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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 Sinusitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/03/2015)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

The initial symptoms of a sinus infection are green or yellow mucus from the nose and severe facial pain around the cheeks, eyes or forehead.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Sinusitis is often caused by a viral infection, but there are also a number of other ways that your sinuses can become blocked and inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Treating sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Around two thirds of people who get sinusitis don't need to see their GP. Most cases are due to a viral infection that often clears up on its own.

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NHS Choices - Complications of sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Complications of sinusitis are more common in children than in adults. If your child has had sinusitis and has swelling around the cheekbone or eyelid, it may

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Your GP can usually diagnose sinusitis from your symptoms. It is nearly always caused by a viral infection, such as the common cold or flu, and is diagnosed

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