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Colic - Symtoms, Causes and Treatment

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COLIC

Colic is the term used to describe frequent and often prolonged bouts of forceful, fretful crying in an otherwise healthy infant.  The child continues crying despite attempts to provide comfort.  The face will often turn red and the legs may be drawn up to the stomach.

Colic is very common in newborn babies and it is thought to affect around 20% of infants.  The condition normally starts a few weeks after birth, and continues for the first three to four months of life.  Although it may appear that your baby is in distress, colic is not harmful, and your baby will continue to feed and gain weight normally.  There is no evidence that colic has any long-term effects.

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Don’t let recurrent UTI’s rule your life D- Mannose - A natural way to help you beat UTI misery now available at Whelehans Pharmacy

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Don’t let recurrent UTI’s rule your life

D- Mannose - A natural way to help you beat UTI misery now available at Whelehans Pharmacy

Urinary tract infections are more commonly known as UTIs. Infections of the urinary tract are extremely common in Ireland and account for a large proportion of doctor visits per year.

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Information on Haemorrhoids - Causes - Treatment

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Haemorrhoids

WHAT ARE HAEMORRHOIDS?

Haemorrhoids, often called piles, are swollen veins in the anal passage.  They can occur near the surface of the anus (external haemorrhoids) or higher in the anal canal (internal haemorrhoids).  Sometimes, haemorrhoids can protrude outside the anus (prolapsing haemorrhoids). Symptoms include bleeding from the anus, particularly when having a bowel movement; pain; itching and burning

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It's a war out there - your skin needs help....... Benefits of Hydrolysed Collagen Powder

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It's a war out there - your skin needs help....... Benefits of Hydrolysed Collagen Powder

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Heading off on holiday - Top tips and information to help you prepare for potential health issues in advance

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Heading off on holiday - Top tips and information to help you prepare for potential health issues in advance

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