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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 Dry eye syndrome

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/10/2014)

Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, is a common condition that occurs when the eyes do not make enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

The symptoms of dry eye syndrome are mild for most people, although more severe cases can be painful and lead to complications.

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NHS Choices - Causes of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Dry eye syndrome can occur if your eyes do not produce enough tears or your tears evaporate too quickly.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Your GP should be able to diagnose dry eye syndrome based on your symptoms and medical history. They may also examine you to check for other conditions.

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NHS Choices - Treating dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

There is no cure for dry eye syndrome and some people have recurring episodes for the rest of their lives, but there are treatments to help control the symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Self-help advice for dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

There are a number of things you can do to prevent dry eye syndrome or ease your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Although most people only experience mild symptoms, severe cases of dry eye syndrome may cause complications.

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