How I almost died due to High Blood Pressure, Actor Emeka Okoye reveals

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Nollywood actor, Emeka Okoye, has revealed how he almost died due to High Blood Pressure months ago.

While mourning his colleague, David Osagie, he pleaded with his colleagues to have regular medical check-ups especially with the kind of work they are exposed to.

He said he was urged to visit the hospital months ago and he discovered that his Blood Pressure (BP) was high and he could have died.

Emeka said he had to receive treatments immediately to save his life. He added tributes for his dear colleague.

He said, “Not Again Death. Why Mr David Osagie? This is an eye opener for me and for all Actors to take care and monitor their blood pressure and body in general.

“I remember early this year, I would have been old story, if not for my Good colleagues friends who had to force me to go check my BP which was over when check. I had to take bed rest. For a while. Our acting work demands so much from our body.

“The gesticulations we make while acting is energy loose from the body. Biko if we work too much. Make we still find time to rest small. Biko.

“I know it’s not easy for us all. But it is Good to be alive and celebrate life. Than to be gone and forgotten like others have been. Rest In Peace sir. NOLLYWOOD mourns.”


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