An alarming statistic in Nigeria reveals that approximately one-third of the adult population is living with hypertension.
Recent data indicates that over 76.2 million Nigerians are affected by hypertension, and this number is expected to rise in the future.
The findings reveal only half of the people are aware of their condition.
However, experts emphasize that the prevalence of hypertension can be significantly reduced through the adoption of healthy lifestyles.
This critical issue took centre stage at a Symposium held over the weekend in commemoration of World Hypertension Day.
WADR’s Usman Umar in Abuja with more details.