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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 Urinary incontinence

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It is a common problem and is thought to affect millions of people worldwide.

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NHS Choices - Causes of urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

Urinary incontinence occurs when the normal process of storing and passing urine is disrupted.

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NHS Choices - Non-surgical treatments for urinary incontinence

(19/05/2015)

The treatment you receive for urinary incontinence will depend on the type of incontinence you have and the severity of your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Surgery and procedures for urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

If other treatments for urinary incontinence are unsuccessful or unsuitable, surgery or other procedures may be recommended.

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NHS Choices - Preventing urinary incontinence

(04/11/2014)

It is not always possible to prevent urinary incontinence, but a healthy lifestyle may reduce the chances of the condition developing.

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NHS Choices - 'Women should not feel embarrassed'

(04/11/2014)

Kate first had symptoms of stress incontinence after having a hysterectomy. She suffered in silence for eight years before she sought help.

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