Health Advice

Latest from blog

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

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 >

Read more

Life Pharmacy Ireland – Live Better

Bringing you the best health advice for your family

Articles in Laryngitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx (voice box). In most cases, it will get better without treatment in about a week.

read more

NHS Choices - Symptoms of laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Symptoms of laryngitis can begin suddenly and usually get worse over a period or two to three days.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis occurs when the larynx (voice box) becomes irritated and inflamed (swollen). It is mostly caused by an infection or damage to the larynx.

read more

NHS Choices - Diagnosing laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

Laryngitis will often get better without treatment, so you don't usually need to see your GP unless you have particularly severe or long-lasting symptoms.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

In most cases, laryngitis gets better within a week without treatment.

read more

NHS Choices - Preventing laryngitis

(22/10/2013)

As laryngitis is often caused by common viral infections, such as cold and flu, it is not always possible to prevent it.

read more