Meningitis – Get the Facts

The HSE is warning parents and the general public to be vigilant following three meningitis deaths in Ireland in recent weeks.  Parents are advised to check their children have been vaccinated against the illness, as it poses a serious risk to children and adolescents. Eleven cases have been notified to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre…

Christmas Opening Hours

** CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS ** St. Aidans Shopping Centre, WEXFORD Sunday 23rd:  9am to 5pm Christmas Eve: 8.30am to 4pm Re-Open Thursday 27th December: 10am to 5pm The Duffry, ENNISCORTHY Sunday 23rd 9am to 5pm Christmas Eve: 8.30am to 4pm Re-Open Thursday 27th December: 10am to 1pm Rafter Street, ENNISCORTHY Sunday 23rd 12pm to 5pm  …

Parkinson’s Disease

  Parkinson’s Disease   We’ve all heard of Parkinson’s Disease but not many of us know much about it.  Today we will discover a bit about the condition that is affecting more of us as our population grows older. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative condition, resulting from the death of dopamine containing cells…

Hemp (CBD) Oil

      Hemp (CBD) Oil What is it? Hemp and Cannabis (or Marijuana) come from the same plant, Cannabis Sattiva, and contain groups of chemical compounds called cannabinoids. The main active ingredient in Cannabis is a cannabinoid known as THC (delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol), which is psychoactive and causes mind-altering effects. Cannabis farmers have created hybrids…

Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) ED is an unfortunate condition because not only can it affect your sex life adversely – but men find it embarrassing, too. Which means they often don’t seek help for it, and the embarrassment further feeds into difficulties with sex. People often shy away from sex if they feel it’s not going…

Back Pain

  Back Pain I’ve done no study on this but I can safely say that back pain is one of the most common complaints coming into the pharmacy presently.  Back pain comes in many forms and today we will look at these and options for treatment.  Back pain can also bring a myriad of psychological…

Tips for Treating your Childs Cold!

      Tips for Treating your Childs Cold!                 Did you know that children get colds more often than adults?  This probably explains why we seem to be dealing with coughs and colds the whole way from September to June in the pharmacy! Colds are viral illnesses which…