From the Heart

Week 4: Tour de Lough Corrib Cycling Tips for the Weekend

In this week’s Cycling Tips for The Weekend we’re giving you our Top 3 Cycling Tips to ensure you’re all set up for next weekend’s cycle!

Hot weather and your heart

When the weather is hot you sweat to cool down, but this means that you lose more fluid than usual from your body. This can drop your blood pressure and make your heart beat faster. This is not a problem for most people as long as they drink plenty of fluids, like water or other sugar-free drinks to keep from getting dehydrated. However, if you have a heart problem, extreme heat may place an extra burden on your heart and circulation, so it’s particularly important to stay cool and look after yourself.

Fact sheet about health benefits of smoking cessation

Quitting smoking is the single best thing you could do for your health. Here are some facts about the health benefits of quitting for good. 

Fighting the Urge to Smoke

World No Tobacco Day 2017 takes place on Wednesday 31st May. Here is some helpful information and tips to help you deal with the withdrawn symptoms.

Week 3: Tour de Lough Corrib Cycling Tips for the weekend

This week's cycling Tips for the weekend is all about nutition and eating for spots and exercise. 

Week 2: Tour de Lough Corrib Cycling Tips for the weekend

Check out our weekend cycling tips to help get you in gear for the 22nd annual Tour de Lough Corrib

Denis Ryan's Story

In April of this year (2017), Denis Ryan suffered a heart attack while attending a family wedding in Mullranny Co. Mayo. Denis and his wife Mary have shared their story about their time at Galway University Hospital and the support they received from Croi through Croi Courtyard Apartments. 

Week 1: Tour de Lough Corrib Cycling Tips for the weekend

Check out our weekend cycling tips to help get you in gear for the 22nd annual Tour de Lough Corrib! 

Part 2. How can I reduce my Blood Pressure?

Part 2. Tips on how you can reduce your blood pressure. 

    Part 1. Blood Pressure and your body

    Part 1. Blood Pressure & my body. What is blood pressure, what are the causes and how can you idenfity high blood pressure.

      Croí

      Croí is a registered Irish heart & stroke charity dedicated to the fight against heart disease and stroke, with a special focus on the West of Ireland. 

      Our Mission is to 'Prevent Disease, Save Lives, Promote Recovery and Wellbeing'

      The charity is totally funded through the proceeds of fundraising events, voluntary contributions and philanthropy.
      Charity Number: CHY7500

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