Check Out The Top 20 Causes of Death! No.2 Will Shock You

According to WHO, Nigerians have a life expectancy of 53 years for males and 56 for females which are attributed to several factors like.

This is going to be the fourth time I am talking about life expectancy for Nigerians on my blog and I hope you have read the other articles. 

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The chances of death in 1000 population is still surprisingly high and you and I both know that when you choose to neglect everyday health tips, that's when those chances get even higher.

Health tips like exercises and eating right, in fact just knowing what you are eating is good enough to lower those chances and keep you enjoying your life because you deserve to enjoy it.

A reputable website worldlifeexpectancy has also released the top 20 causes of death in Nigeria.

The site gathers its data from WHO, World Bank, UNESCO, CIA and individual country databases for global health and causes of death.

Surprisingly the 2nd highest cause of death in Nigeria is an STD. I hope this information gives us a hint on why we should take life more seriously, although not too serious.

Here are the Top 20 Causes of Death In Nigeria

1. Influenza and Pneumonia
3. Stroke
4. Coronary Heart Disease
5. Diarrhoeal diseases
6. Malaria
7. Diabetes Mellitus
8. Meningitis
9. Prostate Cancer
10. Liver Disease
11. Road Traffic Accidents
12. Malnutrition
13. Low Birth Weight
14. Maternal Conditions
15. Tuberculosis
16. Breast Cancer
17. Birth Trauma
18. Falls
19. Violence
20. Fires

Fortunately, the top 5 causes of death are the ones that are easily preventable, all you have to do is be aware and make certain changes to your lifestyle and you will live your life like they never existed.

You will also be surprised that No. 3, 4, 9, 10, 16 are even linked to your weight and body fat. Hope that gives you one more reason to exercise.

Stay Healthy, Stay Wise

I remain your favorite health blogger, Paul Samuel FitnessDoctor

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