(VIDEO) High Blood Pressure Kills 17 Million People Globally Each Year- GHS1 min read
Statistics show that 17 million people are killed by hypertension globally in relation to non-communicable diseases, Health Promotion Officer at the Ghana Health Services, Felix Frimpong has revealed.
Mr Frimpong said hypertension is a worry for the whole world.
In an interview on the topic: Hypertension – The Silent Killer on the Ama Ghana Show on Time FM in Kumasi, he bemoaned that hypertension is now a lifestyle disease.
He revealed that lack of exercise and bad eating habits are major causes of high blood pressure.
The Health Promotion Officer urged the public to prioritise their health.
Nana Owusu Achiaw