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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 OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/03/2015)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) affects people differently, but usually causes a particular pattern of thought and behaviour.

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NHS Choices - Causes of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

Despite much research being carried out into obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), the exact cause of the condition has not yet been identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

(20/11/2014)

It is very important you visit your GP if you have symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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NHS Choices - Treating obsessive compulsive disorder

(20/11/2014)

Treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) depends on the how much the condition is affecting your daily life.

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NHS Choices - 'Many people are unaware that OCD can take a sinister angle'

(20/11/2014)

Diana Wilson had obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) for 26 years. Now working for OCD-UK, here she shares her story about how she finally overcame the disorder.

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