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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 Indigestion

NHS Choices - Introduction

(21/11/2014)

Indigestion can be pain or discomfort in your upper abdomen (dyspepsia) or burning pain behind the breastbone (heartburn).

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of indigestion

(20/03/2015)

The main symptom of indigestion (dyspepsia) is pain or a feeling of discomfort in your chest or stomach, usually after eating or drinking.

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NHS Choices - Causes of indigestion

(10/09/2014)

Indigestion (dyspepsia) occurs when acid from your stomach irritates the lining of your stomach, gullet (oesophagus) or top part of your bowel (duodenum).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing indigestion

(10/09/2014)

For most people, indigestion (dyspepsia) is mild and infrequent, and does not require treatment from a healthcare professional.

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NHS Choices - Treating indigestion

(10/09/2014)

Treatment for indigestion (dyspepsia) will vary, depending on what is causing it and how severe your symptoms are.

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NHS Choices - Complications of indigestion

(10/09/2014)

In most cases, indigestion (dyspepsia) is mild and only occurs occasionally. However, severe indigestion can cause complications.

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