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Mayo native Tomás Guiry this week presented staff at the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) with a cheque for €13,805.66. The Foxford local ran 52 individual 5km races in 2017 to raise the much needed funds for the charity. Mr Guiry chose to undertake this mammoth challenge as his aunt Breda Cherakai sadly passed away from motor neurone disease.
Have you ever wondered why we are so sick, tired, unmotivated, and fat? Well, there is a range of big hormone imbalances that are very common that severely limit energy, immunity, mental health, weight loss, and accelerate ageing. It is vital that you pay attention to these, so that you avoid becoming a real health mess in a few years' time, and to get real value out of your life. Here are three of the most common and limiting hormone imbalances that you could have, even if you were told your blood test was normal.
As it is January there are a lot of visitors to Evergreen Eyre Square who are suffering with coughs and chest infections. Unfortunately, a cough or chest infection is part of the winter for many, and some vulnerable people may find it hard to recover.
This time of year many of us make positive lifestyle changes, quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news, as more than 5,200 lives are lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ire land. But many people soon begin to find it hard and abandon their efforts. The highly addictive nature of nicotine is due to its effect on adrenal hormones, blood sugar, and brain chemistry. The good news is there are simple dietary changes that support the body and mind and reduce the unwanted cravings and side-effects.
Ireland is trailing behind its European neighbours in the treatment of a progressive lung disease, a leading charity has warned.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition characterised by raised patches of red and scaly skin.
Sports clubs, coaches and athletes in Westmeath and beyond are invited to take part in a competition supported by fruit importers Fyffes, for which prizes of a one year opportunity to use performance monitoring software devised by Dundalk-based specialists, Metrifit, are offered.
Chronic stress can lead to many diseases some with very serious consequences such as depression, addiction, anger, insomnia, and other stress related disorders such as allergies, irritable bowel, ulcers, arthritis, anxiety, acne, eczema, heartburn, infertility, impotence, migraine, neck and back pain, night terrors, and psoriasis, to name a few.
Out they came in their thousands, in a weekend that saw fifty thousand shades of maroon on every street in the city and county.
The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.