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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 Tennis elbow

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/10/2014)

Tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain around the outside of the elbow. It often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of tennis elbow

(07/10/2014)

Tennis elbow causes pain and tenderness on the outside of your elbow. You may also have pain in your forearm and in the back of your hand.

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NHS Choices - Causes of tennis elbow

(07/10/2014)

Tennis elbow is often an overuse injury. It occurs when the muscles and tendons in your forearm are strained due to a repetitive or strenuous activity.

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NHS Choices - Treating tennis elbow

(07/10/2014)

Tennis elbow is a self-limiting condition, which means that it will eventually get better. However, the pain can last for a long time so a number of treatment options are available.

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NHS Choices - Preventing tennis elbow

(07/10/2014)

It is often difficult to prevent getting tennis elbow. However, not putting strain on the tendons of your elbow will help you to avoid the condition or prevent your symptoms getting worse.

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