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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 Sinusitis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/03/2015)

Sinusitis is inflammation of the lining of the sinuses, caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

The initial symptoms of a sinus infection are green or yellow mucus from the nose and severe facial pain around the cheeks, eyes or forehead.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Sinusitis is often caused by a viral infection, but there are also a number of other ways that your sinuses can become blocked and inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Treating sinusitis

(18/10/2013)

Around two thirds of people who get sinusitis don't need to see their GP. Most cases are due to a viral infection that often clears up on its own.

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NHS Choices - Complications of sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Complications of sinusitis are more common in children than in adults. If your child has had sinusitis and has swelling around the cheekbone or eyelid, it may

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sinusitis

(14/10/2011)

Your GP can usually diagnose sinusitis from your symptoms. It is nearly always caused by a viral infection, such as the common cold or flu, and is diagnosed

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