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Help get your asthma under control

Ireland has the fourth highest incidence of asthma in the world with approximately 470,000 people living with asthma, of which 60 per cent (282,000 people) do not have their symptoms controlled.

Focus on prevention and wellness now

Chronic diseases affect a high percentage of the Irish population with the onset of chronic disease starting earlier and earlier. The main causes of chronic diseases are poor diet, lack of adequate exercise, obesity, poor nutrition, and stress and negativity along with toxins in our air, food and water. These things cumulatively damage our immune system, drain our energy and make our bodies vulnerable to disease. Smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse also hurt our health.

Focus on prevention and wellness now

Chronic diseases affect a high percentage of the Irish population with the onset of chronic disease starting earlier and earlier. The main causes of chronic diseases are poor diet, lack of adequate exercise, obesity, poor nutrition, and stress and negativity along with toxins in our air, food and water. These things cumulatively damage our immune system, drain our energy and make our bodies vulnerable to disease. Smoking, alcohol, and drug abuse also hurt our health.

Life changing Croí project benefits eight hundred people in Galway

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A ground breaking project launched in Galway two years ago has proven to be a key factor in changing lives of participants and preventing deaths and disability from heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.

Stress among health professionals to be discussed at NUI Galway conference next week

Stress among health professionals is one of the subjects which will be addressed at the eighth annual psychology, health and medicine conference which will take place at the Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway on Monday.

Patients bearing brunt of HSE budget failures

People with chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes have been let down by the government’s inability to follow through on its funding commitments, according to a local senator.

Boots asthma awareness day today

The significant increase in the prevalence of asthma is fast becoming a worldwide health issue. The World Health Organisation figures for 2007 estimate that there are currently 300 million asthma sufferers worldwide and mortality rates are also on the rise.

New hospital readmission procedures being developed for oncology patients

A new system of readmission to hospital for oncology patients is being developed, Beverley Flynn TD has been assured.

Boots to hold asthma awareness day

World Health Organisation figures for 2007 estimate there are 300 million asthma sufferers worldwide, and mortality rates are on the rise.

The challenge of eating well on shift work

If you’re a shift worker then you know that you face special challenges to eat well when your lifestyle is upside down because you're working night shifts or split shifts, several jobs during the week, or attending night classes.

 

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