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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 Angina

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/03/2015)

Angina is a heart condition that occurs when the blood supply to the muscles of the heart is restricted.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of angina

(02/05/2014)

The most common symptom of angina is a feeling of pain or discomfort in your chest. The pain can feel tight, dull or heavy.

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NHS Choices - Causes of angina

(02/05/2014)

Angina occurs when the heart is not supplied with enough blood.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing angina

(02/05/2014)

If you see your GP after experiencing chest pain, they will probably start by asking you about the pattern of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating angina

(07/08/2014)

Treatment of angina aims to provide immediate relief from the symptoms of angina, to prevent future attacks and reduce your risk of further complications.

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NHS Choices - Complications of angina

(02/05/2014)

Heart attacks and strokes are the most serious complications that can occur in cases of angina.

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NHS Choices - Preventing angina

(10/07/2014)

Having a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way of reducing your risk of angina.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(20/10/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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