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Croí launches Healthy Ways Cookbook and Lifestyle Guide

Local heart and stroke charity Croí launched a new resource for people interested in improving their health and preventing heart disease, stroke and diabetes.

Just say NO to heart disease

NO is nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is vital to your body’s cardio wellbeing. Say NO to high blood pressure, increased risk of stroke, and increased risk of heart attack.

Croí announces partnership with Galway Food Festival

Croí, the west of Ireland heart and stroke charity, this week announced a health and lifestyle partnership with Galway Food Festival 2013.

Do you suffer from poor circulation?

Pharmacist Eamonn Brady from Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar explains that there is no specific condition called ‘poor circulation’. There are many different causes of poor circulation. Symptoms of these conditions vary from ‘cold hands’, pins and needles in hands and feet, numbness, varicose veins, leg cramps, a heavy feeling in the limbs, and swollen ankles, right up to very serious conditions such as leg ulcers, gangrene, kidney failure, and brain aneurisms.

Croi’s stroke centre to tackle the myths of sex after heart disease

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Concerns over the ability to have a healthy sex life after tackling heart disease will be one of the topics to be discussed next week when local heart and stroke charity Croí will host a series of free public talks, seminars, workshops and ‘walk-in risk factor screening and assessments.

Travellers encouraged to get checked as part of national heart health campaign

September is National Heart Month, and to mark the event the Irish Heart Foundation is holding a national blood pressure roadshow offering free blood pressure checks to community groups, the public, and Traveller organisations including the Galway Traveller Movement.

Do you suffer with circulation problems?

Did you know? We have 100,000 miles of blood vessels in a complex network throughout our body. Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system including diseases of arteries, veins, and lymph vessels, as well as blood disorders that affect circulation. These include: peripheral artery disease, renal artery disease, varicose veins, venous blood clots, aneurism, Raynaud’s disease, peripheral venous disease, and erectile dysfunction.

Cardio screenings at Staunton’s Pharmacy

Sudden death claims 5,000 lives a year; make a promise to your heart and attend an Irish Natural Medicare screening. Experts offer a medically approved Bpro Cardio screening which is clinically proven to measure central aortic systolic pressure 99.7 per cent as accurately as an angiogram.

Almost half of people screened in Oranmore had high blood pressure

Almost half of the people who took part in a health screening event in Oranmore recently had high blood pressure.

Mayo Healthy Living Month

This week, Ailish Houlihan, Croí nurse lead, Mayo Action on Heart Disease and Stroke programme encourages you to know your risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

 

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