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Blood pressure is a health term we regularly hear about, but do we know what it really means and why should we be aware of it?
May is Heart Failure Awareness month, and tomorrow, and across the remaining three Fridays in May 17, Galway heart and stroke charity Croí, will be raising a red flag on heart failure, along with 25 heart organisations worldwide.
A family carer who completed a training course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saved her husband's life a month later when he suffered a major heart attack at their home in Galway.
This week Matt O’Flaherty Chemists, William Street, is offering customers a free cholesterol screening. An increase in heart disease is a growing concern with many customers, and this event is an action to support those who wish to modify their lifestyle, by allowing them to understand how to get in control of their cholesterol levels.
Galway is the first city and county in Europe to launch a heart failure awareness campaign.
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.
Did you know that 27 people die of heart attack in Ireland every day? Listen to your heart this Valentine’s Day, as Heartfelt Cardio Screening comes to Athlone on February 14.
Anyone at any time can come upon someone having a heart attack or choking. Wouldn’t it be great if you could help someone survive such a life threatening situation? CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) are indispensable and essential life skills. CPR, and using an AED, can be critical elements in the chain of survival when someone has a heart attack. The AED (or defibrillator as it is more commonly known) shocks the heart back into a normal rhythm.
Many families in Ireland have been touched in some way by the effects of Ireland’s biggest killer, heart disease. Heart disease is a silent killer that has impacted on so many lives. Many of us have had personal experience with loved ones who have suffered a heart attack or stroke. When this happens, we can find ourselves overwhelmed by the initial shock and confused by the treatment and recovery process. This is when a charity like Croí is so important. Croí is a not-for-profit organisation which is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Croí provides a range of essential services for the general public that help to support patients and their families during the recovery process.