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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 Coronary heart disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease is the UK's biggest killer, causing around 73,000 deaths each year. About one in six men and one in ten women die from the disease.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coronary heart disease

(19/03/2015)

The most common symptoms of coronary heart disease (CHD) are chest pain (angina) and a heart attack.

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NHS Choices - Causes of heart disease

(19/03/2015)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually caused by a build-up of fatty deposits on the walls of the arteries around the heart (coronary arteries).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosis and risk assessment

(13/11/2014)

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is usually diagnosed after a risk assessment and some further tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating heart disease

(21/10/2014)

Although coronary heart disease (CHD) cannot be cured, treatment can help manage the symptoms and reduce the risk of further problems.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from heart disease

(21/10/2014)

After having heart surgery or problems like a heart attack, it is possible to resume a normal life.

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NHS Choices - Preventing heart disease

(20/10/2014)

There are several ways you can help lower your risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), such as reducing your blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

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NHS Choices - 'My heart was racing... the pain was awful'

(20/10/2014)

After a heart attack, 36-year-old Debbie Siddons was too scared to pick up her 18-month-old baby. Rehabilitation helped her move on with her life.

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NHS Choices - 'I try to go to the gym once or twice a week for a workout'

(20/10/2014)

Actor Rudolph Walker, 65, is a far cry from Patrick Trueman, the rum-swilling, fry-up-munching character he plays in EastEnders.

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NHS Choices - 'I felt like I'd been kicked in the chest'

(20/10/2014)

A quick diagnosis and emergency treatment saved Lynn Connor's life. She shares her story.

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