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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 Gluten intolerance

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where a person has an adverse reaction to gluten.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Symptoms of coeliac disease can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition caused by an abnormal immune reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread and pasta.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Routine screening for coeliac disease is not recommended unless you have symptoms or are at an increased risk of developing them.

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NHS Choices - Treating coeliac disease

(28/04/2015)

Coeliac disease is usually treated by simply excluding foods that contain gluten from your diet.

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NHS Choices - Complications of coeliac disease

(01/08/2014)

If you have coeliac disease, it is crucial you do not eat any gluten. If you have untreated or undiagnosed coeliac disease and are still eating gluten, several complications can occur.

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NHS Choices - 'I'm so glad I joined Coeliac UK'

(01/08/2014)

Shira Groombridge, 32, had unpleasant symptoms for eight years before she was diagnosed with coeliac disease.

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