Health Blog

Heart Attack

Heart attack A heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of your heart muscle. Most heart attacks are caused by coronary heart disease.  A heart attack is life-threatening. If you think you or anyone else is having a heart attack, call 08022887777,08022883678, 08022887788 for an ambulance immediately( for Lagos resident) If you’re not sure, it’s still important
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TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEART

By making just a few small changes to our lives, we can all live longer, better, more heart-healthy lives It’s about saying to yourself, the people you care about and individuals all around the world, “what can I do right now to look after MY HEART… and YOUR HEART?” So this World Heart Day, it’s your opportunity to make a promise … a promise
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Visit your healthcare professional and ask for a few simple checks

Check your blood glucose levels High blood glucose (blood sugar) can be indicative of diabetes. CVD accounts for 60% of all deaths in people with diabetes so if it’s left undiagnosed and untreated it can put you at increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Check your blood pressure High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for CVD. It’s called the ‘silent
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Amara Kanu- Book signing

Hello! Nigerians and friends of Kanu Heart Foundation.  Here is the opportunity to see the Mother of Kanu Heart Foundation “Amara Kanu”- the wife of the founder of  KHF on her book signing in Abuja.  She authored a book titled “Healthy Living” which depicted how to stay healthy through exercise.  it’s going to be  a social gathering where you will have the opportunity to
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Eight tips for healthy eating

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is an important part of maintaining good health, and can help you feel your best. It doesn’t have to be difficult either. Just follow these eight diet tips to get started. The key to a healthy diet is to do the following: Eat the right number of calories for how active you are, so that you balance the energy you consume
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Heart Disease and Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Arrhythmia)

An irregular heartbeat is called an arrhythmia, which is not the same as an irregular heart rate. In fact, the two don’t necessarily occur together. A normal heart rate is 50 to 100 beats per minute. Arrhythmias can occur with a normal heart rate, or with heart rates that are slow or rapid. In the United States, more than 850,000 people are hospitalized for
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Heart Attacks and Heart Disease

What Happens During a Heart Attack? The heart muscle requires a constant supply of oxygen-rich blood to nourish it. The coronary arteries provide the heart with this critical blood supply. If you have coronary artery disease, those arteries become narrow and blood cannot flow as well as they should. Fatty matter, calcium, proteins, and inflammatory cells build up within the arteries to form plaques
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