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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy clinic now open in Galway

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A state of the art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Clinic has opened on Merchant Road in the city offering therapeutic and healing treatment to the people of Galway and beyond.

Eight out of 10 trust their gut - but few look after it

When it comes to important decisions, eight in 10 of us trust out gut, but very few care to look after it.

Coughs and chest infections

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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.

Some tips for avoiding January sniffles

Cara Cunningham, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Treat sinus problems with traditional Chinese medicine

Sinusitis or sinus infection is inflammation of the air cavities within the passages of the nasal cavity. Tiny holes that connect your nasal passages to your sinuses get blocked. It can be caused by a number of factors including colds and flu viruses, infection, polyps, allergies, and irritants. If your sinuses cannot drain properly it causes inflammation and swelling around the nasal area. This can directly affect your breathing, cause pain, irritation, and headaches and affect your day to day living.

Up to 60 operations cancelled weekly at Merlin Park Hospital in wake of leaks

Up to 60 elective orthopaedic operations are being cancelled each week at Merlin Park Hospital following the detection of a significant leak last month in a flat roof housing the hospital's two orthopaedic theatres.

Majority of infections are spread by hands

Recent research shows that 80 per cent of all infections are spread by hands.

Talk to your GP or pharmacist about avoiding pneumo this winter

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More than 500,000 people aged 65 and older in Ireland are at risk of getting pneumococcal disease, or pneumo, this winter.

Eliminate colds and flu with Care Cure Acupuncture

Winter is here – bringing with it stuffy colds, coughs, chest infections, sore throats, and energy draining flus. The good news is that by treating yourself to acupuncture treatments and healthy doses of Chinese herbal medicines you can prevent or eliminate these annoying symptoms and maintain a fit, active, lifestyle.

Are you looking for care work but need a QQI qualification?

The healthcare sector in Ireland has witnessed significant changes in the past 10 years, increased regulation now means carers and healthcare workers are required to obtain FETAC/QQI accredited courses to work in the care sector. HealthSET is an accredited healthcare training company in Galway and Ennis, run by nurses, which specialises in a range of QQI Level 5 healthcare courses.

 

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