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Asthma Society of Ireland calls on the government for subsidisation of life-saving asthma medications

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The Asthma Society of Ireland this week released its Pre-Budget Submission 2021, which presents to the Government five asks to be considered in the 2021 Budget that it states could greatly improve the lives of people with asthma in Ireland.

Asthma Society launches Back2Work checklist

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The Asthma Society of Ireland has launched its Back2Work Checklist as part of its Life Alongside Covid-19 campaign.

'My child’s health inspired my new career in nutrition'

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I decided to study nutrition at CNM after experiencing the impact diet changes had on my little girl’s health. She was very poorly between the age of one and three, with frequent trips to the hospital due to recurrent chest infections and asthma-like symptoms. She was prescribed corticosteroids, antibiotics, and a variety of inhalers, but I was frustrated at simply managing my daughter’s symptoms with medication and not actually seeing any progress in her health. We received no nutritional or lifestyle advice.

COPD community care exercise programme launched in Westmeath

Ahead of World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day, which takes place on Wednesday, November 21, COPD Support Ireland, the umbrella body for 20 local COPD support groups, has announced a community-based exercise programme for people with COPD in County Westmeath.

Asthma and respiratory relief with Care Cure Acupuncture

According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, an asthma attack is the direct result of a deficiency in the lung meridian (channel). Once this lung energy becomes blocked, the chi (vital energy) becomes unstable and triggers an immune system response restricting both inhalation and exhalation. This is accompanied by wheezing and sometimes a cough.

Asthma and respiratory relief with Care Cure Acupuncture

According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, an asthma attack is the direct result of a deficiency in the lung meridian (channel). Once this lung energy becomes blocked, the chi (vital energy) becomes unstable and triggers an immune system response restricting both inhalation and exhalation. This is accompanied by wheezing and sometimes a cough.

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.

COPD roadshow comes to Westmeath

People of Westmeath are urged to take the Save Your Breath COPD challenge as the roadshow visits Westmeath.

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

Galway Chest Clinic to launch its third Breathe Freely course

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BY EBHAN LOUGHLIN

 

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