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Concerns over the ability to have a healthy sex life after tackling heart disease will be one of the topics to be discussed next week when local heart and stroke charity Croí will host a series of free public talks, seminars, workshops and ‘walk-in risk factor screening and assessments.
September is National Heart Month, and to mark the event the Irish Heart Foundation is holding a national blood pressure roadshow offering free blood pressure checks to community groups, the public, and Traveller organisations including the Galway Traveller Movement.
Another Galwegian will be heading to the Olympic Games in two weeks. Athenry's Paul Hession and Loughrea's Olive Loughnane will be competing on the track, and a third local, Tuam’s Pierce O'Callaghan, has been appointed as an international technical official for athletics.
Erris leads the way with healthy heart talk
The Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Heart Weekend takes place from May 10 to 12. Every €2 raised from the sale of happy heart badges will help stop 13 people dying suddenly everyday from heart attack and stroke in Ireland.
New research carried out on behalf of Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that 61 per cent of Connacht and Ulster smokers claim an increase in socialising as the reason for smoking more during the Christmas period. In addition, more than half of Connacht and Ulster smokers are planning to quit the habit in the New Year during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.
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Galway is the only county with a dedicated Community Nurse who provides a heart failure service as part of a HSE Community Heart Failure Management Programme. The aim of the programme is to integrate care between hospitals and General Practitioners and in this way help prevent patients having to visit hospital.
Cindy Park was aged 31 when she was diagnosed with a condition which she says today has robbed her of four years of her life.
Local heart and stroke charity Croí has scooped a number of prestigious healthcare awards.