CNM gave me the chance to be an entrepreneur

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

by Monika Mateja, CNM vegan natural chef graduate

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The art of staying healthy indoors with Evergreen Healthfoods

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

As the majority of us are now working for home during the day and housebound in the evenings, it is vital that we try focus all of our energy on what is important for us to stay healthy - looking after our physical, mental, and immune wellbeing.

Without access to gyms and sports clubs, it is more challenging to stay active but keeping on top of your physical health must remain a priority over the coming weeks.

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Telephone and video call physiotherapy – a virtual clinic

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

We are all getting our new routines going with life in self-isolation for some and social distancing for others, due to Covid 19. Imagine losing our fitness and respiratory function. Wellbeing, health, and fitness can all be affected quite quickly in the current situation. Help is available to give yourself back your freedom without fear of decreased respiratory function and general fitness. Tele-physiotherapy and video-conferencing physio can give you optimal health and wellbeing from the comfort or your own home.

Aoife Ni Eochaidh provides telephone and video call physiotherapy to keep up respiratory function, strength, and fitness, and provides all normal pelvic floor muscle treatment for bladder and bowel incontinence and prolapse too.

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GalwayDoc; serving the community

Thu, Mar 26, 2020

GalwayDoc is a GP walk-in clinic with a special interest in urology and ultrasound scans.

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Helplink Mental Health provides free counselling services to people laid off by COVID 19 crisis and more

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Helplink Mental Health, a registered mental health charity that has been providing mental health services locally (West of Ireland), nationally and internationally for over 7 years, is responding to COVID 19 crisis, for all our communities who are struggling with their mental health / emotional wellbeing.

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Support your immune system, naturally - part two

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Last week we discussed some of our favourite vitamins and herbs to support your wellbeing and immune health. Now for part two we will look at these nutrients in a little more detail. Here are Evergeen's product recommendations under those categories.

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APOS, Kilcolgan, alters working arrangements in current climate

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

South Galway company, APOS, would like to advise its patients, service users, and colleagues in the allied health professions of modified working arrangements during this current challenging time.

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E-health respiratory physiotherapy and preventative programmes can improve health and wellbeing

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

We all know the dreadful feeling of needing to self-isolate and practice social distancing in these difficult times of Covid-19. Well-being, health and fitness can all be affected quite quickly in the current situation. Help is available to give yourself back your freedom without fear of decreased respiratory function and general fitness. E-health tele-physiotherapy and video-conferencing can give you optimal health and wellbeing from the comfort or your own home.

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SILVER LINING FOUND IN BATTLE WITH SUPERBUGS!

Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Looking back in history, colloidal silver was the number one remedy to stop the spread of viruses. Colloidal silver is claimed to be anti-viral, anti-fungal and a great infection fighter.

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Gambling addiction counselling service launched in Galway.

Fri, Mar 13, 2020

A local mental health organisation is providing free counselling for people with gambling addictions. The service is available seven days a week and will also operate out of hours.

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Evergreen can help support the immune system, naturally

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

The body works hard to fight off infections, but there are things people can do to support their immune system to help keep them healthy.

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Keep A&E accident-free this St Patrick’s Day

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

With the Covid-19 outbreak resulting in St Patrick’s Day parades been cancelled across the country, road safety professionals and An Garda Síochána are appealing to all those planning on celebrating the day with parties or social gatherings to have a designated driver or other safe way to get home if drinks are on the menu, to ensure A&E departments are not clogged up the day. Other suggestions include booking a taxi and arranging to stay with friends or family if travelling for an evening out.

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The Western Podiatry Clinic

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

The Western Podiatry Clinic is located in the heart of Galway city at 7, Eglinton Street, most notably recognised for its red door and white sign.

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Pelvic physiotherapy can help relieve bowel problems

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Everyone knows the dreadful feeling of needing the bathroom suddenly to empty the bowels and how humiliating and embarrassing it is to be caught short and pass stool.

Imagine the awful feeling with an overwhelming urge to empty one's bowel and not making it to the bathroom on time. Worse still is the fear of not being able to control wind or gas. However, help is available to get one's freedom back without fear of bowel leaks and to ensure optimal bowel emptying and solve constipation.

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How sleep helps to strengthen the immune system

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Did you know a good night's sleep plays a pivotal role in maintaining a healthy immune system?

A person's immune system is the first line of defence against viruses and infections. Plenty of good quality sleep can help ensure one's immune system is robust. Researchers from the University of Túbingden found that good quality sleep can bolster T cells in the body. T cells are a type of immune cells that fight against intracellular pathogens, like virus infected cells such as the flu. When cells recognise a virally infected cell they activate integrins, a sticky type of protein which allows them to attach to and kill infected cells.

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Footwise Podiatry & Reflexology

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

Lisa Cullina MChSI, MNRRI, BSc (Hons) podiatric medicine, of Footwise Podiatry & Reflexology, works with clients through reflexology and acupuncture as well as podiatry to help them put their best foot forward.

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Iceland Ireland launches luscious Lunch Bowls from Slimming World

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

Iceland Ireland has launched a new selection of Slimming World meals that will brighten the mood of any office worker, even on the dullest of days.

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Doctor 365 walk-in medical centre and out of hours service opens in Galway

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

Doctor 365 is a new extended opening hours GP service that has opened its doors in Galway, offering patients access to be seen by a doctor seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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Perfect vision on the pitch thanks to Specsavers Galway stores

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

Specsavers Eyre Square and Headford Road specialise in children’s eye care and provide expert advice on the best eyewear ranges for kids. This includes contact lenses, which can be perfect for afterschool sports and other recreational activities. Contact lenses are a great alternative for active children on the go, as glasses are not always the most practical option for GAA, gymnastics, or running around in the park after school.

The professional optical teams at Specsavers Galway stores are happy to advise parents and children on choosing the correct contact lenses to wear. The optometrist will discuss the child’s prescription with the parents and his/her suitability for a contact lens trial.

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What is lymphoedema?

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

Lymphoedema is pronounced lim-fo-dee-ma. It is a chronic (long-term) swelling caused by a build-up of fluid in the body’s tissues. This happens when the lymphatic system, which normally drains fluid away, is unable to work properly. Lymphoedema can affect any part of the body.

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