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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 Peripheral neuropathy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/08/2014)

Peripheral neuropathy is a term for a group of conditions in which the peripheral nervous system is damaged.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy

(06/08/2014)

Depending on the cause of the peripheral neuropathy, symptoms may develop slowly or quickly.

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NHS Choices - Causes of peripheral neuropathy

(06/08/2014)

In the UK, the most common cause of peripheral neuropathy is diabetes. The condition can also be caused by other health conditions and certain medications.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing peripheral neuropathy

(05/08/2014)

A number of tests can be used to diagnose peripheral neuropathy and any underlying cause.

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NHS Choices - Treating peripheral neuropathy

(05/08/2014)

Treatment for peripheral neuropathy may include treating any underlying cause as well as any symptoms you are experiencing.

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NHS Choices - Complications of peripheral neuropathy

(05/08/2014)

Peripheral neuropathy can sometimes cause other medical problems.

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