Weigh to go — Maura’s Slimming World members reunite and lose 76.5 stone in six weeks

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

A weight has been lifted for slimmers from Galway, Clarinbridge, and Gort as they are an incredible 1,029lb lighter since returning to their real-life Slimming World groups in June.

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Lose up to two stone in 10 weeks - get summer ready

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

With total focus on fixing your metabolism, System 10 can transform your weight loss, energy, sleep, health and much more. A good metabolism is the foundation of everything you are. A good metabolism gets you burning more fat every hour, 24 hours a day. Nothing can beat it for results. It is your weight loss master switch.

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‘No amount of urine leakage is normal and a 100 year old muscle can be trained’

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

At International Pelvic Physiotherapy Management (IPPM) a solution is provided for the one in three women who suffer from urinary incontinence.

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Pain relief at Crane Clinic

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

Acupuncture, which originated in China, is proven to be a very effective therapy for pain relief and is now used in many progressive hospitals in the USA, UK, Israel, and Australia. Specialised pain clinics also include acupuncture as part of their medical treatment protocol.

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Studying nutrition at CNM changed my life

Thu, Jul 08, 2021

I now have financial freedom and a flexible work schedule which is key for me as a single mum - I’m able to support myself financially and work around my family.

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Skin Herbalist Clinic scheduled for The Clayton Hotel Galway Saturday 17th July

Thu, Jul 08, 2021

IBS is a common digestive disorder that affects million of people worldwide. It is often considered to be an embarrassing problem because of the symptoms and there is no scientific cause or cure, although symptoms can usually be eased.

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Quality, pre-loved, sustainable fashion in the heart of Galway

Thu, Jul 01, 2021

Did you know Enable Ireland’s charity shop has moved? They are now located in the heart of the city at 3, Cross Street Lower, Galway. Their new shop is opposite The Corn Store, and near to Charlie Byrne’s Bookstore and the Dáil Bar.

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Pelvic floor muscle training for mothers with stress incontinence

Thu, Jul 01, 2021

Aoife Ni Eochaidh is a multi-award-winning chartered physiotherapist and clinical specialist in women’s health and pelvic physiotherapy. Her company is called International Pelvic Physiotherapy Management Ltd (IPPM). It provides a portfolio of services in the pelvic health space.

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Menopause — a new start in life

Thu, Jul 01, 2021

Menopause is not an illness, but a natural transition into ending the reproductive phase of a woman’s life. However, it is also a big change for many women with unwelcome signs and symptoms needing intervention. This gets much coverage in media, but there is less talk about how this can be an empowering stage of growth and independence for women where we come into our own, rethink and re-evaluate our lives emotionally, physically, and spiritually, asking, "What do I want? What do I need for my very own wellbeing and happiness now?"

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Everyone can learn to swim

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Every adult, teenager, and child should be able to swim. It is an essential survival skill. Under the expert care and tuition of Braemore Swimming Club even the most nervous pupil can learn to swim. The club teaches children from as young as three and has teachers in the water and at the poolside. You can learn to swim at any age. Adults of all ages learn to swim in these classes. The club's experienced instructors are practiced in helping pupils overcome their fear of water and helping pupils to progress to swimming the width of the pool unaided.

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Uphill and downhill running techniques

Thu, Jun 24, 2021

Nailing good form for ascending or descending hills can not only help you to run faster, it can also help to break your opponents and stave off injuries. Here’s how to master the techniques of uphill and downhill running.

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Low back pain and its cause

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Low back pain for many of us is somewhat of a middle age problem. Lots of sufferers begin to seek physio care in their thirties and forties and wonder how it all happened. Perhaps it was a sneeze, a long drive, or gardening in the yard that set the pain off. But you were always able to do these things before without so much as a chirp from your low back. And now things are different. Even job stress can add to back pain.

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Pharmacies partake in vaccine rollout

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

The next phase of the national Covid-19 vaccine rollout began this week with pharmacies across the country participating in the massive effort to administer the Covid-19 vaccines as quickly as possible.

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Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

Thu, Jun 10, 2021

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

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Meet Galway SISU doctor – Dr Alex Quinn

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Dr Alex Quinn graduated medicine from Semmelweis University in Budapest in Hungary and has worked in NCHD Mater Hospital as a general practitioner. Dr Quinn has always shown interest in aesthetic medicine, hence why the role of a lead doctor of SISU Galway was a natural progression of his career in aesthetic medicine.

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Your guide to interval training

Thu, Jun 03, 2021

Do you want to train yourself to run faster? Intervals are hard but these example sessions could be just what you need to run better times.

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Low back pain and subluxation

Thu, May 27, 2021

Subluxation means a vertebral joint of the spine is out of its normal position. It's the same as a sprain because the ligaments are stretched when this occurs. But how does a joint get out of its normal position? Usually, the culprit is some sort of trauma but not necessarily at the level of a high fall or a major car accident (although these trauma do cause problems).

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New digital courses in pelvic physiotherapy

Thu, May 27, 2021

Aoife Ni Eochaidh is a chartered physiotherapist and winner of the BPW and Irish Permanent Galway Young Business Woman of the Year Award. She is an experienced chartered physiotherapist who runs her private clinic from Suite 14, Bon Secours Consultant Clinic in Renmore, Galway. Ms Ni Eochaidh has announced new home pelvic routine courses, which are affordable digital learning courses for people worldwide with incontinence and pelvic conditions.

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Say I Do with bespoke floral arrangements from Flowers.ie!

Wed, May 26, 2021

Flowers are an essential element of every wedding, and the talented, passionate and experienced team at Flowers.ie will guide couples every step of the way, from bridal bouquets and ceremony flowers to centrepieces and reception decor.

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Be proactive about your mental health as Covid restrictions lift

Thu, May 20, 2021

As the covid-19 restrictions lift and our ‘new normal’ becomes more clear, we need to pay attention to our mental health. Leading Irish psychologists with Perspectives Ireland are advising the Irish public to be proactive about their mental health during the recovery phase of the pandemic.

With a combined 30 years of clinical experience under their belts, co-founders of Perspectives Ireland, Yvonne Barnes-Holmes and Ciara McEnteggart, suggest using this transition period to reflect upon what really matters in order to navigate the upcoming changes in a way that works for you.

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