Health & Lifestyle

When should you look for help with pain?

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Often by the time I see people in my office they have got to the point where the pain is so great that they have to do something about it. Invariably they have spent a period of time ignoring it,...

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Time to reflect on 2018

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

As we come to the end of the calendar year, our thoughts naturally meander to moments during the year that made an impact on us. Good times and challenging times – we tend to reflect on the significant events and...

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The importance of family and community

Posted on: 10th December, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

In the lead up to Christmas parents should be aware that adults and children are spending longer on the Internet. For many this fun activity is becoming compulsive and for an increasing number it is becoming addictive. Social networks, online...

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Kids who appear oppositional are often severely anxious

Posted on: 5th November, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

It is common for children with undiagnosed anxiety to be disruptive at school, where demands and expectations put pressure on them that they cannot handle. It can be very confusing for teachers and other staff members to ‘read’ that behavior,...

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Free speech and language therapy advice clinic offered at Sensational Kids in Clonakilty

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

Award-winning children’s charity Sensational Kids, which opened a state-of-the-art facility in West Cork this summer, is currently providing a free speech and language therapy advice clinic at the new facility in Clonakilty until the end of October. The charity, with...

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West Cork gets inked with Wild Atlantic Tattoo Show

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

The Wild Atlantic Tattoo Show takes place in the West Cork Hotel in Skibbereen from October 20-21. This is a show for tattoo and body art lovers but also just the curious! It’s an opportunity to watch award-winning artists at...

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Have you got time to wait?

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

I was listening to the radio this morning and there was a brief article claiming that scientists have decided that further investigation into the area of diet and depression would be a good idea (www.bbc.com/news/health-45641628). That got me thinking about...

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West Cork celebrates World Mental Health Day

Posted on: 8th October, 2018 in Health & Lifestyle

World Mental Health Day will be celebrated around the world on October 10. Since 2011, West Cork Mental Health Services (WCMHS) and partners (including The National Learning Network, Co Action, Rehabcare) have hosted The West Cork Feelgood Festival, a programme...

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