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Pharmacies available to help men ‘restore the balance’ with advice and expertise

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This week is International Men’s Health Week, and boys and men are being encouraged to take time and ‘restore the balance’ as we emerge from the Covid-19 crisis.

Top tips for a healthy vegetarian, vegan or flexitarian diet

Being a vegetarian or vegan definitely has its benefits, such as a lowered risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.

Importance of cocooning noted for cardiovascular patients

The Irish Heart Foundation today urged people living with chronic heart disease not to let their guard down as lockdown restrictions are eased after Department of Health data showed they accounted for half of Covid-19 admissions to ICUs.

Lockdown your children’s breakfast

Olivia Kelly, MINDI, Community Dietitian

Spring clean your body with expert essential health tips

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Advice From Croí for people living with heart disease

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused great alarm and distress across the country. Understandably, many of those living with heart disease are anxious and concerned.

Use this time to spring clean your body

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During stressful times it is easy to reach for treats like crisps and chocolate to feel good and self soothe. But don’t be tempted to fill your body with only comfort food. In the long term, it causes more harm than good. Eating lots of fried food such as chips, sugary food such as biscuits, bread and pasta in large amounts, or drinking alcohol in excess will damage the liver and slow the metabolism, leading to weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and even diabetes and osteoporosis.

GalwayDoc; serving the community

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GalwayDoc is a GP walk-in clinic with a special interest in urology and ultrasound scans.

Seeing light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel

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Mary Tierney has a hand sanitiser and a notice appealing to visitors to wash their hands attached to her front door at her home in Castlegar.

NUI Galway study challenges blood pressure guidelines

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Up to 150,000 Irish patients may not need to increase their blood pressure medication despite new lower blood pressure thresholds recommended recently in US and European medical treatment guidelines.

 

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