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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 Angina

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/03/2015)

Angina is a heart condition that occurs when the blood supply to the muscles of the heart is restricted.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of angina

(02/05/2014)

The most common symptom of angina is a feeling of pain or discomfort in your chest. The pain can feel tight, dull or heavy.

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NHS Choices - Causes of angina

(02/05/2014)

Angina occurs when the heart is not supplied with enough blood.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing angina

(02/05/2014)

If you see your GP after experiencing chest pain, they will probably start by asking you about the pattern of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Treating angina

(07/08/2014)

Treatment of angina aims to provide immediate relief from the symptoms of angina, to prevent future attacks and reduce your risk of further complications.

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NHS Choices - Complications of angina

(02/05/2014)

Heart attacks and strokes are the most serious complications that can occur in cases of angina.

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NHS Choices - Preventing angina

(10/07/2014)

Having a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way of reducing your risk of angina.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(20/10/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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