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When your heart says go.... — What has been happening with heart attacks during Covid?

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One of the first things we all heard about the Coronavirus was how those with underlying heart conditions had the worst outcomes. In the early days, as Dr Tony Holohan announced the daily death rate, he would make a special mention of the number of deaths with ‘pre-existing’ medical conditions. This messaging, together with probably the strongest public health messages of all time to ‘stay at home’ has struck fear in the hearts and minds of those living with or caring for those with heart and related conditions.

Importance of cocooning noted for cardiovascular patients

The Irish Heart Foundation today urged people living with chronic heart disease not to let their guard down as lockdown restrictions are eased after Department of Health data showed they accounted for half of Covid-19 admissions to ICUs.

Hospital chiefs move to reassure public as ED numbers see dramatic decline

The number of patients attending the emergency departments (EDs) of local hospitals has dropped dramatically during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Advice From Croí for people living with heart disease

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused great alarm and distress across the country. Understandably, many of those living with heart disease are anxious and concerned.

Ensure your blood pressure is in check at Dolan’s Allcare Pharmacy

Blood pressure is a health term we regularly hear about, but do we know what it really means and why should we be aware of it?

NUI Galway professor leads debate on aspirin use to prevent heart disease and stroke

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Bill McEvoy, an expert in heart disease prevention who last year returned to Ireland to take up the position of Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUI Galway and Consultant Cardiologist at Galway University Hospitals, has been invited to debate another international expert on the benefits of aspirin in preventing heart disease and stroke.

Six reasons why you should attend the Lifestyle and Functional Medicine Conference

For the first time the global lifestyle and functional medicine movement is open to the public in Ireland. Meet world renowned leaders in Lifestyle and Functional Medicine at this event, taking place in Galway on November 3.

Major cash boost for local stroke charity

A charity which supports people recovering from strokes and heart attacks has received a significant financial boost from a local company.

Emotional upset and heavy exertion may trigger a heart attack finds NUI Galway research

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Being angry or emotionally upset or engaging in heavy physical exertion may trigger a heart attack, according to new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Ask your pharmacist to help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions

With many of us abandoning our new year’s resolutions almost as soon as we begin, pharmacists are reminding people that they are there to offer support to those who want to have a healthier lifestyle.

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