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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 Malnutrition

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/03/2015)

Malnutrition is a serious condition that occurs when a person’s diet doesn't contain the right amount of nutrients.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

The most common symptom of malnutrition is unplanned and unexplained weight loss.

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NHS Choices - Causes of malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Malnutrition is caused by a lack of nutrients which prevents the body functioning normally.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Several factors are taken into account to check whether someone is malnourished or at a high risk of malnutrition.

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NHS Choices - Treating malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Treatment for malnutrition depends on the underlying cause and how severely malnourished you are.

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NHS Choices - Preventing malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

The best way to ensure you get the correct amount of nutrients is to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

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