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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 Antidepressants

NHS Choices - Introduction

(30/10/2014)

Antidepressants are a type of medication used to treat depression or prevent it recurring.

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NHS Choices - When antidepressants are used

(14/10/2013)

The main use for antidepressants is treating depression. They are also used for some other mental health conditions and to treat long-term pain.

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NHS Choices - Cautions and interactions

(14/10/2013)

There are several important things to consider when taking antidepressants. You should discuss these with your GP or mental health professional.

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NHS Choices - About your antidepressant dose

(14/10/2013)

When prescribing antidepressants your GP will usually select the lowest possible dose thought necessary to improve your symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Side effects of antidepressants

(14/10/2013)

The side effects of antidepressants can cause problems at first but then generally improve with time.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to antidepressants

(14/10/2013)

There are several treatments that can be used as alternatives to antidepressants for treating depression and other mental health conditions.

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