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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.
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.
As it announces free Heart Health Checks for over 65s, Croi advises the following: "The key to healthy ageing is a healthy heart. Understandably, aging naturally causes changes in the heart and blood vessels and these age-related changes often increase your risk of heart disease or stroke.
Supermacs Fun day Fundraiser in aid of Regina’s Fight For Life
Taking Control of Heart Disease is the title of a free public talk being give at the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa at 6.30pm on Monday.
The Saolta University Health Care Group in consultation with the RCSI will host a cardiac surgery study day at the Medtronic Customer Innovation Centre in Galway on Friday, November 24.
Did you know that 27 people die of heart attack in Ireland every day?
A special information meeting for people living with an implantable cardiovertor defibrillator will take place in Galway on Saturday September 3.
Vitamin B3, or niacin, is an essential vitamin that the body uses to convert carbohydrates into energy. Niacin also processes fat in the body, lowers cholesterol levels, and regulates blood sugar levels. Pharmacist Eamonn Brady from Whelehans Pharmacy explains that good food sources of niacin include brown rice, wholemeal bread, and bran. Other sources include lean chicken, veal, bacon, fish, liver, yeast extract (such as Marmite), peanuts, and sundried tomatoes.
At long last there is a heart screening device that is non-invasive and has EU, FDA, CE, and MDD approval. The BPro device will detect the condition of your arteries, ie if you have hardening of the arteries; your blood pressure; your circulation; and your overall cardiovascular health. Being able to measure the blood pressure in the aorta which is closer to the heart and brain is important because this is where high blood pressure can cause damage.