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New campaign raises awareness on COPD

A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.

Raising awareness for men’s health

A national awareness week to encourage more men to take better care of their health kicks off this Monday (June 9).

Focus on prevention and wellness now

Chronic diseases affect a high percentage of the Irish population with the onset of chronic disease starting earlier and earlier. The main causes of chronic diseases are poor diet, lack of adequate exercise, obesity, poor nutrition, and stress and negativity along with toxins in our air, food and water. These things cumulatively damage our immune system, drain our energy and make our bodies vulnerable to disease. Smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse also hurt our health.

Focus on prevention and wellness now

Chronic diseases affect a high percentage of the Irish population with the onset of chronic disease starting earlier and earlier. The main causes of chronic diseases are poor diet, lack of adequate exercise, obesity, poor nutrition, and stress and negativity along with toxins in our air, food and water. These things cumulatively damage our immune system, drain our energy and make our bodies vulnerable to disease. Smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse also hurt our health.

Galway Chest Clinic launches new Breathe Freely programme

The Galway Chest Clinic has just launched its new Breathe Freely programme designed to improve the quality of life of people with chronic lung diseases, many of whom suffer from considerable shortness of breath on carrying out simple daily tasks. In particular, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to smoking benefit from such courses.

NUI, Galway pain research unit looking for headache sufferers

The Centre for Pain Research at NUI Galway is currently recruiting people with chronic or recurrent daily headaches to take part in an online pain management programme.

Life changing Croí project benefits eight hundred people in Galway

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A ground breaking project launched in Galway two years ago has proven to be a key factor in changing lives of participants and preventing deaths and disability from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.

Counting the cost of chronic pain

The introduction of improved services for people in the early stages of chronic pain could help cut the “sizeable” economic burden caused by the condition - an estimated €4.76 billion per year - in Ireland, a leading Galway based expert said this week.

New radio play tackles issues of chronic illness

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In the snow and cold of last January a group of brave individuals from across the south-east commenced a courageous journey in Kilkenny.

COPD awareness

Mayo General Hospital will mark World COPD Awareness Day on November 17 with an information day from 10am to 3pm in the main foyer of the hospital.

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