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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 Infertility

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/10/2014)

Infertility is when a couple cannot conceive (get pregnant) despite having regular unprotected sex.

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NHS Choices - Causes of infertility

(08/10/2014)

Infertility can be caused by many different things. For 25% of couples, a cause cannot be identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing infertility

(14/05/2015)

Around 84% of couples conceive naturally within one year of having regular (every two to three days) unprotected sexual intercourse. You should visit your GP if you have not conceived after one year of trying.

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NHS Choices - Treating infertility

(18/05/2015)

The treatment you are offered will depend on what is causing your fertility problems and what is available from your local clinical commissioning group (CCG).

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NHS Choices - Complications of infertility

(22/07/2014)

Some infertility treatments can cause complications including side effects of medication, multiple pregnancy and stress.

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NHS Choices - Preventing infertility

(22/07/2014)

For some, adopting a healthier lifestyle through simple lifestyle changes or staying up to date with regular health checks and tests, may help to prevent infertility.

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