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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 Rhinitis, allergic

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the inside of the nose caused by an allergen, such as pollen, dust, mould or flakes of skin from certain animals.

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NHS Choices - Causes of allergic rhinitis

(19/05/2014)

Allergic rhinitis is caused by an allergic reaction to an allergen, such as pollen, dust and certain animals.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing allergic rhinitis

(19/05/2014)

Your GP will often be able to diagnose allergic rhinitis from your symptoms and your personal and family medical history.

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NHS Choices - Complications of allergic rhinitis

(19/05/2014)

If you have allergic rhinitis, there is a risk you could develop further problems.

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NHS Choices - Preventing allergic rhinitis

(19/05/2014)

The best way to prevent allergic rhinitis is to avoid the allergen that causes it.

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