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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Articles in Iron deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

Iron deficiency anaemia is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Many people with iron deficiency anaemia will only have a few signs or symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when the body does not have enough iron, leading to the decreased production of red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

If you experience symptoms of iron deficiency anaemia, see your GP. A simple blood test can usually confirm the diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Treatment for iron deficiency anaemia usually involves taking iron supplements and changing your diet to increase your iron levels, as well as treating the underlying cause.

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NHS Choices - Complications of iron deficiency anaemia

(15/04/2014)

Iron deficiency anaemia rarely causes serious or long-term complications, although some people with the condition find it affects their daily life.

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