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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 Dry eye syndrome

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/10/2014)

Dry eye syndrome, or dry eye disease, is a common condition that occurs when the eyes do not make enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

The symptoms of dry eye syndrome are mild for most people, although more severe cases can be painful and lead to complications.

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NHS Choices - Causes of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Dry eye syndrome can occur if your eyes do not produce enough tears or your tears evaporate too quickly.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Your GP should be able to diagnose dry eye syndrome based on your symptoms and medical history. They may also examine you to check for other conditions.

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NHS Choices - Treating dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

There is no cure for dry eye syndrome and some people have recurring episodes for the rest of their lives, but there are treatments to help control the symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Self-help advice for dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

There are a number of things you can do to prevent dry eye syndrome or ease your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Complications of dry eye syndrome

(06/05/2014)

Although most people only experience mild symptoms, severe cases of dry eye syndrome may cause complications.

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