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Arthritis Ireland looking to highlight impact of osteoarthritis on farmers

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Arthritis Ireland is looking to speak to farmers about how osteoarthritis (OA) affects them, as part of a forthcoming awareness campaign.

Half of patients attending diabetes clinic have damage to their kidneys, study shows

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Some 42% of patients attending a dedicated diabetes clinic have signs of established chronic kidney disease, the first detailed research of its kind in Ireland has revealed.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.

Pharmacists encourage increased intake of Vitamin D supplements

CarePlus Pharmacy is urging people in Ireland to consider adding a Vitamin D supplement to their diet.

Parents encouraged to restore sleep routine as children return to school

With school and a return to routine for families most imminent, safefood, the HSE, and Healthy Ireland are encouraging parents to get bedtime back on track as the key to starting their children on the way to a healthier life for their return to school.

Essential tips to ensure a healthy and restful night of sleep

Now, more than ever, we’re aware that our health is our wealth. LloydsPharmacy is on a mission to help people introduce healthier habits into their lives with its new campaign Hello Health. Each week different experts share tips on how to improve our health and wellbeing and this week pharmacy manager, Bridget Darcy from LloydsPharmacy Fairgreen Shopping Centre, Mullingar, is on hand with tips to help people improve their sleep hygiene.

Croí adds its voice to global call to heart valve patients

Among those most impacted by COVID-19 are individuals living with heart disease or with specific heart conditions such as heart valve disease.

 

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