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Virtual outpatient consultants are the new norm

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More than 36,000 virtual outpatient clinics have been conducted by clinical teams at Galway University Hospitals (University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park University Hospital) since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

When your heart says go.... — What has been happening with heart attacks during Covid?

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One of the first things we all heard about the Coronavirus was how those with underlying heart conditions had the worst outcomes. In the early days, as Dr Tony Holohan announced the daily death rate, he would make a special mention of the number of deaths with ‘pre-existing’ medical conditions. This messaging, together with probably the strongest public health messages of all time to ‘stay at home’ has struck fear in the hearts and minds of those living with or caring for those with heart and related conditions.

Food for a healthy heart during such anxious times

 

Food for a healthy heart in anxious times

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During this time of uncertainty and fear, we may be experiencing insomnia, dizziness, chest tightening, shortness of breath, palpitations, or unexplained rashes and temperature fluctuations. These anxiety-related symptoms, in traditional Chinese medicine, relate to the heart. Every organ in the body is in service to the heart and it is central to our wellbeing. So at this jittery time, it is essential to keep it calm and healthy. Here are a few tips from shiatsu, Chinese medicine, and food energy specialist Joanne Faulkner to keep the heart pumping easily and the blood flowing smoothly.

Irish Heart Foundation encourages people to act F.A.S.T. during the coronavirus outbreak

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Heart and stroke presentations in Irish hospitals have fallen in recent weeks due to public concerns

Irish Heart Foundation express pertinent coronary related patient concerns

The Irish Heart Foundation has expressed its concern that people experiencing symptoms of heart disease and stroke are not presenting at hospital due to concerns about the coronavirus and not wanting to burden the healthcare system.

BLOATING

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Bloating is when your tummy is puffy, feels stretched and uncomfortable due to temporary abdominal distension.

BLOATING

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Bloating is when your tummy is puffy, feels stretched and uncomfortable due to temporary abdominal distension.

Bloating — what causes it and how natural therapies can help

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Bloating is when your tummy is puffy, feels stretched and uncomfortable due to temporary abdominal distension. Common causes are overeating, eating too fast, swallowing food too quickly, talking while eating and swallowing air, certain foods which can cause gas such as beans, lentils, cabbage, cauliflower, and drinking too many fizzy drinks.

What is causing my bloating?

By Dr Bhatti

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