According to the Irish Heart Foundation, Cardiovascular Disease is currently the cause of one-third of all deaths and one in five premature deaths. Approximately 10,000 people die each year from cardiovascular disease – including coronary heart disease, stroke and other circulatory diseases2. By 2020 people with Cardiovascular Disease is set to increase by 40%
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, means that the pressure generated by your heart pumping blood through your arteries is too high. This is the number-one cause of stroke and can also lead to heart and kidney failure and even heart attack.1
Even though they’re rare, outbreaks of bacterial meningitis often make the news, which can lead to people having questions about the disease, including what it is, how it is treated and spread, and how it can be prevented. Here are some basic facts about bacterial meningitis.
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