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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 Miscarriage

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 23 weeks. The main signs of a miscarriage include vaginal bleeding, followed by cramping and pain.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

The most common sign of miscarriage is vaginal bleeding.

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NHS Choices - Causes of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

There are many reasons why a miscarriage may occur, although the causes of particular miscarriages are often not identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

If you see your GP or midwife because of vaginal bleeding or other symptoms of miscarriage, you may be referred to an early pregnancy unit for tests.

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NHS Choices - What happens if you have a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

If you have a miscarriage, you may need to have any remaining pregnancy tissue removed from your womb.

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NHS Choices - What happens after a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

A miscarriage can have a profound emotional impact, not only on a woman, but also on her partner, friends and family.

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NHS Choices - Preventing miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

As the cause of a miscarriage is often not identified, they cannot always be prevented.

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