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Heart screening comes to Athlone

At long last there is a heart screening device that is non-invasive and has EU, FDA, CE, and MDD approval. The BPro device will detect the condition of your arteries, ie if you have hardening of the arteries; your blood pressure; your circulation; and your overall cardiovascular heath. Being able to measure the blood pressure in the aorta which is closer to the heart and brain is important because this is where high blood pressure can cause damage.

Less access to autism services stresses parents, NUI, Galway study finds

Reduced access to services for childen with autism is resulting in greater stress for their parents, according to preliminary data from research carried out at NUI Galway.

Just say NO to heart disease

NO is nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is vital to your body’s cardio wellbeing. Say NO to high blood pressure, increased risk of stroke, and increased risk of heart attack.

Improving circulation

We have 100,000 miles of blood vessels in a complex network throughout our body. Pharmacist Eamonn Brady from Whelehans Pharmacy explains that symptoms of poor circulation can include cold hands, pins and needles in hands and feet, numbness, varicose veins, leg cramps, heavy feeling in the limbs, and swollen ankles

Westmeath secondary schools called to enter Schools Fitness Challenge

The Schools Fitness Challenge 2013 has been launched for first and second year pupils in Westmeath to improve their health and fitness.

Natural remedies for colds, flu, and infection

Ultan Molloy, MPSI, HealthWest Community Pharmacy gives some advice on taking natural remedies.

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.

Travellers encouraged to get checked as part of national heart health campaign

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.

Lose weight with the Orsmond Clinics

Dr Eva Orsmond is probably best known for her role as RTE’s hugely popular Operation Transformation diet and nutrition expert. Her battle to re-educate people on health and fitness is changing hundreds of people’s lives every day.

Almost half of people screened in Oranmore had high blood pressure

Almost half of the people who took part in a health screening event in Oranmore recently had high blood pressure.


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