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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 Tooth abscess

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth and spreads to the surrounding tissue. It forms as the result of a bacterial infection.

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NHS Choices - Causes of dental abscess

(16/05/2014)

A dental abscess occurs when bacteria infect and spread inside a tooth, your gums or the surrounding tissue.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a dental abscess

(16/05/2014)

If you think you may have a dental abscess, see a dentist as soon as possible.

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NHS Choices - Treating a dental abscess

(05/12/2014)

The only way to cure a dental abscess is with dental treatment.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a dental abscess

(16/05/2014)

With the right treatment, a dental abscess is easily cured. However, in rare cases, complications can occur.

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