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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 Shoulder pain

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/11/2014)

Shoulder pain is a symptom rather than a condition in itself. Shoulder disorders are the most common causes of shoulder pain.

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NHS Choices - Causes of shoulder pain

(24/11/2014)

Shoulder pain can be caused by a number of conditions, including frozen shoulder, rotator cuff disorders, shoulder instability and acromioclavicular joint disorders.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing shoulder pain

(24/11/2014)

Your GP may be able to diagnose the cause of your shoulder pain by first discussing your symptoms with you and examining your shoulder.

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NHS Choices - Treating shoulder pain

(24/11/2014)

There are several types of treatment for shoulder pain, depending on the cause of your pain and your symptoms.

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