This is Why ‘Dry January’ Just Might Be Worth It…

This is Why ‘Dry January’ Just Might Be Worth It…

‘Dry January’. This resolution involves cutting alcohol from your routine for only one month… a bit more manageable than creating a resolution that lasts a whole year! Even short term abstention from alcohol can help change your relationship with this fickle...
Is your thyroid causing your symptoms?

Is your thyroid causing your symptoms?

Both under and overactive thyroids are more common in women than men. Because symptoms of an over or underactive thyroid are quite general (for instance, weight gain or weight loss can both be symptoms of abnormal thyroid function), it’s important to monitor your...
Are you drinking enough water?

Are you drinking enough water?

Nowadays, it may seem that we’re all aware of the benefits of drinking water. However, research has shown that many Irish people drink just one glass of water or less a day. There also seems to be a large gap in awareness levels between men and women when it comes to...
High blood pressure part 2

High blood pressure part 2

High Blood Pressure – 2 of 2 How do I avoid or lower high blood pressure? In the vast majority of cases, the cause of high blood pressure is unknown, but there are ways to reduce your risk of developing the condition – or, if you’ve already been diagnosed...
High blood pressure

High blood pressure

High Blood Pressure – 1 of 2 All you need to know about blood pressure Usually symptomless, high blood pressure isn’t something you can feel, so you may not know you have it until it’s too late. It’s estimated that around 30 to 40% of people in Ireland have high...