New Year Flu Epidemic

Admin | January 7th, 2019

After an unusually slow start, flu season has finally arrived, and it is likely that more and more people will be affected as everyone returns to work and school after the Christmas break. The main flu virus circulating this year is called H1N1, also

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Admin | November 12th, 2018

World COPD Day is held on 21st November each year, to improve awareness about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  COPD is the umbrella term for a number of conditions that cause chronic inflammation and progressive damage to the lungs. The

Mothers’ Day

Admin | March 9th, 2018

Motherhood is still the full time occupation that it always was, but with many Irish women now in employment outside the home, more women than ever before are juggling motherhood and a career. This Sunday is Mother’s Day, when we take the time to recognise

Pain Relief

Admin | January 21st, 2018

Many people regularly use anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen for the relief of headaches, joint and muscle pain, inflammation, injuries, and other types of chronic pain. However, a recent study has linked the drug to a reduction in the male hormone,

Aussie Flu

Admin | January 1st, 2018

It is unfortunate that the timing of Christmas in the middle of winter means that many people spend their favorite holiday in bed with the flu! This winter there is a lot of media hype about so-called “Aussie flu”, which is caused by the A(H3N2) virus,

WORLD DIABETES DAY

Admin | November 13th, 2017

It is estimated that the total number of people living with diabetes in Ireland is over 225,000. 14th November is World Diabetes day, which aims to educate the public about this condition. There are two main types of Diabetes mellitus: Type-1 Diabetes,

The South East’s first Training Centre for Herbal Medicine students offers free consultations for patients.

Admin | October 2nd, 2017

The Lismore Herbal Medicine Student Training Clinic, the first training clinic for students of herbal medicine to be established in the South East, is offering free herbal medicine consultations for patients by herbal medicine students, under the supervision

Solas Cancer Support Services at the Lismore Clinic

Admin | August 14th, 2017

We are delighted to announce that we are currently working in partnership with Solas Cancer Support Centre, to provide support services to people affected by cancer and their families, through the Lismore Clinic. The Solas Cancer Support Service was established

Psoriasis

Admin | August 7th, 2017

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease, which causes skin cells to multiply up to 10 times faster than normal. This results in raised, red spots, or larger plaques, which are usually covered with white scales. The lesions may be itchy and can crack and bleed.

World Breastfeeding Week

Admin | August 1st, 2017

This week is National Breastfeeding Week, which aims to raise awareness of the many benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child.  It is an important initiative, particularly in light of the fact that Ireland has one of the lowest breastfeeding