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When your heart says go.... — What has been happening with heart attacks during Covid?

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One of the first things we all heard about the Coronavirus was how those with underlying heart conditions had the worst outcomes. In the early days, as Dr Tony Holohan announced the daily death rate, he would make a special mention of the number of deaths with ‘pre-existing’ medical conditions. This messaging, together with probably the strongest public health messages of all time to ‘stay at home’ has struck fear in the hearts and minds of those living with or caring for those with heart and related conditions.

Overcoming problematic prostate gland problems

The prostate is a small gland, about the size of a walnut and is situated just below the male bladder.

Safe a live and donate much needed blood today!

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service returns to the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone, from Tuesday, February 11 to Thursday, February 13, with donation sessions from 4.30pm to 8pm as members of the public being urged to give blood and help save lives.

Lead an active life this Christmas without incontinence worries

We all know the dreadful feeling of sneezing or coughing suddenly while having coffee with friends or while out shopping and how humiliating and embarrassing it is to be caught short and leak urine.

‘I am bloody, raw, nerves hanging out all over the place.’

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If Sylvia Plath was hoping for some kind of rapprochement between herself and her husband Ted Hughes during their brief stay with the late Richard Murphy at Cleggan, Co Galway, in September 1962, she was to be quickly disillusioned. In fact she would be abandoned, and plunged into despair. Yet following a visit to Coole Park, and Thoor Ballylee, Sylvia was to take away a spiritual connection with the poet WB Yeats, and a feeling of peace in the tragic build up to her suicide some five months later.

Exercise for your heart

Just like our other muscles, the heart needs to be exercised to work to its full potential. Being active is an important factor in maintaining cardiovascular wellbeing – it can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. Did you know that achieving the recommended physical activity targets can reduce your mortality by up to 50 per cent?

Skin Accumax available at Pauline Cawley Skin and Beauty Clinic

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Skin Accumax has a unique formula containing our ground-breaking and skin-perfecting ingredient DIM (a patented, highly active plant compound), as well as other complexion enhancing active ingredients.

Lead a fun and wholly active life without incontinence worries

Bearing the conscience of that dreadful feeling of sneezing or coughing suddenly while having coffee with friends or while out shopping and how humiliating and embarrassing it is to be caught short and leak urine. Imagine the awful feeling with an overwhelming urge to empty your bladder and not making it to the bathroom on time. Worse still is the fear of faecal incontinence. Help is available to give yourself back your freedom without that fear of leaks.

Lead a fun and wholly active life without incontinence worries

Bearing the conscience of that dreadful feeling of sneezing or coughing suddenly while having coffee with friends or while out shopping and how humiliating and embarrassing it is to be caught short and leak urine. Imagine the awful feeling with an overwhelming urge to empty your bladder and not making it to the bathroom on time. Worse still is the fear of faecal incontinence. Help is available to give yourself back your freedom without that fear of leaks.

Free blood pressure checks and public talk

Do you or someone you know have high blood pressure, or are you taking medication to manage blood pressure? If so, you are invited to a free blood pressure check and public talk by heart expert Dr Faisal Sharif on Wednesday, July 10, in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.

 

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