypertensive Heart Disease- Autopsy Report

The latest news update on the death of the late Nigerian Celebrity Musician, Goldie Harvey, is a published autopsy report carried out at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja. It revealed that Goldie died of Intracerebral Hemorrhage caused by Hypertensive heart disease. The autopsy result which was signed by Dr O.O Oyewole declared […]

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#HighBP: I like really ‘hate you’!

The Body’s stakeholders meeting against Hypertension! Meeting minute’s summary: ‘’Our profound dislike and disapproval of hypertension is no longer a hidden secret!’’. These are the very words of some body parts who are stakeholders in its internal health affairs as they protested against hypertension. On getting them to speak individually on the subject, each gave […]

Sphygmomanometer for measuring blood pressure

#MedicAwareness- How to measure Blood Pressure with a Sphygmomanometer

A Sphygmomanometer (pronounced like this sfig’-mo-ma-nom-e-ter; though often called Sphyg for short) is the name of the medical instrument used to measure blood pressure. This life saving instrument is definitely not just some unique doctor’s table décor so forgive its really long name which is a combination of two words: sphygmós (meaning pulse in the Greek […]

High Blood Pressure- Hypertension

Pre-eclampsia- Treatment, Childbirth options and Complications

Introduction to Pre-eclampsia How is Pre-eclampsia Treated? The treatment for pre-eclampsia is dependent on its severity and the gestational age of the foetus at the time of onset. If pre-eclampsia occurs towards the terminal end of pregnancy say around 37weeks, the treatment would be geared to stabilizing the mother’s blood pressure and delivery of the […]

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