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The key to a healthy lifestyle is good nutrition, regular exercise and stress management.
‘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.
Local heart specialist, Dr Yvonne Smyth will give a free public talk in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre on Thursday October 1 at 7.30pm specifically aimed at local women. The talk entitled Women and Heart Disease is being organised by local heart and stroke charity Croí to raise awareness among women of the fact that heart disease is not just a man’s disease.
The long list of health problems associated with being overweight has been well-chronicled in recent years in the same way the many benefits of healthy weight loss have been highlighted.
Dietitians from the heart and stroke charity Croí have advised people keen to lose weight after the festive season that weight management is not about “good” or “bad” foods; celebrity or crash diets; or sudden and unsustainable weight loss.
Weight management is one of the key steps on the road to a healthy you, says local heart and stroke Charity Croí, who are just announcing details of their next series of six week (one hour per week) weight management programmes which take place in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre, Newcastle, Galway and at select venues throughout the west of Ireland. The Croí programme is delivered by highly qualified dietitians and each participant is encouraged to keep a food diary and participate in weekly weigh-ins where they receive on-going advice and motivation.
Brian P Griffin, cardiologist at the world famous Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, who is a native of Athenry and graduate of NUI Galway, visited the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre in Galway last weekend to speak to doctors and nurses on current developments in the treatment of heart valve disease.
NUI Galway will make history when it becomes the first university in Ireland to provide postgraduate training to master’s level (MSc) in the prevention of heart disease.
Local heart and stroke charity Croí is once again inviting cyclists to participate in its Annual Tour de Lough Corrib Sportive on Sunday June 2.
Croí, the west of Ireland heart and stroke charity, this week announced a health and lifestyle partnership with Galway Food Festival 2013.