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The Key to Healthy Ageing is a Healthy Heart

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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.

NUI Galway professor leads debate on aspirin use to prevent heart disease and stroke

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Bill McEvoy, an expert in heart disease prevention who last year returned to Ireland to take up the position of Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUI Galway and Consultant Cardiologist at Galway University Hospitals, has been invited to debate another international expert on the benefits of aspirin in preventing heart disease and stroke.

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Supermacs Fun day Fundraiser in aid of Regina’s Fight For Life

Free talk on reducing risk of further heart event

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.

Farmers have high risk of heart disease and stroke

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A study which reveals that 80 per cent of farmers have four or more risk factors for heart disease and stroke - the leading cause of death in Ireland - has been described as "very worrying" by a local farmers' representative.

Focus on lifestyle to reduce heart disease risk, urges Croí dietitian

The key to a healthy lifestyle is good nutrition, regular exercise and stress management.

Migrant women urged to take action on high risk of heart disease

Migrant women from the Imo Region of Nigeria, living in Galway (who have formed the Imo Women’s Association, Galway) are teaming up with local heart and stroke charity Croi and Galway County Council for a free health promotion event on Friday April 10 from 10am to 2pm in the Croi Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle Galway

‘Know Your Numbers’ - heart charity puts the spotlight on blood pressure

‘Know Your Numbers’ is the important message from local heart and stroke charity Croí which has announced details of a free public talk on blood pressure management which will take place in Croí’s dedicated heart and stroke centre in Galway.

Heart and stroke expert to give talk at Croi

Internationally acclaimed author and speaker, Prof Barry Franklin, from Michigan USA, who is a world recognised expert on how to prevent and recover from heart disease (and other cardiovascular illnesses such as stroke, diabetes and obesity) will visit Galway this month to give a free public talk on Friday November 28 at 7.30pm in the Croí Heart & Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway.

Desirable for Dracula this Hallowe’en!

Hallowe’en is a time when Dracula and vampires ‘vant’ your blood - so when we are caught we want to make sure that our blood is top quality! Your diet can affect many aspects of good blood health - here are a few tips to ensure you have healthy blood this Hallowe’en.

 

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