Health Blog

Health Insights
5 Ways to Help Reduce Your Risk of Dementia

Take part this September 18th in our Alzheimer’s Memory Walk, and do something great for your health while supporting people living with dementia across Ireland. 

Children
A Guide to Starting Secondary School

Starting secondary school is a huge milestone. Parenting expert Aoife Lee shares tips on how you can help make this transition as smooth as possible. 

Fitness
The Benefits of Joining a MyLife Challenge

Download the free MyLife app today, and discover your unique ‘Health Score’, as well as fun real-life challenges and lots of great advice from our AI coach.   

Health Insights
Understanding Fibromyalgia

It’s thought that fibromyalgia affects around 1 in 50 Irish people. Here’s everything you need to know about this chronic condition.

Fitness
Benefits of VO2 Testing

Whether you want to run a marathon or 5k, the team at Health Matters can use VO2 testing to create a personalised fitness and nutrition plan. 

Children
Helping Your Teen Avoid Energy Drinks

Studies have found that energy drinks may be linked to behavioural changes in young people. Here’s how to support your teen as exams approach. 

Health Insights
Understanding Endometriosis

We explain the symptoms and treatments of this chronic condition that often goes undiagnosed. 

Community
How ALONE Supports Older People

Many older people feel isolated and lonely. But through ALONE’s Befriending programme, they’ve received support – and made a new friend.

Family Health
Managing Your Family’s Digital Consumption

Covid has caused our digital consumption to sky-rocket. Here’s how parents and kids can foster some healthier habits when it comes to tech and online behaviour.