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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 Fibromyalgia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Fibromyalgia, also called fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of fibromyalgia

(10/07/2014)

Fibromyalgia has many symptoms that tend to vary from person to person. The main symptom is widespread pain.

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NHS Choices - Causes of fibromyalgia

(28/11/2014)

It's not clear why some people develop fibromyalgia. The exact cause is unknown, but it's likely a number of factors are involved.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing fibromyalgia

(14/03/2014)

If you think you have fibromyalgia, visit your GP. Diagnosing fibromyalgia can be difficult, as there is no specific test that can diagnose the condition.

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NHS Choices - Treating fibromyalgia

(29/08/2014)

There is no cure for fibromyalgia, but treatment can ease some of your symptoms and improve quality of life.

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NHS Choices - Self-help for fibromyalgia

(10/07/2014)

If you have fibromyalgia, there are several ways to change your lifestyle to help relieve your symptoms and make your condition easier to live with.

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