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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 Anorexia nervosa

NHS Choices - Introduction

(17/10/2014)

Anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder and mental health condition.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

The main symptom of anorexia is deliberately losing a lot of weight, although there are often a number of other physical and psychological signs of a problem.

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NHS Choices - Causes of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

The exact causes of anorexia nervosa are unclear, although most experts believe it is likely to be the result of a combination of factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing anorexia

(22/10/2014)

When trying to determine if you have an eating disorder, your GP will probably ask questions about your weight and eating habits.

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NHS Choices - Treating anorexia

(22/10/2014)

The treatment for anorexia nervosa usually involves a combination of psychological therapy and supervised weight gain.

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NHS Choices - Complications of anorexia

(09/10/2014)

If anorexia nervosa is not treated, the condition can lead to a number of serious health problems.

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NHS Choices - 'When I looked in the mirror, a mound of blubber stared back'

(09/10/2014)

Katie Metcalfe, 21, is starting a creative writing degree at Cumbria University, but seven years ago her life was very different.

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