Search Results for 'cardiovascular disease'

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Why free play is so important for children

Swapping the screen for the great outdoors has never been more important for children. But how much exercise do your children get?

Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, which means sticky shoulder, describes this condition accurately, it occurs in about five per cent of the population. More common in women than men, most women in the beginning of the condition may find it hard to reach the clasp of their brassiere or back pockets; it is worse at night and when lying on the affected side the pain can be excruciating and affect sleep.

Healthy heart — let’s talk about the fats

Are you aware that cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in Ireland? Statistics from the HSE show that cardiovascular disease accounts for 36 per cent of deaths in Ireland. Evergreen has more than 25 years’ experience in helping people reduce their risk of heart disease.

Get set for health in 2017

After all the excess of Christmas, the new year can be a good time to take stock of your lifestyle. Instead of cutting things out, why not think about what you can do more of to improve your health and wellbeing.

Healthy eating award for Athlone centre

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Athlone Community Training Centre was presented with the bronze award for healthy eating at the Irish Heart Foundation’s recent Healthy Eating and [email protected] Awards ceremony.

Aqua exercise for expectant mums

An exciting new health initiative, Bump Aqua, a specialised aquatic ante-natal exercise and education programme delivered by an aqua-natal exercise specialist and expert midwife, the first of its kind, is commencing in Galway.

The Big Heart Fight Night Galway is going to be another knockout event

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Ireland’s biggest ever white collar boxing event is set to take place on March 11 at the Black Box Theatre in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation. Thirty male and female boxers are currently coming to the end of a tough nine-week programme with Black Dragon Gym, which is preparing them for the big night.

Dyspraxia – one in every classroom but no recognition

Many parents have a child who exhibits traits of dyspraxia and yet have no idea that this disorder exists, or that it can be managed in the home with proper planning, management, and resources.

New exercise opportunity for the New Year

A new and exciting form of physical activity that is good for heart health has been brought to Galway by Croi in association with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI).

Ask your pharmacist to help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions

With many of us abandoning our new year’s resolutions almost as soon as we begin, pharmacists are reminding people that they are there to offer support to those who want to have a healthier lifestyle.

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