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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 Restless legs syndrome

NHS Choices - Symptoms of restless legs syndrome

(29/10/2013)

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) typically causes an overwhelming urge to move your legs and an uncomfortable sensation in your legs and sometimes arms, chest and face.

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NHS Choices - Causes of restless legs syndrome

(29/10/2013)

The exact cause of restless legs syndrome (RLS) is unknown, but evidence suggests that it is related to a chemical imbalance in the brain.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing restless legs syndrome

(03/07/2014)

No test is available for diagnosing restless legs syndrome (RLS). A diagnosis is based on your symptoms and medical history.

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NHS Choices - Treating restless legs syndrome

(29/10/2013)

Learn about the various treatments for primary and secondary restless legs syndrome (RLS), including medication and lifestyle changes.

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