Thousands of third level students around the country are preparing for exams. Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, outlines how to look after yourself while you’re studying and how to deal with exam stress.
Have you ever felt unwell and Googled your symptoms instead of going to a doctor? Or taken health and fitness advice from an infleuncer on Instagram? Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, explains why Dr Google and influencers can actually be harmful to your health.
Stick the kettle on! Recent research has discovered that drinking tea can extend women’s life expectancy. The study carried out in Australia focused on the health of 1,000 women aged over 75. Their diets were tracked over five years, as well as their tea and coffee consumption. Over the course of the study, 88 per […]
Experts say sleeping separately could save your relationship. Couples around the world are getting ‘sleep divorces’. That’s the term coined for sleeping apart from your significant other, but psychologists say it’s not as bad as it sounds. In fact, it can actually improve your relationship. According to Psychology Today, 25 per cent of couples are […]
New research on health in Ireland has been released. 1 in 3 people suffer from stress on a regular basis, with women in younger age groups and those living in Munster claiming to have the highest stress levels. That’s just some of the findings of a new Red C survey into the health of Irish […]
Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, spoke to Louise about the direct and indirect damage smoking does to the health of the smoker and those around them. She also had some great advice on how to quit cigarettes.
New figures have shown that the number of STI cases in Ireland have dramatically increased in the last five years. Louise spoke to Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, about the signs and symptoms of STIs and how to go about getting your sexual health checked.
Louise spoke to Dr Ciara Kelly, medical doctor and health and wellness blogger at The Irish Balance, about how to ensure you live a long and healthy life.
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Day tomorrow, Louise chatted to Ronan Lavin from Understanding Le Chéile. The organisation runs autism awareness workshops for secondary school students and businesses across Ireland.
It’s estimated that 1 in 65 people in Ireland have autism. A new survey has found that Irish people show strong positive support for autistic people in schools, employment and society but admit that their knowledge of the condition is inadequate. The research was commissioned by AsIAm, Ireland’s largest autism charity, to mark World Autism […]