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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 Urinary incontinence

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It is a common problem and is thought to affect millions of people worldwide.

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NHS Choices - Causes of urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

Urinary incontinence occurs when the normal process of storing and passing urine is disrupted.

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NHS Choices - Non-surgical treatments for urinary incontinence

(19/05/2015)

The treatment you receive for urinary incontinence will depend on the type of incontinence you have and the severity of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Surgery and procedures for urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

If other treatments for urinary incontinence are unsuccessful or unsuitable, surgery or other procedures may be recommended.

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NHS Choices - Preventing urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

It is not always possible to prevent urinary incontinence, but a healthy lifestyle may reduce the chances of the condition developing.

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NHS Choices - 'Women should not feel embarrassed'

(04/11/2014)

Kate first had symptoms of stress incontinence after having a hysterectomy. She suffered in silence for eight years before she sought help.

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