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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in Iron deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Many people with iron deficiency anaemia will only have a few signs or symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when the body does not have enough iron, leading to the decreased production of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

If you experience symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia, see your GP. A simple blood test can usually confirm the diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Treatment for iron deficiency anaemia usually involves taking iron supplements and changing your diet to increase your iron levels, as well as treating the underlying cause.

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NHS Choices - Complications of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia rarely causes serious or long-term complications, although some people with the condition find it affects their daily life.

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