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# dr-angie-brown - Sunday 15 October, 2017

'I'd get out of bed and the next thing wake up on the bathroom floor' Stroke Risk This post contains videos

'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.

# dr-angie-brown - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Two thirds of Irish adults are eating more fat than their body needs

New stats on eating habits are being highlighted as part of a drive to reduce the number of heart disease and stroke victims. 10,000 people die annually as a result of the illnesses.

# dr-angie-brown - Thursday 9 May, 2013

A man, woman or child dies from heart disease and stroke every hour in Ireland

Today marks the first day of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Happy Hearts Appeal, which it hopes will raise €500,000 over the next three days.

# dr-angie-brown - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

More houses now imposing a home smoking ban

New research has also shown that the national smoking ban has had a “rapid effect” on smoking-related heart disease.