Entries by Caoimhe McDonald

Lowering Your Cholesterol The Healthy Way – Dietary Advice

Lowering Your Cholesterol The Healthy Way – Dietary Advice 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. […]

Take control of your IBS don’t let it control you – By Caoimhe Mc Donald

“Take control of your IBS don’t let it control you”    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic and relapsing bowel disorder. It affects 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 poor […]

Women’s Health – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Women’s 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 […]