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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 Frozen shoulder

NHS Choices - Introduction

(29/09/2014)

Frozen shoulder is a condition that leads to pain and stiffness of the shoulder. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis or shoulder contracture.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Pain and persistent stiffness in the shoulder joint are the two main symptoms of a frozen shoulder.

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NHS Choices - Causes of frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Frozen shoulder occurs when the sleeve that surrounds the shoulder joint, known as the capsule, becomes swollen and thickened.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

You should see your GP if you think you have a frozen shoulder, or if you have persistent shoulder pain that limits your range of movement.

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NHS Choices - Treating frozen shoulder

(15/05/2014)

Treatment for a frozen shoulder will vary, depending on the stage of the condition and the severity of your pain and stiffness.

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