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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 Cystitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder, usually caused by a bladder infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of cystitis can vary between children and adults. Common symptoms include a burning pain when urinating, feeling weak and fever.

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NHS Choices - Causes of cystitis

(23/04/2014)

The most common cause of cystitis is a bacterial infection. Other causes include damage or irritation around the urethra,

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

Women who have had cystitis before may be able to recognise the symptoms without seeing their GP. Men and children should always see their GP.

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NHS Choices - Treating cystitis

(23/04/2014)

There are some self-help treatments that can ease the discomfort of cystitis, or your GP may prescribe antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Preventing cystitis

(23/04/2014)

It's not always possible to prevent cystitis, but you can take some steps to help avoid the condition.

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NHS Choices - Interstitial cystitis

(06/03/2015)

Interstitial cystitis causes recurring discomfort in the bladder and pelvic area. The symptoms vary between individuals, but some can people experience intense pain.

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