Bastion Health Sponsors “KASHIMAWO” Theatre Production, Upholding Commitment to Community Enrichment

Bastion Health Sponsors “KASHIMAWO” Theatre Production, Upholding Commitment to Community Enrichment

Bastion Health proudly sponsored the acclaimed theatre production “KASHIMAWO,” an initiative by the Duke of Shomolu Foundation. The play, which vividly portrays the remarkable life and legacy of Chief MKO Abiola, offered audiences an engaging and educational experience during the Easter holiday, highlighting a pivotal figure in Nigeria’s history. This sponsorship underscores Bastion Health’s unwavering…

What No One Tells You About Tuberculosis: Unveiling the Hidden Realities

What No One Tells You About Tuberculosis: Unveiling the Hidden Realities

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease deeply entrenched in human history, remaining one of the deadliest infectious diseases worldwide, yet there are numerous aspects of the disease that escape common knowledge. Beyond the basic understanding of its symptoms, here are some things that no one tells you about tuberculosis: 1. It is an ancient disease: The…

The Kidney’s Secret Language: Decoding the Signs of Kidney Health

The Kidney’s Secret Language: Decoding the Signs of Kidney Health

The Kidney’s Secret Language: Decoding the Signs of Kidney Health Remember when we were little, we’d be amazed to see someone petite holding their own? We’d affectionately refer to them as ‘Small but mighty.’ Yes, that’s the perfect description for the kidneys The kidneys, those small bean-shaped organs tucked away in our lower backs, carry…

World Obesity Day 2024

World Obesity Day 2024

Obesity is a multifaceted challenge, intricately woven with diverse factors that vary across individuals, countries, and cultures. Recognizing that a one-size-fits-all approach won’t suffice, especially in regions where awareness is lacking, World Obesity Day serves as a poignant reminder to initiate a broader conversation, reshape perspectives, and dispel misconceptions. Understanding Obesity: A Global Concern As…

Hypertension in pregnancy: lower your risk

Hypertension in pregnancy: lower your risk

Hypertension in pregnancy, also referred to as gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension, is a common condition that affects pregnant women. The most feared complication of hypertension in pregnancy is a condition called pre-eclampsia, which may cause deaths in both mother and baby.    Normal blood pressure is less than 120/80 millimeters of mercury (mmHg) and…

Pre-eclampsia, a Different Cause of High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia, a Different Cause of High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy in which high blood pressure occurs along with organ damage that manifests commonly as abnormal presence of protein in the urine. Preeclampsia presents anytime after 20 weeks of gestation  in women with previously normal blood pressure before pregnancy. Preeclampsia can progress to eclampsia, where high blood pressure causes convulsions….

High blood pressure medications does not increase risk of COVID-19

High blood pressure medications does not increase risk of COVID-19

A new study shows that common high blood pressure medications do not increase one’s risk of contracting COVID-19 or developing severe disease, contrary to what many medical experts have suggested. The study was launched in response to concerns raised by scientists that common blood pressure-lowering medications could increase the risk of COVID-19. The study found…