Have you had your cholesterol checked? More people die in Ireland today from heart disease than any other illness. It accounts for 36% of deaths in Ireland. The positive news is that 80% of the incidence of heart disease can be prevented by improving lifestyle factors. Unfortunately, we are not in control of other risk […]
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“Take control of your IBS don’t let it control you” Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic and relapsing bowel disorder that can affect up to 20% of adults and adolescents as well as children. It is 1.5 times more common in women than in men. Symptoms include: abdominal pain bloating constipation diarrhoea flatulence […]
Womens Health Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) PCOS is a relatively common condition that affects how a woman’s ovaries work. It is a condition where a number of cysts develop around the edge of the ovaries (polycystic ovaries) in addition to one or more other symptoms; SYMPTOMS Irregular or absent periods Excessive hair growth […]
Diet, Nutrition…. what is all the fuss about? When giving presentations I often ask my audience “why do you think nutrition is so important?”. Various responses are given; “to lose weight”, “prevent heart problems”,“ prevent diabetes” which are all true but they are long term effects of good nutrition. It is amazing to see […]