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# irish heart

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'I would wake up at night panting for breath but I didn’t want to admit something was wrong'
Symptoms of heart failure occur when your heart is not pumping blood around the body efficiently
Less than one-third of adults get enough exercise, but some workplaces want to change that
It’s recommended that adults get 30 minutes of moderate activity five times a week.
New heart failure trial 'would reduce trolleys in emergency departments by a third'
As far as its researchers know, Ireland is the only country in the world to offer the STOP-Heart Failure trial as a healthcare service.
'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor'
Fainting spells led to Les Carroll being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat that increases the risk of stroke.
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About 5,000 people in Ireland die from sudden cardiac arrest annually.
The 'silent killer' that affects one million people in Ireland
“It’s a ticking bomb, people are walking around with diabetes and [high] blood pressure and they’re not aware that they have it.”
Why don't Irish people get their blood pressure checked?
High blood pressure can cause a heart attack, stroke or cognitive difficulty in later life.
'It's confusing for people': Irish Heart says saturated fats link to heart disease still valid
Ireland’s heart health organisation has said people shouldn’t change their diet based on the editorial in the British Medical Journal.