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Is stress making you put on weight? Do you think your hormones are out of kilter? Do you feel you need to get a grip on your life? Help and advice is coming to Galway.

Is your thyroid killing your weight loss and energy?

Nothing affects your health and weight loss like low thyroid function. It drastically limits your energy and ages you well beyond your years. It can mean you are operating at 50 per cent of normal power – mentally and physically.

Galway experts provide free advice on diabetes self management

The diabetes team in Galway University Hospitals together with Diabetes Care West charity and Croí are hosting a free information evening and workshop in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre, Galway, on Thursday February 13 for people with type 1 diabetes.

Is your thyroid killing your weight loss and energy?

Nothing can affect your energy, health, and weight loss like low thyroid function. It can mean you are operating at 66 or 50 per cent of your normal power - mentally and physically!

How stress affects our body

Acute stress is a response to imminent danger, it turbocharges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system. Chronic stress is caused by constant emotional pressure. It produces hormones that weaken the immune system and damage bones. The stress response begins in the brain, when a threat is detected a number of structures including the hypothalamus, amygdala, and pituitary gland go on alert, they exchange information with each other and then send signalling hormones and nerve impulses to the rest of the body, to prepare for the flight. The body then unleashes a flood of hormones. It is essential that stress related symptoms are confronted in the proper manner to avoid disease setting in.

Learn how to beat stress

People can learn how to control stress at free weekly classes being given by the HSE West in the city.

How stress affects our body

Acute stress is a response to imminent danger, it turbocharges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system. Chronic stress is caused by constant emotional pressure. It produces hormones that weaken the immune system and damage bones. The stress response begins in the brain, when a threat is detected a number of structures including the hypothalamus, amygdala, and pituitary gland, go on alert, they exchange information with each other and then send signalling hormones and nerve impulses to the rest of the body, to prepare for the flight. The body then unleashes a flood of hormones. It is essential that stress related symptoms are confronted in the proper manner to avoid disease setting in.

Diabetes advocacy group tells HSE to fill key specialist post

A diabetes advocacy group is urging the HSE West to urgently fill a key specialist diabetes nursing post in the Galway-Roscommon health area.

Is your thyroid killing your weight loss?

Nothing can affect your energy, health, and weight loss like low thyroid function. It can mean you are operating at 66 or 50 per cent of your normal power - mentally and physically!

Diabetes information event

“There is an urgent need for women to learn more about the risks to their health from diabetes,” says local heart and stroke charity Croí. Young women who are planning a pregnancy and who currently have diabetes need to take special steps to protect their health and that of their baby. Equally as many as 12 per cent of pregnant women develop gestational diabetes, which if not managed, can have adverse effects on the health of both the mother and the baby.

 

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