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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 Gum disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/01/2015)

Gum disease is a very common condition where the gums become swollen, sore or infected.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of gum disease

(26/02/2014)

Healthy gums should be pink, firm and keep your teeth securely in place. Your gums should not bleed when you touch or brush them.

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NHS Choices - Causes of gum disease

(26/02/2014)

Gum disease can be caused by a number of factors, but poor oral hygiene is the most common cause.

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NHS Choices - Treating gum disease

(28/05/2015)

The best way to treat gum disease is to practise good oral hygiene, although additional dental and medical treatments are sometimes necessary.

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NHS Choices - Complications of gum disease

(26/02/2014)

If you develop gingivitis and do not have the plaque or tartar (hardened plaque) removed from your teeth, the condition may get worse and lead to periodontitis.

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