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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 Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can cause a wide range of symptoms. These usually develop gradually at first, and can worsen if the condition goes untreated.

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NHS Choices - Causes of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of either of these vitamins affects the body’s ability to produce fully functioning red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

A diagnosis of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can often be made by your GP based on your symptoms and the results of blood tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(15/07/2014)

The treatment for vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia will depend on what is causing the condition.

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NHS Choices - Complications of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

As most cases of vitamin B12 deficiency or folate deficiency can be easily and effectively treated, complications are rare.

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