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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 Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(05/12/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of vitamin B12 or folate causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can cause a wide range of symptoms. These usually develop gradually at first, and can worsen if the condition goes untreated.

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NHS Choices - Causes of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

Vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia occurs when a lack of either of these vitamins affects the body’s ability to produce fully functioning red blood cells.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

A diagnosis of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can often be made by your GP based on your symptoms and the results of blood tests.

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NHS Choices - Treating vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(15/07/2014)

The treatment for vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia will depend on what is causing the condition.

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NHS Choices - Complications of vitamin B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

(02/07/2014)

As most cases of vitamin B12 deficiency or folate deficiency can be easily and effectively treated, complications are rare.

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