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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Alcohol poisoning

Introduction

(17/07/2014)

Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time. This is often known as binge drinking.

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Symptoms of alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

The level of alcohol in a person’s blood can continue to rise for up to 30-40 minutes after a person’s last drink. This can cause their symptoms to suddenly worsen.

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Treatment for alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

Someone with alcohol poisoning won't be able to help themselves. Be aware of the signs of alcohol poisoning and what to do if someone has drunk too much.

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Preventing alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

Alcohol passes quickly into your bloodstream. The physical and mental effects on your body can happen very suddenly.

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