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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 Nocturnal enuresis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/04/2015)

Bedwetting can be worrying and frustrating, but it's common for children to accidentally wet the bed during the night. The problem usually resolves in time.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bedwetting

(14/04/2015)

Bedwetting is usually only regarded as a medical issue when it occurs in children who are five years old or older and who wet the bed at least twice a week.

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NHS Choices - Causes of bedwetting

(14/04/2015)

Bedwetting is not your child's fault and there's often no obvious reason why it happens. In many cases, the problem runs in families.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing bedwetting

(14/04/2015)

It's likely your GP will ask you or your child about their bedwetting in order to check for any underlying cause and help determine the most effective treatment.

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NHS Choices - Treating bedwetting

(14/04/2015)

Although most children will stop wetting the bed as they get older, there are a number of treatments that can be tried.

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