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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 OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/03/2015)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects people differently, but usually causes a particular pattern of thought and behaviour.

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NHS Choices - Causes of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Despite much research being carried out into obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the exact cause of the condition has not yet been identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

It is very important you visit your GP if you have symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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NHS Choices - Treating obsessive compulsive disorder

(20/11/2014)

Treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) depends on the how much the condition is affecting your daily life.

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NHS Choices - 'Many people are unaware that OCD can take a sinister angle'

(20/11/2014)

Diana Wilson had obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) for 26 years. Now working for OCD-UK, here she shares her story about how she finally overcame the disorder.

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