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Most people welcome spring as the season that heralds the end of winter and the start of warmer weather.
For pharmacists, it brings a flare-up of customers with spring-related ailments, with many pointing to a noticeable increase in allergies and asthma.
Linda Bryant discusses gout, a chronic long-term condition that is often associated with other diseases, and drug-related morbidity and mortality. As such, gout needs to be addressed holistically as part of the psychosocial medical model