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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 Jet lag

NHS Choices - Introduction


Jet lag is tiredness and confusion after a long aircraft journey. It occurs when the body's internal clock is disrupted after crossing a number of time zones.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of jet lag


The symptoms of jet lag can vary from person to person. The severity of your symptoms will depend on the distance travelled and the number of time zones crossed.

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NHS Choices - Treating jet lag


To minimise jet lag, establish a new sleeping and eating routine when you arrive at your destination. Don't sleep when you arrive and spend some time outdoors.

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NHS Choices - Preventing jet lag


Jet lag can't be prevented, but you can take steps to reduce its effects.

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