Allergies

Could it be an Allergy?

This is a common question. A great variety of symptoms are caused when your immune system reacts to something harmless in your environment.
Find out how you can identify your particular allergies, and more importantly, what you can do to reduce or even eliminate symptoms.

Fatigue

Feeling Tired all the Time?

Don’t despair, you are not alone: 25% of men and 35% of women are in the same boat. The good news is that you can regain energy!
Have your fatigue assessed to find out what is causing your problem, and what steps you can take to restore your health.

Weight Management

Carrying too much weight?

That extra weight is depressing you! It is also putting you at risk of all sorts of health problems.
Heart disease, stroke and cancers are all more common in the overweight.
Are you ready to take a fresh look at your diet and weight? Let’s get started!

Welcome from Joe FitzGibbon

Dr. Joe FitzGibbon is a medical doctor with specialist interests in allergy, fatigue, and nutrition. He runs two clinics; one in Galway (on Monday, Wednesday & Friday), the other in Dublin (on Tuesday & Thursday), Ireland. He is the author of three books:

  • Feeling Tired all the Time
  • Could it be an Allergy?
  • Weight Loss for Health Gain
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Galway Clinic

Suite 31, Galway Clinic, Doughiska,
Galway, Ireland,
H91 HHT0.
Clinics on Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

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Dublin Clinic

Suite 21, Hermitage Medical Clinic,
Old Lucan Road, Dublin 20,
D20 W722.
Clinics on Tuesday & Thursday.

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Advice

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Allergy or Intolerance?

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Chronic Fatigue: What is it and how to deal with it

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Shame on the bullies

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If you have asthma you should get the Pneumococcal Vaccine (PPV)

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