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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 Angioedema

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

The main sign of angioedema is swelling that develops below the surface of the skin.

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NHS Choices - Causes of angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Angioedema is often caused by a problem with the immune system, although there are many cases where no cause can be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Diagnosising angioedema is relatively straightforward, but tests are required to determine which type it is.

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NHS Choices - Treating angioedema

(06/11/2014)

Medication is the main treatment for angioedema, although many cases get better after a few days without treatment.

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