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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 Prostate enlargement

NHS Choices - Introduction

(20/04/2015)

Benign prostate enlargement (BPE), also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a common condition that affects older men. It's not usually a serious threat to health.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of benign prostate enlargement

(12/03/2015)

The symptoms of benign prostate enlargement are caused by the enlarged prostate placing pressure on the bladder and urethra (which carries urine from the bladder to the penis).

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing benign prostate enlargement

(12/03/2015)

To find out whether your prostate gland is enlarged, you'll need to have a few tests. Some tests will be carried out by your GP and others will be carried out by a urologist.

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NHS Choices - Treating benign prostate enlargement

(12/03/2015)

If you have an enlarged prostate, your recommended treatment plan will be determined by how severe your symptoms are.

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NHS Choices - Complications of prostate enlargement

(12/03/2015)

Benign prostate enlargement can sometimes lead to complications, such as a urinary tract infection (UTI) or acute urinary retention (AUR).

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