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New campaign raises awareness on COPD

A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.

Galway Chest Clinic to launch its third Breathe Freely course

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BY EBHAN LOUGHLIN

Nutritional therapy training in the west

Sometimes I feel quite anxious for no particular reason, can this be helped by good nutrition?

Galway Chest Clinic to run another Breathe Freely programme in January

Following the success of its first Breathe Freely programme for COPD and lung fibrosis sufferers, the Galway Chest Clinic has announced that it will run another programme in January 2013. The programme is designed to improve the quality of life for people with chronic lung diseases, many of whom suffer from considerable shortness of breath when carrying out simple daily tasks despite maximum medical therapy. The British and Irish Thoracic Societies have stated that all patients with lung diseases whose lifestyle is adversely affected by chronic breathlessness would benefit from such a course.

COPD awareness campaign

Talk show host Joe Duffy is encouraging people living with a potentially fatal lung condition that it is not too late to seek help from their healthcare professional. The broadcaster made the plea to coincide with the launch of new research to mark an awareness campaign on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), supported by Novartis and the Irish Thoracic Society.

Don’t talk to Joe, talk to your GP

Free lung screenings are to be made available in Athlone this weekend, on Saturday November 17 in Athlone Towncentre.

Acupuncture for respiratory conditions

Acupuncture has been found to be very beneficial for the respiratory system as it first finds the root cause of the problem, and a strategy is then developed to address this.

Galway Chest Clinic launches new Breathe Freely programme

The Galway Chest Clinic has just launched its new Breathe Freely programme designed to improve the quality of life of people with chronic lung diseases, many of whom suffer from considerable shortness of breath on carrying out simple daily tasks. In particular, patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) due to smoking benefit from such courses.

Free lung capacity testing in Mayo General Hospital

Olympic champion Dr Ronnie Delany and 11 leading Irish lung health charities and patient advocacy groups have joined forces to urge the public to take a simple, fast, and accurate test to measure their lung health. Mayo General Hospital is one of a number of centres around the country that will offer free lung testing (spirometry) and lung health advice on Wednesday June 27 from 10am to 2pm.

Irish Natural Medicare at Staunton’s

Medically approved Bpro cardio screenings will be held in Staunton’s Pharmacy, Main Street, Castlebar, on Thursday February 16. These screenings are clinically proven to measure central aortic systolic pressure 99.7 per cent as accurate as an angiogram.

 

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