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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 Laryngitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx (voice box). In most cases, it will get better without treatment in about a week.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Symptoms of laryngitis can begin suddenly and usually get worse over a period or two to three days.

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NHS Choices - Causes of laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis occurs when the larynx (voice box) becomes irritated and inflamed (swollen). It is mostly caused by an infection or damage to the larynx.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis will often get better without treatment, so you don't usually need to see your GP unless you have particularly severe or long-lasting symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

In most cases, laryngitis gets better within a week without treatment.

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NHS Choices - Preventing laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

As laryngitis is often caused by common viral infections, such as cold and flu, it is not always possible to prevent it.

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