Search Results for 'coughs'
13 results found.
An upsurge in the number of mumps cases, mainly among men in the 17 to 24 year age group, has been reported in Galway.
The weather is very changeable at this time of year, alternating between hot and cold, and dry and wet. This puts extra pressure on your immune system which can result in colds, coughs, or chest infections.
People who believe they are suffering from colds or flus are being urged not to self medicate.
As the Christmas holidays approach and as we look forward to gatherings with friends and family, we may neglect our health due to packed social calendars.
January is usually a time when we want to make positive changes in our lives for the year ahead. If improving your health is on your list of New Year’s resolutions then attending a homeopathy workshop may be just the thing to get you off to a good start.
Pharmacists in Westmeath are warning about the dangers of consuming alcohol while taking medicines or herbal remedies. Westmeath pharmacists issue the warning at a time when many people are already suffering from coughs, colds, and flus, and the Christmas party season is already well underway. Nationally, the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is highlighting the dangers of mixing alcohol and medicines.
During autumn and winter many of us fall prey to viruses such as sore throats, coughs, colds, and flu. Homeopathy can be very effective with these illnesses, while at the same time strengthening your overall health and immunity.
A major increase in the number of mumps cases in the west has resulted in the HSE West advising teenagers and young adults to ensure that they have had two doses of the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine to avoid contracting the infection. The number of reported mumps cases in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon rocketed from 18 last year to 258 by mid December this year.
A simple guide called Common Ailments in Babies and Young Children, launched today by the Irish Pharmacy Union, gives a snapshot of the most common illnesses that children get and what parents can do to treat their child. It also gives advice on how to administer medicines safely to children. The guide is available free in pharmacies nationwide.
Three out of four people intend to get the swine flu vaccine when the national vaccination programme gets under way, according to a nationwide survey carried out by the HSE.