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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 Osteopathy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/07/2014)

Osteopathy is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person’s muscles and joints.

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NHS Choices - Conditions commonly treated with osteopathy

(04/03/2015)

Osteopathy is most commonly used to treat conditions that affect the muscles, bones and joints.

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NHS Choices - What happens during osteopathy?

(04/03/2015)

During your first osteopathy session, the osteopath will ask you about your symptoms and your general health before carrying out a physical examination.

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NHS Choices - Osteopathy safety and regulation

(20/08/2013)

Osteopathy is one of only two complementary and alternative medicines (CAMs) that are regulated under UK law. The other is chiropractic.

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NHS Choices - Evidence for osteopathy

(21/11/2014)

There is evidence that osteopathy is an effective treatment for persistent lower back pain.

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