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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 Pancreatitis, acute

NHS Choices - Introduction

(12/03/2015)

Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of acute pancreatitis

(12/03/2015)

The main symptom of acute pancreatitis is a severe, dull pain around the top of your stomach that develops suddenly.

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NHS Choices - Causes of acute pancreatitis

(12/03/2015)

Most cases of acute pancreatitis are closely linked to gallstones and alcohol consumption, although the exact cause is not always clear.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing acute pancreatitis

(12/03/2015)

Due to the risk of serious complications, most cases of acute pancreatitis are diagnosed in hospital.

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NHS Choices - Treating acute pancreatitis

(13/05/2015)

There's no specific treatment for acute pancreatitis, but for most people the condition gets better on its own within a week.

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NHS Choices - Complications of acute pancreatitis

(12/03/2015)

Although most people with acute pancreatitis recover without experiencing further problems, severe cases can have serious complications.

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NHS Choices - Preventing acute pancreatitis

(12/03/2015)

As acute pancreatitis is often caused by gallstones or excessive alcohol consumption, a healthy lifestyle can reduce your chances of developing the condition.

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