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The prevalence of traditional herbal medicine use among hypertensives living in South African communities
BACKGROUND: In South Africa, over 6 million people are hypertensive and the burden of disease shows that cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death among adults. Although treatments exist, few people ...
Health-seeking behaviours of older black women living with non-communicable diseases in an urban township in South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Various studies have shown that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) especially diabetes and hypertension are prevalent among older women living in South African urban areas, placing a heavy burden on the healthcare ...