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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 Infertility

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/10/2014)

Infertility is when a couple cannot conceive (get pregnant) despite having regular unprotected sex.

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NHS Choices - Causes of infertility

(08/10/2014)

Infertility can be caused by many different things. For 25% of couples, a cause cannot be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing infertility

(14/05/2015)

Around 84% of couples conceive naturally within one year of having regular (every two to three days) unprotected sexual intercourse. You should visit your GP if you have not conceived after one year of trying.

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NHS Choices - Treating infertility

(18/05/2015)

The treatment you are offered will depend on what is causing your fertility problems and what is available from your local clinical commissioning group (CCG).

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NHS Choices - Complications of infertility

(22/07/2014)

Some infertility treatments can cause complications including side effects of medication, multiple pregnancy and stress.

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NHS Choices - Preventing infertility

(22/07/2014)

For some, adopting a healthier lifestyle through simple lifestyle changes or staying up to date with regular health checks and tests, may help to prevent infertility.

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