Life Pharmacy Blog

Hay Fever Advice

Hay fever is a common condition that is estimated to affect around 20% of people. Hay fever is more likely if there is a family history of allergies, particularly asthma or eczema. If you are a regular sufferer then early action ahead of symptoms is essential. Symptoms The symptoms of hay fever include: frequent sneezing… Read more >

Stop Smoking Advice

Stopping smoking is one of the most positive things you can do for your health. It is never too late to start your journey to improved health, wellbeing and quality of life. Life Pharmacy is on hand to give you helpful advice and tips on increasing your chances of successfully stopping. We also stock a… Read more >


Flu Vaccination Service

What is flu?  Flu is a common infection of the upper respiratory tract caused by the flu virus. It usually occurs during the winter months. For most people, it is an unpleasant but not life-threatening illness. What is the flu vaccine and how does it work? The seasonal flu vaccine helps your immune system to… Read more >


5 Steps to Heart Health

With around 10,000 people suffering from Cardiovascular Disease annually, heart-related illnesses are now the number one cause of death in Ireland. According to the HSE, Coronary Heart Disease, including heart attack, accounts for 22% of all deaths recorded annually. Having a healthy heart is crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Failing to take care of your… Read more >


Blood Pressure: Know The Facts

Blood pressure is one of the most widespread topics of discussion among medical professionals today. We at Life Pharmacy would like our patients to know the facts about blood pressure, as maintaining a healthy blood pressure can be key to maintaining a healthy life.  So what is blood pressure? Blood pressure can be defined as… Read more >

Holiday Blog

5 Healthcare Essentials for Summer Travellers

Now that summer has arrived, Irish people are jetting off around the world, spending their well-deserved holiday time abroad. In a recent study by, it was found that the most popular holiday destinations for Irish people range from London to New York City to the Costa del Sol. Others opt to spend their holidays… Read more >


Staying Sun Safe

The summer is well underway and its time to talk about sun care. With the recent spell of beautiful weather in Ireland, now is the time to educate ourselves on the dangers associated with the sun exposure. What are the risks of unprotected sun exposure? Firstly, sun care is essential in the prevention of burns…. Read more >


How to stay healthy during exam time

It’s the final countdown – after weeks of cramming, sleepless nights and excessive highlighting, exam time is just around the corner. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be difficult at the best of times, so we’ve compiled our top 5 tips for healthy living while sitting exams. Step 1: Get Organised Preparing for state exams can… Read more >


Tackling Hay fever

After a long winter, the approach of summer is usually welcomed with opened arms. But with sprouting daffodils and warmer nights, pollen and spores in the air rise and this can cause a lot of discomfort to those who suffer from hay fever. Hay fever is a common type of allergic reaction estimated to affect… Read more >


De-Clutter Your Beauty Bag

It’s the ultimate beauty sin that we’re all guilty of – an overflowing beauty bag with products we have never used, or never need. Cut out bad habits and rework your cosmetic collection with our top 5 tips to de-clutter your beauty bag. 1. Can’t remember when you bought it? Get rid. We’re oh-so-familiar with… Read more >