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 Pancreatitis, chronic

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is a condition where the pancreas becomes permanently damaged due to inflammation.

read more

NHS Choices - Symptoms of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Repeated episodes of abdominal (tummy) pain are the most common symptom of chronic pancreatitis.

read more

NHS Choices - Causes of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis is often related to long-term alcohol consumption, although no cause is identified in up to 2 in every 10 cases.

read more

NHS Choices - Diagnosing chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Chronic pancreatitis can usually only be diagnosed by carrying out scans of the pancreas.

read more

NHS Choices - Treating chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

Treatment for chronic pancreatitis aims to help control the condition and reduce any symptoms.

read more

NHS Choices - Complications of chronic pancreatitis

(26/03/2015)

The damage to your pancreas due to chronic pancreatitis means that further problems are relatively common.

read more