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Free foot check clinic

Whelehans Pharmacy have launched their ‘Get your toes out’ campaign in conjunction with chiropodist James Pedley, who is offering free foot checks for a limited time. If you have a foot problem you have been meaning to get looked at, this is your chance. Their chiropodist will advise on the best course of action. Diabetics tend to have more foot problems than most, so it is important to monitor feet regularly.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

Cancer fighting, health, vitality, and weight loss juicing workshop

Juice therapy is a growing phenomenon that is sweeping the nation, but do you really know what to juice, how much to actually consume, and what juices work best for what? This workshop offers the answers to all the above, you will learn how to juice, what juicer is best for you, and how much and how often you need to have juices in order to heal.

Stress affects your mental and physical well-being

The issue of prolonged exposure to anxiety impacts on the mind and body in a variety of detrimental ways such as hypertension or raised blood pressure, inflammation of the arteries, heart attacks, as well as a host of psychological conditions. Over time it negatively depletes our life force, and our ability to take care of our mind and body, and leads to depression.

Call for introduction of alcohol treatment and support services

A strategy group set up to prevent and reduce alcohol related harm is calling for a range of alcohol treatment and support services to be introduced.

Stress affects your mental and physical well-being

“Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness”—Richard Carlson

Healthy gums are a must for our overall health

Research is ongoing, but red, swollen, and bleeding gums may point to health problems such as heart disease and diabetes. Healthy gums are a physical barrier designed to stop bacteria entering the body. When gums are unhealthy, bacteria from the mouth may enter the bloodstream, setting off an inflammatory reaction elsewhere. Left untreated, gum disease can increase the risk of a host of diseases linked to inflammation. Certain diseases and medications may also cause problems in the mouth, which is why an annual check-up with your dentist is recommended.

Do you suffer from poor circulation?

Pharmacist Eamonn Brady from Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar explains that there is no specific condition called ‘poor circulation’. There are many different causes of poor circulation. Symptoms of these conditions vary from ‘cold hands’, pins and needles in hands and feet, numbness, varicose veins, leg cramps, a heavy feeling in the limbs, and swollen ankles, right up to very serious conditions such as leg ulcers, gangrene, kidney failure, and brain aneurisms.

Researchers and industry convene for GlycoSience Event at NUI Galway

An estimated 150 delegates are expected to travel to NUI Galway tomorrow for the fifth annual GlycoScience Ireland meeting. Glycoscience is the study of complex sugars which cover all cells in the human body including most proteins found in the bloodstream.

 

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