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Fingers on the pulse for stroke awareness

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In recognition of World Stroke Day, Croí, the heart and stroke charity, will host a special free webinar on Thursday, October 28 from 7pm to 8pm using Zoom. Register now at www.croi.ie/webinar, or call Croí on (091) 544310.

Simple ways to boost your immune system

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The pressures of modern living can take a toll on all of us. Stress, smoking, alcohol, insufficient sleep, and an unhealthy diet are all enemies of the immune system. They can weaken it, leaving us vulnerable to illness and disease.

Launch of 'We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Mayo'

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Mayo CYPSC, in partnership with Healthy Mayo, Mayo County Council and Mayo Chambers are launching “We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Mayo”, a breastfeeding initiative set up to improve the health and wellbeing of breastfeeding mothers, babies and their families through the development and promotion of breastfeeding friendly businesses, organisations and communities.

Coeliac Society calls for increased testing of returning schoolchildren

The Coeliac Society of Ireland has said there needs to be increased testing of children for coeliac disease amid concerns that as many as 12,500 children in Ireland have the condition, but most are undiagnosed.

Croí special event for the Erris community: Minding your Heart Health

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Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity, is delighted to announce a special online event for the Erris community in North Mayo focussing on “Minding your Heart Health”.

Half of patients attending diabetes clinic have damage to their kidneys, study shows

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Some 42% of patients attending a dedicated diabetes clinic have signs of established chronic kidney disease, the first detailed research of its kind in Ireland has revealed.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

Participate in Diabetes Ireland’s June bank holiday weekend challenge

This June Bank Holiday Weekend, Diabetes Ireland is asking those in Westmeath with diabetes, their families and friends to get outdoors and take part in its 10km Challenge 2021 to raise vital funds to support its helpline and education services.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.

Croí marks World Hypertension Day with free webinar

Are you, or a loved one, living with high blood pressure? Join Croí, the heart and stroke charity, and leading experts for a public webinar to learn how to manage your high blood pressure. The free webinar takes place online using Zoom on Thursday, May 20, from 1pm to 2pm.

 

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