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Survivor puts focus on stroke for World Stroke Day

As many as one in five people in Galway will have a stroke at some time in their lives. A stroke which is a ‘brain attack’ - is to the brain, what a heart attack is to the heart, says local heart & stroke charity Croi, ahead of World Stroke Day on Thursday October 29.

‘I ended up that afternoon in the resuscitation area of my own department’

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Three years ago I was working as an obese, fatigued, and run-down A&E nurse who had just become an emergency patient in her own department while at work. With a resting heart rate of nearly 200 beats per minute, high blood pressure, and atrial fibrillation diagnosis, things were not looking good at all. Holding down a very stressful and challenging career as well as studying herbal medicine, all while supporting a household of several young adults, had taken its toll.

GMIT postgrad researcher wins national Thesis in 3 final

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A postgrad researcher in GMIT’s Medical Technology Research Centre, GMedTech, has won the 2015 National Thesis in 3 final, held in the Sugar Club, Dublin, recently.

Thousands affected by irregular heartbeat unaware they are at risk of stroke

‘Find Atrial Fibrillation before a stroke finds you’ is the latest message from the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF).

Stroke claiming more women’s lives than breast cancer

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Women are being urged to be extra vigilant when it comes to stroke warning signs.

Croí launches campaign of major risk factor for stroke

The heart and stroke charity Croí is launching a campaign to raise public awareness of atrial fibrillation, a condition which is known to be one of the main causes of stroke, but which can be detected by means of a simple pulse check. Once diagnosed, more often than not, atrial fibrillation can be treated thus preventing a stroke or heart failure.

State of the art heart checks with Pulsewave Ireland

Pulsewave Ireland offers a new non-invasive heart check which utilises state of the art cardiovascular screening equipment called BPRO, which was developed by Dr Ting of Healthstats in Singapore.

Avail of a non-invasive heart check at Mayo clinics

Pulsewave Ireland offers a new non-invasive heart check which utilises state of the art cardiovascular screening equipment called Bpro developed by Dr Ting of Healthstats in Singapore.

 

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