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Get flu jab, urges HSE West public health chief

Many people in the at risk groups for flu put themselves in danger of contracting a serious illness or even death by failing to get vaccinated, the HSE West’s director of public health warned this week.

On their bikes for premature babies — fundraising tour to visit Galway tomorrow

A group of 30 bikers will arrive in Galway tomorrow (Friday) as part of a nationwide tour delivering life-saving equipment to neonatal intensive care units around the country.

Pharmacist urges cold and flu sufferers not to self medicate

People who believe they are suffering from colds or flus are being urged not to self medicate.

Seven ways to boost your immune system

Our immune system is our body’s defence mechanism. When our health is threatened it works at full power to fight off any invaders, such as bacteria or viruses.

Facing up to flu

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Every winter it is one of the main topics of conversation. “I had the flu all week.” I’ve a touch of it myself, I’m all blocked up” or “My son is off school with a high temperature”.

Naturally great gifts this Christmas

If you are looking for something different this Christmas, step inside any of the five Evergreen Healthfoods stores in Galway to see a wide range of naturally great gifts.

Treatment for digestive problems at Athlone Nutrition Clinic

Did you know that approximately 70 per cent of the immune system resides in the gut? And that problems associated with low stomach acid are more common than those with excess stomach acid? However both conditions have similar symptoms but very different treatment protocols. A lot of behavioural issues and mental ill-health problems also have a connection with gut health, which if we stop to think about it makes perfect sense because if we are not absorbing nutrients properly our mental as well as physical health is going to suffer as a result.

Your body is under attack from everyday living

The body’s immune system can be weakened by several different factors and many of these are hazards that we encounter every day.

Laughing Matters

Laughter is good for our health. It relaxes our bodies, relieves stress, boosts our immune systems and helps protect our hearts.

Echinacea is effective against swine flu

Mayo has been swamped with cold and flu viruses so far this year as cold weather continues to take its toll on our immune systems. However a cure for the common cold and flu might just be easier than you think.

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