Non -Communicable Diseases 

Welcome to JSS2 Third Term!

We’ve had a remarkable journey from the First term to this moment. We are going to continue our journey into the world of Physical Health Education.

In today’s class, We will be discussing Non-Communicable Diseases. Enjoy the class!


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Non-communicable diseases are diseases that cannot be transmitted from one person to another. They are non-infectious health conditions and last for a long period of time. They have many causes but are never caused by germs, bacteria or other living things that can attack the body.

Causes of Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Physiological failure of the tissues:
  1. Rheumatism
  2. Heart attack
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Stroke
  5. Migraine
  6. Cataract
  7. Cancer
  • Chemical or atomic fallout:
  1. Snakebite
  2. Cough from smoke
  3. Stomach ulcer
  4. Allergies
  5. Asthma
  • Malnutrition or dietary imbalance:
  1. Marasmus
  2. Pellagra
  3. Anaemia
  4. Goitre
  5. Kwashiorkor
  6. Cirrhosis

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  • Congenital or hereditary problem:
  1. Hare’s lip
  2. Crossed eyes
  3. Epilepsy
  4. Retarded brain
  5. Birthmark and other deformities.
  • Brain damage or emotional disturbances:
  1. Paranoia
  2. Anxiety
  3. Neurosis
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Phobias
  6. Psychosis
  7. Hypochondria
Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases
  1. Regular exercises
  2. Avoiding unhealthy diets
  3. Avoiding harmful use of alcohol
  4. Avoid smoking
  5. Raising awareness about non-communicable diseases.

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We have come to the end of this class. We do hope you enjoyed the class?

Should you have any further question, feel free to ask in the comment section below and trust us to respond as soon as possible.

In our next class, we will be talking about Posture and Postural Defects. We are eager to meet you there.

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