Health Advice

Latest from blog

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

Life Pharmacy Ireland – Live Better

Bringing you the best health advice for your family

Articles in Insomnia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

Insomnia is difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed the next morning, even though you've had enough opportunity to sleep.

read more

NHS Choices - Symptoms of insomnia

(23/10/2014)

The symptoms of insomnia depend on the type of sleeping problem that you have.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of insomnia

(13/12/2013)

Insomnia can be caused by stress, psychiatric problems, underlying physical conditions, alcohol and drug misuse or as a side effect of certain medications.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating insomnia

(28/03/2014)

The first step in treating insomnia is to find out whether the problem is being caused by an underlying medical condition.

read more

NHS Choices - Self-help for insomnia

(13/12/2013)

Insomnia can often be prevented by changing your daytime and bedtime habits or by improving your bedroom environment.

read more