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Say no to hay fever

The hay fever season arrived with a vengeance this summer. Many people in Ireland suffer from hay fever without knowing it. People often think that they have a cold which will not go away, but in actual fact they have hay fever. Common questions asked at Evergreen are: “What is hay fever?” “What causes it?” and “What is the difference between hay fever and a viral infection like a cold or flu?”

World MS Day events to raise awareness

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland is pleased to announce that World MS Day 2018 will take place on Wednesday, May 30 to raise awareness and support people living with MS in County Westmeath.

Mayo restaurants participate in life-saving allergic reaction training

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Mayo restaurants have participated in life-saving allergic reaction training in recent weeks, the training was run by Mayo-based training company Allergy Lifestyle.

The air in your home may be putting your health at risk

A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms.

Why am I so tired?

Most of us have suffered from colds, flus, painful conditions, injuries, etc, at some point, which keep us awake at night or disrupt our sleep, which can result in feeling tired the next day, but at least in those cases we know the reason. Some people are suffering from constant tiredness, lack of energy, and fatigue, and they do not know why. If you think you are one of these people, talk to your GP.

Control the itch-scratch cycle

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Atopic dermatitis – also known as atopic eczema – is a chronic skin disease that affects the skin on the face and body of babies, children, and adults.

What you need to know about coeliac disease

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If you have recently been diagnosed with coeliac disease, it can be a daunting experience.

Keeping your immune system healthy

Coughing, sneezing, and moaning... does that sound like anyone around you these days? Not forgetting sore throats, chest infections, bunged up heads, and stuffy noses. OK, so just about everyone and their cat is sick at the moment. Besides increasing our vitamin C, is there anything else we can do about it? Thankfully, yes! With good nutrition and by choosing the right foods at the right time, we can speed up the recovery from infection and better yet, prevent recurrence next year.

FSAI launches allergen tool for food businesses

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A new, online and mobile compatible tool has been developed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland to assist Ireland’s 22,000 food service businesses identify and manage allergens in the food they serve. 

Six ways to beat seasonal sniffles

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1. Know your enemy.

 

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